Murrieta, California

Murrieta is a beautiful city in Riverside County with a population of over 114,000 in the southwest corner of Riverside County. Although Murrieta is physically close to my San Clemente office, the Naval Base covers most of that land, and you must drive around it.

I have been a bankruptcy attorney for nearly 20 years. Starting in Palm Desert, I have expanded and opened a second office in San Clemente to serve Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, San Diego, and Los Angeles Counties.

Our ServicesComplimentary Consultation and Means Test Assessment in Murrieta: Evaluate your bankruptcy eligibility.
Legal Advice on Bankruptcy Filing in Murrieta: Expert guidance on choosing between Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
Wage Garnishment Solutions in Murrieta: Legal assistance to address issues related to wage garnishment.
Debt Settlement or Debt Relief Options in Murrieta: Explore various strategies for managing and resolving debts.
Foreclosure Assistance in Murrieta: Navigate the complexities of the foreclosure process with our help.

History of MurrietaMurrieta, a city in southwestern Riverside County, California, has a rich history that reflects the broader development of Southern California. The Temecula Indians originally inhabited the area. The name "Murrieta" is believed to be derived from Juan Murrieta, a Spaniard who brought sheep to the valley in 1873, paving the way for agricultural development.
With the establishment of the California Southern Railroad in 1882, the region saw an influx of settlers and a boom in the local economy, especially in agriculture and shipping. However, the railroad was rerouted in 1885, leading to a period of decline. Despite this, Murrieta thrived as a small farming and ranching community.
The 20th century has brought significant change, with the construction of the Interstate 15 corridor in the 1980s facilitating easy access to San Diego and Los Angeles. This spurred a population and economic boom, transforming Murrieta from a rural community into one of the fastest-growing cities in California during the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Today, Murrieta is known for its high quality of life, safe neighborhoods, and as a hub for healthcare and educational services, retaining its historic charm while embracing modern development.

Economy of MurrietaMurrieta is well off compared to most of Riverside County. The median household income is around $107,000, well above the state median. Poverty is low in the city, under 7%. Murrieta has bigger households than most of California, with 3.23 people per family. This helps account for the higher household income as the per capita income is $41,000, below the state median. People drive far to work in Murrieta at 35 minutes for the mean travel time.

Meet Your Riverside Attorney Our San Clemente office is about an hour away from Murrieta. Every week, I drive through Temecula on my way back from Palm Desert, and if you cannot drive to the coast, I am willing to meet you at your home or anywhere you choose close to you. If you want to visit my office, follow the I-15S to Pala Mesa. From there, take 76W to I-5N.

Client Reviews
I highly recommend Christopher Hewitt. Chris was doing pretty good job on my case with full support from processing, scheduling and other questions. We are in desperate situation facing foreclosure and credit card debt at that time, he saved us. He has my highest recommendation with regard to his expertise. Rizal H K
We found the law office of Christopher Hewitt to be a pleasant relationship in our legal situation. The law office was always responsive and always treated my questions as important and answered very quickly. The law office always advised me and I got great advise on our situation. I would highly recommend this law office for your legal dilemma. John H
Ibegan a business relationship with the Law Office of Christopher Hewitt and dealt with Mr. Hewitt directly. I utilized his service in debt management and because of him i am debt free within 6 months!!! I cannot thank him enough for all the hard work he did and how effective he was with all my creditors. I definitely could not have been this successful with eradicating my debt if i had not employed Mr. Hewitt's services. I strongly recommend him and his Law Office to anyone looking for legal help. Thank you so much!!! Debra B.
The Law Office of Chris Hewitt was great at handling my debt settlement. I was able to speak directly with the attorney multiple times and he always knew what was going on with my accounts and gave me clear advise. I did not feel like he made any false promises and was very realistic about what the outcomes would be. At the end of the year I was able to pay off all my credit cards at less than 40% of what I owed at the time I hired him. I would highly recommend Chris Hewitt for any one who has debt issues and does not want to file for bankruptcy. Karen H.
Basically, if I could describe my experience with Chris Hewitt in three words they would be, professional, straight-forward, and helpful. Going into filing chapter 7 bankruptcy, I had no clue where to begin. Chris took me where I was at and guided me along a process that proved to be clearing financially and emotionally. Plus, I am quite certain nobody could have done it for a better price. I would recommend his service to anybody. Thank you. Dylan H.