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What Happens to Your Mortgage if You File Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can help you recover from your debt, but you’ll still have to make your mortgage payments. An attorney at The Law Office of Joel R. Spivack can explain how the bankruptcy laws affect your home mortgage. If you’re unable to keep up with your mortgage payments, filing for bankruptcy can offer relief from debt……
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Keeping Your Home When You File for Bankruptcy in New Jersey

When a person files for bankruptcy in New Jersey, it is important for them to understand that there will likely be serious consequences as they embark on a highly complex process. That’s why it is imperative that an individual thinking about seeking bankruptcy protection first speak with a qualified bankruptcy and debt management attorney who……
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5 Reasons Your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case in New Jersey Could Be Denied

The rejection or denial of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case is very unusual, but there are reasons why a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case can be denied. Many denials are due to a lack of attention to detail on the part of the attorney, errors made on petitions or fraud itself. The attorney has to be……
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What Happens with My Tax Refund If I File for Personal Bankruptcy?

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……
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I Can’t Afford to Pay for My Car Anymore. Can Bankruptcy Help?

People often find themselves contemplating bankruptcy because they’re in over their heads with monthly car payments. If you’ve been affected by COVID-19 and are unable to meet your financial responsibilities, you need a plan for debt relief and resolution. When Car Payments Become Too Much A car you once loved can become a major problem……
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