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Andrew M. Wolfenson
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Union, 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.
Patricia Rondon
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Union, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
(908) 469-4750 1435 Morris Avenue
Suite 2-C
Union, NJ 07083
Bankruptcy, Business, Divorce and Family
Seton Hall University
Pierre Emmanuel Almonacy
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Union, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years experience
(908) 688-5500 1466 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Immigration
Dickinson School of Law
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Westfield, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 15 years experience
(908) 233-6800 53 Cardinal Dr
Westfield, NJ 07090
Bankruptcy, Business, Construction and Insurance Defense
Seton Hall University School of Law
Blake C. Width has a broad spectrum of experience in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial litigation, community associations, construction, creditors' rights, employment, insurance, labor, municipal, and public safety.
Britt Justice Simon
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Cranford, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 17 years experience
(800) 709-1131 2 South Avenue, East, Ste 200
Cranford, NJ 07016
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Britt J. Simon is licensed to practice throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and District of Columbia, providing representation to the accused, the injured and other clients seeking quality legal services. He is guided by a commitment to the best interests of his clients and the highest standards of his profession. Offers free consultation.
Marc P. Feldman
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Maplewood, 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...
Justin M. Gillman
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(800) 640-1192 23 North Avenue E
Cranford, NJ 07016
Free ConsultationCranford, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Justin M. Gillman, Esq. has practiced in the area of consumer and small business bankruptcy law, foreclosure prevention and related matters since 1997. He is admitted to the New Jersey and New York State Bars, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States District Court for the District or New Jersey. Mr. Gillman received his B.A. degree from Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut and his J.D. degree from the Marshall-Whythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. Mr. Gillman serves as a member in...
Melinda Dee Middlebrooks
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Springfield, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 34 years experience
(973) 218-6877 841 Mountain Avenue, First Floor
First Floor
Springfield, NJ 07081
Bankruptcy and Collections
Seton Hall University School of Law
Middlebrooks Shapiro & Nachbar, P.C. provides our Bankruptcy Clients (Chapter 7, 13 and 11) with large firm experience and effectiveness with the attention and affordability that only a boutique bankruptcy firm can offer.
Katherine Creenan Esq
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Elizabeth, 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.
Leah Capece
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Elizabeth, 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...
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Patricia Colligan
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Linden, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 21 years experience
(908) 486-8834 500 N. Wood Ave.
Linden, NJ 07036
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Criminal
Yeshiva University
Herman Alarcon
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Elizabeth, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 29 years experience
(908) 289-1771 230 West Jersey Street
Suite 105
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
BANKRUPTCY CHAPTER 7 AND 13. I am one of the few attorneys that will e-file your case on the day you come in with the necessary documents. I am the only attorney that will assist you with the first of two required courses. I can eliminate judgments against you, stop wage garnishments and bank levies. Start a fresh, new, debt and worry free life today. Free consulation. DIVORCE AND FAMILY MATTERS. Whether you are married or not, I will help you with problems involving support (spousal and child support), parenting time and visitation, custody,...
Bruce Levitt
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Maplewood, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 35 years experience
(973) 313-1200 515 Valley Street, Suite 140
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Bankruptcy and Business
Evelyn Akushie-Onyeani
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South Orange, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney
(973) 821-5399 76 South Orange Avenue
Suite 200
South Orange, NJ 07079
Bankruptcy, Collections, Consumer and Criminal
Stuart Nachbar
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(973) 200-4888 Livingston, 07039
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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...
Filipe Pedroso
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Newark, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 23 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...
Andy Winchell
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Berkeley Heights, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 22 years experience
(973) 457-4710 100 Connell Drive
Suite 2300
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Consumer
University of Southern California
The Law Offices of Andy Winchell, P.C., is a law firm in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, that handles many types of financial issues for both individuals and businesses. We focus our practice on means to help your financial situation through bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, mortgage loan modification, actions against debt collectors and insolvency issues for consumer and commercial clients. We take a personalized approach to every client who contacts our office. We understand there are various types of problems and situations, and each one calls for a different, specialized strategy based on the particular circumstances. It is our goal to...
Changi Wu
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Edison, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 4 years experience
(848) 219-0909 33 Wood Avenue South
Suite 600
Edison, NJ 08830
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, IP and Patents
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Patent application and prosecution, trademark application, patent licensing, corporation formation, copyright registration, NDA, Infringement defense, and Estate Planning. I was graduated from Rutgers School of Law with the award of American Bar Association/BNA Excellence Award in Intellectual Property. My practice is to safeguard your intellectual property rights. I have assisted many startups and solo inventors to prepare patent and trademark applications. Moreover, some of the clients have obtained licensing opportunity since then.
Marvin Wolf
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Newark, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years experience
(973) 735-2740 744 Broad Street
16th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
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.
Leslie Ann Farber
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Montclair, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 27 years experience
(973) 509-8500 33 Plymouth Street, Suite 204
Montclair, NJ 07042
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Employment and Family
Pace Law School
Leslie A. Farber, Esq. has been practicing law since 1991. She received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Drew University, and her Law Degree from Pace University School of Law. In law school, she was an editor of the Pace Law Review and participated in Pace's Appellate Litigation Clinic. For the past 20 years, she has represented both individuals and businesses in many areas of litigation in state, federal and municipal courts from initial consultation through discovery, mediation, arbitration, trial and appeal, when necessary. Ms. Farber has lectured and published works in a variety...
Shmuel Klein
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Mahwah, 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
Jeffrey Rothbard
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Newark, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 44 years experience
(973) 622-7713 50 Park Pl
12th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
Bankruptcy and Business
Dickinson School of Law
Areas of Law:
-Bankruptcy Law
-Commercial Litigation

