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  • Vernon Office

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    244 State Hwy 94
    Vernon, New Jersey 07462

  • Wayne Office

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    73 Mountainview Blvd
    Wayne, New Jersey 07470

    Phone

    973-764-1633

  • Pompton Lakes Office

    Address

    58 Colfax Avenue #1
    Pompton Lakes, New Jersey 07442

  • Hackensack Office

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    41 Main Street
    Suite 2
    Hackensack, New Jersey 07601

    Phone

    973-764-1633

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    345 Centre Street
    Suite 2
    Nutley, New Jersey 07110

    Phone

    973-764-1633

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The Chapter 7 Trustee’s Power to Avoid Transactions

The purpose of bankruptcy is to enable people who have suffered financial hardships to discharge their debts and get a start fresh. However, the bankruptcy law is also designed to Read More

What is an Adversary Proceeding in Bankruptcy?

In the course of a bankruptcy, disputes may arise among the debtor, creditors and/or the trustee. If the parties cannot amicably resolve them, one of the parties may initiate an Read More

Can You File for Bankruptcy Without Involving Your Spouse?

You can file for bankruptcy protection without your spouse also being named as a debtor. However, the bankruptcy will not protect your spouse against liability for debts for which you Read More

Small Business Bankruptcy Eligibility Expanded by CARES Act

A typical Chapter 11 bankruptcy allows a business to continue in operation while its debt is restructured. However, this remedy is often disadvantageous to small businesses due to its strict Read More

What Issues Can Cause Your Bankruptcy to be Denied?

People who are facing insurmountable debts often seek bankruptcy protection. At the end of the process, they expect their debts to be discharged. However, not every bankruptcy case ends in Read More

Alternatives to Filing for Bankruptcy

If you are experiencing significant financial distress from overwhelming debt, the prospect of filing for bankruptcy may be appealing. However, a bankruptcy can be time-consuming and expensive and could leave Read More

Can You Keep Your 401(k) or IRA If You File for Bankruptcy?

One of the misconceptions about filing bankruptcy is that you “lose everything.” While it’s certainly true that you’ll have to adjust and sell some assets, bankruptcy law contains several exemptions Read More

High Court to Decide on Creditors’ Duty to Release Impounded Vehicles to Owners in Bankruptcy

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to resolve the question of whether a creditor may retain possession of a debtor’s repossessed vehicle once the debtor files for bankruptcy. Five of Read More

Can You File Bankruptcy If You Exceed the Median Income Limit?

No matter how dire your financial situation, there is no rule that says you must file for bankruptcy. But if filing is something you choose to do, then the type Read More

Can You File for Chapter 13 If You’re Self-Employed?

Filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy means you’ll spend three to five years paying back your debts as part of a court-ordered repayment plan. The amount you pay and the length of Read More

Coronavirus: Ideas for People and Businesses Struggling Economically

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact all areas of our lives, many New Jersey consumers and business owners are experiencing serious financial difficulty or may encounter it soon. Temporary Read More

Bankruptcy and Back Taxes: Are You Still on the Hook?

When you file for bankruptcy, tax debt may be a top concern, especially if other expenses — such as medical bills — have taken priority. If you are worried about Read More

What Property Can You Keep if You File for Chapter 7?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows eligible debtors to discharge their debt, making it an appealing option for many people living paycheck to paycheck with little hope of catching up on accrued Read More

Does Chapter 13 Protect Your Home from Foreclosure?

Losing your home to foreclosure can happen quickly even when you’re earning a steady income. If you or a loved one suffers a serious illness and faces extensive medical bills Read More

How Can You Repair Your Credit Score After a Bankruptcy Discharge?

Bankruptcy laws and procedures were designed to help people recover from overwhelming debt and start fresh. But even after your debt is discharged, your credit score still bears the mark Read More

What Is the Chapter 7 Means Test?

If you are considering filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which discharges debt, you must prove that you don’t have the means to pay back your debt. And you prove that by Read More

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