United States bankruptcy courts are courts created under Article I of the United States Constitution. They function as units of the district courts and have subject-matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy cases. The federal district courts have original and exclusive jurisdiction over all cases arising under the bankruptcy code, (see 28 U.S.C. § 1334(a)), and bankruptcy cases cannot be filed in state court. Donel is Certified to represent clients in such courts. 

The decisions of the Courts of Appeal are binding on the Superior Courts of California, and both the Courts of Appeal and the Superior Courts are bound by the decisions of the Supreme Court of California.

Benjamin Donel has been granted permission to represent client in United State Appellate Court for the Second District of California reversing a ruling of veteran judge on a  real estate matter result in $270,000 judgment. 722 w. 43rd st v. Ali et al.  

​​Benjamin Donel is an active member of The State Bar of California with focus in Real Estate and Foreclosure Law litigation. No task is too big and no case is too small. With offices throughout California and full staff of seasoned Attorneys, Paralegals and litigation support Donel has successfully litigated numerous real estate litigation matter on behalf of his client in various district of California's Court. 

Benjamin Donel is licensed with The Department of Business Oversight  (DBO) provides protection to consumers and services to businesses engaged in financial transactions.  The Department regulates a variety of financial services, products and professionals.  The Department oversees the operations of state-licensed financial institutions, including banks, credit unions, money transmitters, issuers of payment instruments and travelers checks, and premium finance companies. 

Benjamin Donel is Certified HAFA specialist through Department of Real Estate. HAFA is a The Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program, that is designed to help borrowers who are unable to retain their home under the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) or other loan modification programs.  While the first priority is to keep families in their homes, where this is not possible with a loan modification. 

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