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Mr. John P. Fazzio III Esq.
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 13 years experience
(201) 529-8024 164 Franklin Turnpike
Mahwah, NJ 07430
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Tax
New York University School of Law and Brooklyn Law School
John Fazzio is an aggressive young trial lawyer who is a fierce advocate for his clients in and out of the courtroom. He lives for David and Goliath type contests. John is not afraid to go to trial and has gone all the way to verdict on varied cases including foreclosure, bankruptcy, tax, intellectual property, criminal, and personal injury. John has also prosecuted a number of appeals cases. John regularly practices in the State and Federal Courts in New York and New Jersey.
Fabiola Ruiz-Doolan
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 14 years experience
(201) 880-5563 Landmark Building 27 Warren Street, Suite 101
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Bankruptcy, Business, Consumer and Divorce
Hofstra University
Attorney Fabiola Ruiz Doolan started her legal career working in the area of Contracts and Bankruptcy law. Ms. Ruiz-Doolan opened the law firm in 2010 as a full-service legal practice. As the managing attorney for the firm, she concentrates in the areas of Business and Commercial Transactions, Bankruptcy/ Debtor’s Rights, and Estate Planning. She is part of the Roster of Mediators for Civil, General Equity and Probate Cases in the State of New Jersey and is an accredited attorney for Veteran’s Benefits with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Ms. Ruiz-Doolan is fluent in Spanish and is conversational in Italian...
Kevork Adanas
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 18 years experience
(877) 996-5249 2115 Linwood Avenue
Suite 315
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, IP and Immigration
Seton Hall University School of Law
Kevork George Adanas was born in Istanbul, Turkey, and moved to the United States at age five. He achieved numerous academic and athletic honors at Providence College and went on to earn his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Seton Hall University in the year 2000. His areas of focus throughout his career have included business and corporate law, immigration law and real estate law. After gaining invaluable experience in other respected law firms, Mr. Adanas founded our Fort Lee, New Jersey-based firm in 2005. Ever since, Kevork Adanas P.C. has been a trusted resource for entrepreneurs, business owners and...
Glenn Richard Reiser
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 28 years experience
(201) 498-0400 20 Court St
Suite 4
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Business and Collections
New Jersey attorney engaged in private practice with the law firm of LoFaro & Reiser, LLP. Areas of practice include bankruptcy & creditors' rights, business & corporate law, criminal law, debt collection, foreclosure, Internet law, and complex commercial litigation in state & federal courts.
Virginia Elizabeth Fortunato
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 15 years experience
(201) 673-5777 One Kinderkamack Road
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
New England Law | Boston
Ms. Fortunato is happily married with a young son. She enjoys spending time at the Jersey shore. She loves to scrapbook when time permits. She always wanted to be an attorney because she wanted to be able to help people and make a difference in their lives.
Jeffrey Thomas Massaro
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer
(201) 880-8989 3 University Plaza Dr
#350
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Family and Real Estate
Pace Law School
Marvin Wolf
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years experience
(844) 627-8461 151 West Passaic Street
2nd Floor
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
Brooklyn Law School
I am a solo attorney with a bankruptcy, consumer, foreclosure defense, matrimonial and small business concentration. Because I am admitted in NY, NJ and PA, I can handle multi-jurisdictional issues - helping clients with problems in different states. Bankruptcy and divorce involves finding creative solutions to sometimes unique problems and personalities. I am very straightforward and cut through the bull to get to the heart of the matter and try to save clients money. I provide discounted legal services to union members through Union Plus, and Local 32B-J.
Zubin Haghi
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 7 years experience
(201) 355-0054 151 W. Passaic Street
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Experienced, compassionate, and dedicated attorney focused on foreclosure defense, loan modifications, short sales, bankruptcy, real estate matters, and consumer protection.
Laura Zagoria
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 28 years experience
(201) 300-6712 5 Beekman Place
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
Bankruptcy, Business, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Pace Law School
Marc Gary Alster
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 32 years experience
(201) 883-1190 2 University Plaza
Suite 311
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Bankruptcy, Business and Foreclosure Defense
American University
Do you have questions about what is involved in automatic stay provisions? Are you searching for credit counseling and debt education that you can rely on? You should seek out help from a trustworthy and knowledgeable attorney. Come to The Law Office of Marc G. Alster and secure the representation of a lawyer you can trust! When you come to this law firm, a Hackensack bankruptcy attorney can come to your assistance and fight for the resolution that you desire. You can receive professional assistance in making mortgage loan modifications or in going through the Chapter 13 process. Perhaps you...
Rosemarie Matera
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 38 years experience
(201) 368-0807 210C Summit Avenue
Montvale, NJ 07645
Bankruptcy
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Attorney experienced in bankruptcy and creditor's rights. We file Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 petitions.
Steven Abelson
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 36 years experience
(877) 552-5529 1 Meadowlands Plaza
Suite 200
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Bankruptcy
Our practice has been specializing in consumer bankruptcy and related consumer litigation since 1990. We help individuals file for protection under Chapters 7, 13, and 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. We know bankruptcy can be hard, having an experienced bankruptcy lawyer who will help go through all your options is important. Prior to making any decision to file for bankruptcy, we work with clients to consider alternative solutions of debt relief including debt negotiations, referrals to consumer credit counseling organizations or qualified mortgage brokers if refinance or reverse mortgages are appropriate considerations. As necessary, we will...
Craig A. Squitieri
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 14 years experience
(201) 676-0018 39 Park Place, Suite 204
Englewood, NJ 07631
Bankruptcy, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Ira Treuhaft
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 14 years experience
(212) 725-6418 Second Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Jason Roth
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 24 years experience
(201) 265-3400 690 Kinderkamack Road
Oradell, NJ 7649
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Carl Beckwith
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 41 years experience
(201) 338-2833 15 Engle St
Englewood, NJ 07631
Bankruptcy, Business, Employment and Real Estate
Shmuel Klein
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 32 years experience
(845) 425-2510 238 William St., East Orange, NJ
113 Cedarhill Ave
Mahwah, NJ 07430
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Consumer and Real Estate
Four locations in New Jersey: Mahwah, NJ - 113 Cedarhill Ave 201-529-3411 Jersey City, NJ - 25 Plaza 5, 25th Floor Harborside Financial Center - 201-529-3411 East Orange, NJ - 238 William St - 973-678-1588
David Giller
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(201) 478-7412 1 University Plaza - Suite #412
Hackensack, NJ 07621
Bankruptcy
Andrew Stephen Roth
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 13 years experience
(201) 853-0100 167 Main St.
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Suny @ Buffalo School Of Law
Eric David Reiser
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer
(201) 305-9301 LoFaro & Reiser, LLP
20 Court Street, STE 4
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Bankruptcy, Business, IP and Probate
Mr. Joel R. Glucksman
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Bergen County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney
(201) 896-4100 1100 Valley Brook Avenue
P.O. Box 790
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
Bankruptcy
Franklin S. Montero
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Passaic County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney
(973) 777-8718 245 LEXINGTON AVE
PASSAIC, NJ 07055
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, DWI, Estate Planning and Immigration
Franklin Montero has represented clients all throughout New Jersey and New York. A majority of the cases that he handles are in municipal court, and range from Title 39, Title 2C and municipal ordinance violations. He has extensive experience in negotiating plea agreements for my clients with the prosecutors. Franklin has effectively tried matters that could not be resolved with a plea bargain. As such, he has experience with trial preparation, which includes properly assessing the relevant statute, applicable case law and preparation of expert and lay direct and cross-examination questions.

