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
What Happens with My Tax Refund If I File for Personal Bankruptcy? When debt becomes unmanageable, many people wonder where they can turn for help. Filing for bankruptcy can help you discharge certain debts; however, the process itself is anything but simple. A common question we receive is, Can I keep my tax refund after…… Read More
Many people elect to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy since it is a good choice to discharge most or all of your debt. Of course, there are a few debts that can be categorized as non-dischargeable, but under Chapter 7 there are plenty of different types of debt that CAN be discharged. For starters, a…… Read More
One of the largest differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy is that, with Chapter 7, most of your debts are discharged. Under Chapter 13, you get to live in the same way you’ve become accustomed to (for example, keeping your house and vehicles) and you pay back your debt over a longer…… Read More
If you’re on the verge, or even just considering the concept of filing for bankruptcy, understanding your options is an important step. People commonly hear about Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, but may not know the difference. The truth is the Bankruptcy Code allows for multiple different types of bankruptcy and understanding the difference between…… 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.
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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.
Helped me every step of the way, let me know all my options
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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.
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