Practice Areas


We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for relief under the Bankruptcy Code. Our Bankruptcy practice area includes representing both debtors and creditors in the following types of matters:

  • Individual and Business Chapter 7 Bankruptcies
  • Individual and Business Chapter 11 Bankruptcies
  • Individual Chapter 13 Bankruptcies
  • Bankruptcy Litigation

O&R offers free initial consultations for debtors. We offer affordable, competitive fees and have successfully completed many cases including many complex bankruptcy matters. With aggressively and effectively represent our client’s interests in both the Northern and Eastern Districts of California.

Civil Litigation

Our civil litigation practice area includes Real Estate Disputes, Contract Disputes, Commercial Disputes, Collection Matters, Debt Defense and Negotiations, and Business Disputes. We handle a wide array of civil litigation with the skill, experience, and pragmatism necessary to achieve excellent results for our clients.


At O&R we will work vigorously to collect on debts owed to you.  Both of our attorneys have extensive experience collecting judgments, personal loans, credit card debt, lines of credit, real estate loans, and other obligations.  Our collections clients include a number of local financial institutions.


Laurence S. Ross has handled many family law matters including divorce, annulment, property settlements, alimony, child custody and visitation, child support, and alimony awards. This is Mr. Ross’s primary area of practice.  He has extensive knowledge and experience with both the legal and practical aspects of family law matters.


At O&R we can help with your legal rights as a Landlord. We are very knowledgeable on both the landlord and tenant law that governs the rental of commercial and residential properties. Make an appointment with us so you know your rights and responsibilities.

Name Change

Changing your name is typically an easy process we can walk you through. Name change generally refers to a person adopting a name different from their name at birth, marriage or adoption.

Real Estate

Our Real Estate practice area includes the following types of matters:

  • Preparing and recording Deeds
  • Preparing and reviewing purchase agreements
  • Advising clients regarding real estate transactions
  • Handling real estate disputes both in, and outside of court
  • Interacting with governmental agencies on behalf of our clients

Whether you have a simple real estate transaction or a complicated dispute, we are here to help.

Estate Planning & Probate

At O&R we are your go to source for Estate Planning and Probate matters. Our Estate Planning Probate practice area includes the following types of matters:

  • Preparing, Revising, and Reviewing Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Healthcare Directives
  • Advising clients about the practical and legal implications of their estate planning decisions.
  • Advising clients with regard to alternatives to probate.
  • Tax Planning
  • Transferring Property Following Death
  • Trust administration
  • Handling Probate and Estate matters in Court


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