The Law Offices of Franklin S. Montero provides New...
Leonard R. Boyer
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(973) 798-6131 1000 Clifton Ave
Suite 200
Clifton, NJ 07013
Free ConsultationPassaic County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 34 years experience
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
New York Law School
Although my firm practices in several different fields of law, my expertise is primarily in Mortgage Foreclosure Defense,Divorce & Family Law, Bankruptcy, and Mortgage loan modification. In terms of divorce law, I have a unique prospective from both my personal and professional experience that few other attorneys can match. To me, each case is personal, each client is a person, never just a file number.
Jennifer N. Weil
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Hudson County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 20 years experience
(201) 676-0722 Grand Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer and Tax
William H. Bowen School of Law
Jennifer N. Weil, Esq. is a New Jersey debt attorney. She helps individuals and businesses with a variety of debt problems, including student loans, IRS tax debt, and credit card debt. Jennifer will provide you with a customized debt resolution road map tailored with your goals in mind. If you're facing debt collectors, the IRS, student loans - even if you have been sued - Jennifer can help. Call Jennifer now at (646) 932-1053 or (201) 676-0722 for your customized debt solution.
Karra Kingston
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Hudson County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney
(973) 979-9078 3710 Kennedy Blvd
Union City , NJ 07087
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
Pace Law School
Ms. Kingston began her career as a bankruptcy attorney. She has appeared in front of many federal court judges and has helped many debtors obtain a fresh start. Ms. Kingston understands the complex federal rules for discharging debt. While working as a bankruptcy attorney, Ms. Kingston’s dedication has resulted in settlements of large debts for clients at 20-30 percent of what they owed. She also has dedicated a great deal of her time helping clients facing foreclosure, keep their homes through the process known as Loss Mitigation. Ms. Kingston has won loan modification for her clients both inside and...
Edward David Smith
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Passaic County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 23 years experience
(973) 365-2770 1135 Clifton Ave.
Clifton, NJ 07013
Bankruptcy and Business
Tulane University-LA
E. David Smith, Esq., is principal of Smith & Associates, and serves as outside general counsel for US and foreign companies, family enterprises and family offices. Guiding his clients in the creation and growth of their wealth, he positions business entities for growth opportunities and for mitigating risk, including asset preservation. Combining his experience in corporate transactions, capital raising and financing, corporate governance, corporate litigation and intellectual property, he provides strategic guidance, identifies and addresses core issues, and quarterbacks companies’ and family offices’ legal needs. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and the Tulane University School...
Mark Goldman
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Passaic County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 46 years experience
(973) 247-9445 100 Hamilton Plaza
Suite 405
Paterson, NJ 07505
Bankruptcy
Rutgers University - Camden
Ciro A. Mederos
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Hudson County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer
(201) 758-7700 512 42nd. Street
Union City, NJ 07087
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
Wayne Allen Keller
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Passaic County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 30 years experience
(973) 278-5291 87 Market St
Paterson, NJ 07505
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Stuart Gavzy
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Passaic County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 32 years experience
(973) 256-6080 163 E Main St
Little Falls, NJ 07424
Bankruptcy, Business, Consumer and Real Estate
Rutgers University - Newark
Stuart Nachbar
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Essex County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 years experience
(973) 567-0954 354 Eisenhower Parkway
Plaza 1, Suite 2025
Livingston, NJ 07039
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections and Criminal
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
For a free initial consultation on your Bankruptcy needs
Call Stuart today at (973) 567-0954

