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How Much Does It Cost To File For Bankruptcy In New Jersey?

While filing for bankruptcy tends to have a negative connotation, in reality, it serves as a great way for those struggling with money or debts to get a fresh start. But, as is the case with many things in this world, filing for bankruptcy is not free. This may make it a daunting or seemingly……
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The Law Office Of Joel R. Spivack Has Moved To A New Office!

After 15 years at the same address (19 years in the same office complex, Commerce Center in Cherry Hill), we are pleased to announce that we have moved! The Law Office of Joel R. Spivack is staying in Cherry Hill, but moving to a brand new space! Our new office address is 1415 Marlton Pike……
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What Is the Means Test in Bankruptcy?

In 2005, the United States enacted the Bankruptcy Reform Act. Under the new guidelines, the courts are able to make a determination about whether or not you would be able to afford payments under a reorganization of your debt – in accordance with a Chapter 13 filing. One of the largest differences between Chapter 7……
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5 Factors That Affect How Credit Bureaus Calculate Credit Scores

Finding yourself in a position of contemplating bankruptcy can bring up a lot of questions such as: How does a new bankruptcy affect my credit score vs. an old one? Some might be surprised to find out that in a number of cases, filing bankruptcy might actually improve your credit standing. How a bankruptcy impacts……
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6 Ways To Improve A Low Credit Score

Having a low credit score tags you as a high-risk borrower and can impact so many facets of your life. Just how can it affect you? It is the determining factor in whether or not a lender will actually lend you money, and it raises the interest rate you have to pay if they do…….
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