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Scott Talkov

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Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Riverside, CA

Talkov Law
2900 Adams St, Ste C225
Riverside, CA 92504
Phone: 951-888-3300
Email: Scott Talkov
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2021
Licensed in California Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Real Estate: Business (30%), Business Litigation (30%), Bankruptcy: Business (20%), Civil Litigation: Defense (10%), Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (10%)
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Scott Talkov is the Founder of Talkov Law where the emphasis of his practice is in real estate law, business disputes, bankruptcy litigation and partition actions in California. Before founding the firm, Scott was named partner of the year at an Inland Empire law firm dating back to 1897.

Scott has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine for eight consecutive years from 2013 to 2020.

Scott is the longest-standing Board Member in the Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum and was twice elected as President of the Riverside County Barristers (Young Attorneys’) Association. Scott is active in the Pick Group of Riverside Young Professionals and Riverside County Bar Association.

Scott graduated cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, where he was a member of the Board of Editors for the Washington University Law Review.

Beginning his studies at University of California, Riverside, Scott completed his bachelor’s degree as a 2004 graduate of University of California, Santa Barbara. Scott was an elected official and earned leadership awards for his role in student government at both campuses.

Scott’s articles on real estate law have been published in the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal of the American Bar Association and California Real Property Journal of the State Bar of California.

Scott volunteers his time as the Assistant Director of the Associated Students Legal Clinic at the University of California, Riverside, where he provides free advice to students with real estate and civil litigation issues.

Scott has been featured on CNN, FoxNews, and KCAL 9, as well as the Los Angeles Times, Press-Enterprise in Riverside, LA Weekly, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, San Bernardino Sun, Redlands Daily Facts, and Los Cerritos Community News.

Scott’s state court experience includes the California Superior Court in Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Ventura counties, as well as the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Second Division (Riverside) and Second District (Los Angeles).

His federal court experience includes the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California as well as bankruptcy appeals to the District Court for the Central District of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

About Scott Talkov

First Admitted: 2009, California

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Educational Background

  • B.A., Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara (2004)


  • Eagle Scout, Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1999

Pro bono/Community Service

  • ASUCR Legal Clinic, Assistant Director & Former Director, 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Real Estate Broker, California Bureau of Real Estate, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum, Board Member (2014-Present), 2014
  • Riverside County Bar Association, Board of Directors (2011-12, 2014-15) and Member (2009-Present), 2009
  • Riverside County Barristers Association, President (2011-12, 2014-15) & Board Member (2010-Present), 2010


  • RAM Pizza vs Garcia (In re Garcia), Chapter 11; $1,000,000 settlement of a bankruptcy adversary alleging fraudulent transfer. Settlement paid in full., 2015
  • Eleiwa v. Whitmore (In re Eleiwa): Representation of Chapter 7 Trustee; finding that debtor was not entitled to homestead exemption affirmed on appeal to the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.  , 2013
  • Matthew Banks Ashworth v. Kathryn Ehrgott (In re Matthew Banks Ashworth): Representation of creditor in non-dischargeability action; affirmed by the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel., 2013
  • In re Matthew Banks Ashworth, No. 8:11-bk-10946-RK, 2012 Bankr. Lexis 4563 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. Oct. 1, 2012). Client (ex-wife) filed claim for alimony of $1,500 per month payable over 17 years. Chapter 13 debtor (ex-husband) objected, claiming alimony was disguised property settlement of $10M civil suit for intra-marital transmission of sexually transmitted disease. Objection overruled. Debtor lacked evidence that the parties intended anything other than support on the date of the marital dissolution as required by the controlling precedent of Friedkin v. Sternberg (In re Sternberg), 85 F.3d 1400 (9th Cir. 1996)., 2012

Industry Groups

  • Business
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for Scott Talkov

2900 Adams St
Ste C225
Riverside, CA 92504

Last Updated: 7/12/2021

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