Judiciary Offers Free Seminar on Credit and Bankruptcy

The Hawai`i State Judiciary is sponsoring a free informational session, "Credit and Bankruptcy," from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, in the Supreme Court Conference Room, 417 South King Street.

Attorneys Walter Davison and Ted Pettit will help participants understand their legal rights and responsibilities as debtors, describe how to respond to creditors, suggest options for dealing with problem debt, and provide other details concerning credit and bankruptcy.

Davison is a partner in the law firm of Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, where he concentrates his practice in the area of bankruptcy law. He received his law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California.

Pettit is with the law firm of Case Lombardi & Pettit, where he focuses his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, collections, and business reorganization. He received his law degree from the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai`i.

This session is part of the "Lunch 'n' Learn the Law" program, a series of free seminars featuring topics relating to specific areas of the law and the courts. Volunteer presenters include judges, attorneys, court officials and other subject-matter experts.

For more information, contact the Judiciary Public Affairs Office at 539-4909.

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The Hawai`i State Judiciary does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information provided by the speakers. The speakers' remarks do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Judiciary. The information provided by the speakers is a general overview of basic legal concepts, and is not intended as legal advice for any specific person or situation.

Contact: Marsha Kitagawa, 539-4909

For more information, contact the public affairs office at 808-539-4909 or via email at pao@courts.state.hi.us.

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