Which debts are dischargeable in bankruptcy?

Recent job loss, mounting medical bills or perhaps some other unexpected money problem is taking control of your life.  You can’t pay; you’re sinking in debt through no fault of your own, and are desperately in need of a fresh start.  You have done your homework, and you know that bankruptcy is the best option […]

Should I represent myself in NYC bankruptcy court?

The U.S. Courts might say it best on their website.  “While individuals can file a bankruptcy case without an attorney or “pro se,” it is extremely difficult to do it successfully.” Filing for bankruptcy in New York is very complicated.  Most attorneys will agree it is generally a bad idea to go it alone in […]

What is the cost of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in New York City?

Chapter 7 is the most common type of consumer bankruptcy. It is the most straightforward bankruptcy filing, and is the option of choice for those with no assets. The cost for a chapter 7 filing varies with attorney fees and with the complexity of your particular case. Some will attempt to file for Chapter 7 […]

Do Bankruptcy attorneys accept payment in installations?

If you are considering a bankruptcy you are obviously experiencing some major financial hardships. You may have come to the conclusion that bankruptcy is the right course for you, but now realize you’ll have to find a way to pay for the bankruptcy too. Sadly, in this day and age many consumers feel too broke […]

What happens to a rent controlled lease in Bankruptcy?

Background: New York current rent control program began in 1943 and in 1974 the Emergency Tenant Protection Act began the regulation of rent-stabilized apartments in New York. Under these laws a landlord is only allowed to raise rent by a certain amount each year based on improvements. However, if the rent is legally raised to […]

Who is the best bankruptcy attorney in NYC?

Who is the Best Bankruptcy Attorney in NYC? In New York City there are just about as many lawyers as there are restaurants. And with such a grim economy there are quite a few New York Bankruptcy Lawyers. This post is designed to give you an idea of what to look for with a Bankruptcy […]

National Mortgage Settlement Summary

According to the National Mortgage Settlement web site, 49 state attorneys general and the federal government reached agreement to settle a long-running dispute with the country’s five largest loan servicers: Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo. The settlement will provide as much as $25 billion in relief to distressed borrowers and […]

Manhattan Bankruptcy Attorney / Need Debt Relief?

Hello my name is William Waldner and my office is located in Midtown Manhattan.  We offer free in-depth consultations and are conveniently located 1 block north of Macy’s on 7th avenue.  You may be able to get rid of all of your debts and get a fresh start through bankruptcy.  To find out more please […]