I have been representing clients of all types for the past 22 years. We specialize in assisting persons in financial hardship by filing for Bankruptcy in Chapter 7, 11 or 13. We even do loan modifications to help you save your home from Foreclosure. In addition, I have worked on behalf of my own son and numerous others who have a disability, to make sure that they get the proper education. I am ready to assist you, with my 22 years of legal/mediation and...
Derek John Soltis
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Hudson County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 4 years experience
(844) 533-3367 574 Newark Ave
Suite 307
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Employment, Foreclosure Defense and Probate
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Derek J. Soltis, Esq. is graduate of Rutgers School of Law Newark and an admitted attorney in the State of New York. Mr. Soltis also has an MBA in Management Systems with an International Business Designation from Fordham University Graduate School of Business and a Master of Science in Information and Communication Systems where he specialized in System Dynamics. While at Fordham Mr. Soltis graduated in the top 10% of class and was enrolled in Phi Kappa Phi the Collegiate Honor Society and Beta Gamma Sigma the Business Honors Society. Mr. Soltis's undergraduate degree is a BBA from the University...
Filipe Pedroso
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Essex County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 22 years experience
(973) 522-1100 8 Wilson Ave, Fl. 3
Newark, NJ 07105
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Seton Hall University School of Law
Over the years I have received many awards and recognitions for exceptional service, client satisfaction and highest ethical standards. The Legal Network has recognized me as “Top Lawyers in New Jersey” several years in a row. I have been invited to join elite Top 100 National Trial Lawyers due to strong qualifications as TOP civil/criminal defense trial lawyers. I was nominated as one of the "10 Best" attorneys in NJ by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Currently, I'm the managing attorney at two successful law firms: eLAWnj.com Pedroso Legal Services LLC and...
Tanya N. Helfand
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Morris County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 27 years experience
(973) 428-0800 575 Route 10 East
Suite #1
Whippany, NJ 07981
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Pace University and Union College
Marc P. Feldman
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Essex County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 31 years experience
(973) 267-7555 2130 Milburn Ave
Suite D1
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Bankruptcy, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Seton Hall University School of Law
My name is Marc P. Feldman and I am an attorney located in Morris Plains, New Jersey. I have a broad range of legal knowledge and experience and can provide you with legal services in the following areas: Family Law Bankruptcy Immigration Real Estate Wills and Estates Landlord/Tenant DWI Juvenile Law Municipal Court Expungements I will take the time to get to know you, your goals and your challenges. Your needs are important to me. I will strive to advance your goals and reach your objectives in the most cost-efficient and expeditious manner possible. I have practiced law in...
James Christopher Zimmermann
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Passaic County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 28 years experience
(973) 764-1347 73 Mountainview Blvd
Route 202
Wayne, NJ 07470
Bankruptcy, DWI, Family and Foreclosure Defense
Pace Law School
Our offices are located in Vernon and Wayne, New Jersey. With a commitment to excellence we have been practicing since 1991. Having rights is no longer enough, you need to understand them before you can put them to work for you. We always offer a free initial consultation to allow you to review your case with an experienced attorney. Evening and telephone appointments available to accommodate your schedule.
Leah Capece
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Union County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(908) 353-6700 1338 North Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
It is very satisfying to help people get a fresh start. Anyone can suffer a setback that puts them in a tough financial position. Illness, disability, divorce and unemployment all contribute to financial distress, and these events can occur without warning. I do not feel that people should have to choose between paying their debts and putting food on the table for their families. When the law can work against you, it will, so why not use the law to your advantage when possible?