University Attended:
-University of Pennsylvania, Class of 1972, B.A. cum laude

Associations & Memberships:
-Essex County, New Jersey State and American Bar Associations
-Commercial Law League of America
Mark Goldman
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East Orange, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 46 years experience
(973) 677-9000 7 Glenwood Ave., Suite 311B
East Orange, NJ 07017
Bankruptcy
Rutgers University - Camden
Leslie Farber
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Montclair, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(973) 509-8500 33 Plymouth Street
Suite 204
Montclair, NJ 07042
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Employment and Family
Pace Law School
Leslie A. Farber, Esq. has been practicing law since 1991. She received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Drew University, and her Law Degree from Pace University School of Law. In law school, she was an editor of the Pace Law Review and participated in Pace's Appellate Litigation Clinic. For the past 20 years, she has represented both individuals and businesses in many areas of litigation in state, federal and municipal courts from initial consultation through discovery, mediation, arbitration, trial and appeal, when necessary. Ms. Farber has lectured and published works in a variety...
John Michael Falzone Jr
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Colonia, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 34 years experience
(732) 827-0670 800 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ 07067
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Probate and Real Estate
Brooklyn Law School
John Michael Amorison
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Montclair, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 27 years experience
(973) 202-5231 26 Park Place
Suite 2455
Montclair, NJ 07042
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Capital University Law School
Edward Vaisman
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Iselin, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 16 years experience
(732) 925-6090 33 S. Wood Avenue
Suite 600
Iselin, NJ 08830
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Edward Vaisman founded the Vaisman Law Office in order to provide more personalized bankruptcy representation to debtors all across Woodbridge Township and New Jersey. Mr. Vaisman has over 10 years of experience handling a variety of bankruptcy cases, including Chapter 7, Chapter 13, creditor harassment, and more. He is in court twice a week and is thoroughly familiar with the ins and outs of the court system, bankruptcy trustees, and the legal process. Mr. Vaisman deeply cares about the future of each client because he understands what is at stake. He works hard to deliver trusted advocacy and solutions.
Lawrence Friscia
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Newark, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney
(973) 500-8024 199 Wilson Avenue
Suite A
Newark, NJ 07105
Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Kimberly Tyler
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NEWARK, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 29 years experience
744 BROAD STREET, 16TH FLOOR
NEWARK, NJ 07102
Bankruptcy
Robert M. Rich
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Verona, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 48 years experience
25 Pompton Ave
Verona, NJ 07043
Bankruptcy
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Courtney Schael
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Westfield, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 26 years experience
(908) 232-5566 511 Summit Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090
Bankruptcy
Lazaro Cardenas
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Jersey City, NJ Bankruptcy Lawyer with 1 year experience
(844) 533-3367 574 Newark Avenue
Suite 307
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense, Probate and Real Estate
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Why I became a Real Estate and Probate Attorney focusing on Protecting People’s Future Today:

Since founding the firm, I’ve had the pleasure of working with countless families. I take my job as a counselor very serious and take great pride in assisting the families that walk through our doors. Every day, I strive to become a better practitioner and to offer more options and better advice to clients. This makes me very happy and it is one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.

My partners are two dedicated individuals who truly compliment me, and both have similar ethical and...
Jennifer N. Weil
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Hoboken, 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.
Charles D. Whelan III
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Watchung, NJ Bankruptcy Attorney with 37 years experience
(908) 757-7720 475 Watchung Avenue, 2nd Floor
Watchung, NJ 07069
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Arbitration & Mediation, Collections and Foreclosure Defense
I have been an attorney in general civil practice for more than 30 years. My firm is committed to excellence. I get to know my clients and that makes me more effective in representing them. I am fully insured for professional liability, but have never been sued by a client in all of my years as an attorney. Initial consultations are free, and home and hospital visits are available when needed. I look forward to helping you with your legal matter. Visit my website at www.whelan-law.com
Franklin S. Montero
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PASSAIC, 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...
Derek John Soltis
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Jersey City, 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...
Fabiola Ruiz-Doolan
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Hackensack, 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...
Karra Kingston
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Union City , 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...
Tanya N. Helfand
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Whippany, 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
Edward David Smith
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Clifton, 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...
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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.