It is unlikely, you will get much help from the DA. But you are under obligation to pay your rent as the others have stated.
Consider Sue Archers offer, too. It is quite often the case a person may purchase for less than they pay in rent. Even with foreclosure or bankruptcy, it is entirely possible to get a home loan with a couple of years.... more
It is usually better to expunge the property prior to BK, HOWEVER, it would be wise if you all including your agent met with the attorney so you can all be on the same game plan.
Some short sales STOP when a bankruptcy starts.
Harold Sharpe - Broker
So Cal Homes Realty
California Department of Real Estate Broker License # 01312992... more
Look online and call every company that looks like they are remotely connected to what you are trying to do. Then look up every reo you can find and call the agent/broker and take any work you can get.... more