Managing my own solo practice gives me the ability to be flexible in many ways. If meeting...
Andrew M. Wolfenson
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Union County, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(908) 686-7230 2414 Morris Avenue
Suite 104
Union, NJ 07083
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Fordham University School of Law
Andrew M. Wolfenson specializes in Divorce and Family matters, Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Real Estate, Municipal Court, and Expungements. A 1991 Graduate of the Fordham University School of Law, he is also the author of two fiction novels, "In His Own Defense" and "Deadly Fantasy: A Baseball Story", and serves as the Chairman of the New Jersey chapter of his college's Alumni Association.
Steven Robert Lehr
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Essex County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney
(973) 575-8002 33 Clinton Rd
#100
West Caldwell, NJ 07006
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
New York University School of Law and American University
Steven Lehr is the principal and founder of LehrLaw, a boutique general practice law firm.
Katherine Creenan Esq
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Union County, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 34 years experience
(908) 355-5151 1338 North Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Bankruptcy
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
I am happy to assist my clients to gain a financial new start by filing bankruptcy. When people first visit me, they often cry with relief when they learn that they can get out of the financial hole they are in. When the bankruptcy case is over, they are relieved and smiling.
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Considering Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy law allows debtors, who are unable or partially unable to pay outstanding debts, to rid themselves of these debts and obtain a fresh start. Both federal and state laws can affect a debtor seeking to file for bankruptcy, and an attorney can help you understand how state and federal bankruptcy laws apply to you.

If you are struggling with high debt, receiving calls from creditors or collection agencies, or facing foreclosure, garnishment of wages, or repossession of property, filing for bankruptcy may provide you with solutions.

Bankruptcy lawyers offer legal advice and services during a financial crisis. In total, there are six different types of bankruptcy. For persons seeking debt relief, one option is Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which provides for liquidation of the debtor's non-exempt assets. Another popular option for individuals is Chapter 13, which allows for management and reduction of debt through payment plans. Corporations and partnerships filing for bankruptcy often choose to file under Chapter 11, which provides for supervised reorganization of the business.

Experienced bankruptcy counsel can help you evaluate whether you should pursue a bankruptcy as well as the Chapter under which to file. Bankruptcy lawyers can also help end harassing phone calls from debt collectors and evaluate available legal options when facing a home foreclosure.


Automatic stay: An injunction that automatically stops lawsuits, foreclosures, garnishments, and most collection activity against the debtor the moment a bankruptcy petition is filed.

Unsecured claim: A debt for which credit was extended based solely upon the creditor's assessment of the debtor's future ability to pay, rather than on a special assurance of payment.