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    244 State Hwy 94
    Vernon, New Jersey 07462

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    73 Mountainview Blvd
    Wayne, New Jersey 07470



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    58 Colfax Avenue #1
    Pompton Lakes, New Jersey 07442

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    41 Main Street
    Suite 2
    Hackensack, New Jersey 07601



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    345 Centre Street
    Suite 2
    Nutley, New Jersey 07110



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What You Need To Know About the NJ Foreclosure Eviction Moratorium

New Jersey’s governor issued an executive order on March 19, 2020, imposing a statewide moratorium on evicting owners of homes that are amid foreclosure proceedings. The foreclosure eviction moratorium, which Read More

How Chapter 13 Can Stop the Bank From Foreclosing on Your Home

Losing your home to foreclosure is a frightening prospect, but there are legal remedies available. Bankruptcy is a tool that allows individuals to discharge or restructure debts and get a Read More

Can Co-Signers on Your Loans Be Liable if You File for Bankruptcy?

Reaching out to a family member or close friend to co-sign on a loan or credit account can be helpful if you don’t have a strong credit history. But it’s Read More

How to Rebuild Your Credit After a Bankruptcy Discharge

People who are considering filing for bankruptcy may be concerned about its potential impact on their ability to obtain credit. But in reality, bankruptcy gives you a fresh start not Read More

What is Bankruptcy Fraud and What Are its Consequences?

Although bankruptcy offers you a fresh start by discharging most of your debts, this form of relief requires the utmost good faith on your part. It’s critical that you fully Read More

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

Hope Is on the Horizon for Student Loan Discharge in Bankruptcy

The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), along with several judges, scholars and politicians, has proposed a relaxation of bankruptcy restrictions to allow for discharge of student debts in limited circumstances. The ABI’s Read More

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