Since filing for bankruptcy protection may shave more than 200 points off your credit score (more if your house was foreclosed on!), it stands to reason that you may not be the picture of a good risk when applying for a mortgage. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t get a loan approved; a good letter…… Read More
The bankruptcy proceedings involving online media purveyor Gawker Media took an interesting turn recently when one of the company’s creditors objected that the Chapter 11 bankruptcy was being improperly used as a shield from personal liability by the Gawker CEO. The creditor who raised the objection is none other than Hulk Hogan, the former professional…… Read More
In a statistic that proves that bankruptcy can happen to everyone, the National Bureau of Economic Research reports that a startling number of retired football players have filed for bankruptcy protection in recent years. Poor money management, over-extended debts and legal issues have forced 15.7 percent of all retired players into bankruptcy after 12 years……. Read More
You applied to a loan or a line of credit and, based on your credit score and past payment history, the lender took a chance on you. Since then, your financial world has collapsed. Perhaps you lost your job or got into a car accident and now have mounting medical bills. It doesn’t matter why…… Read More
The early trend during the first half of 2014 is a positive one for the Garden State. According to figures revealed by the U.S. District Bankruptcy Court in Newark, business bankruptcy filings are down about 15 percent and personal cases are down approximately six percent, compared to last year at this time. Overall, the number…… Read More
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Very grateful that we hired Joel for our home purchase! He was extremely professional and made the process smooth sailing. He always responded to our questions same-day and was happy to explain the process to us several times (which we definitely needed.)
We weren’t sure we needed an attorney for purchasing a home, but we saved money and stress during the negotiation process, so certainly worth it. Thank you for your help Joel!
If you’re considering filing bankruptcy I highly recommend you use Joel Spivack. He is knowledgeable, courteous and professional. He guided me through the process and went through smoothly without any surprises.
Joel has had our back on more than one occasion. He's professional and personable. I called him on a Friday after hours and he called right back. Talk about peace of mind. I didn't have to sit on a problem over the weekend. He's helped us sort out some pretty sizable problems for a very reasonable fee. Hiring him was one of the best decisions we ever made.
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I found Mr Spivack to be an extremely intelligent and compassionate attorney who helped us through a very difficult financial time. He handled our bankruptcy efficiently and made us very comfortable with our choice to file. I also felt that his fees were EXTREMELY reasonable compared to most bankruptcy attorneys. He even offered us follow up advice after the bankruptcy, if I were to need any. I would highly recommend Mr Spivack if searching for an attorney.
Highly Recommend, Mr Spivak helped me with a very difficult situation that I was in. From the very first meeting with him, he explained everything to me clearly. He was always available to me and always return my calls or texts promptly. He always sent me any information that he received from the courts with an explanation.
Joel Spivack helped us with our recent bankruptcy and I can't say enough great things about him. He was professional, responsive to our many questions and did not make us feel bad about having to file bankruptcy. He knows everything there is to know about the laws surrounding bankruptcy and guided us through the entire process. If you want someone who knows the law and will help you every step of the way, Mr. Spivack is the person to call.
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Mr. Spivak was experienced, knowledgeable, and understanding in representing us in a closing resulting in a successful transaction. I highly recommend him.
Joel has been a life saver. He has gone above and beyond our expectations. We made the mistake of not hiring a lawyer during attorney review and once we started having issues we hired Mr. Spivack. After speaking to him we knew he would help us through the rest of the real estate transaction. Joel did not disappoint he went above and beyond and gave us piece of mind. Thank you Joel for your professionalism and proficiency, we look forward to a continuous relationship.