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03
January
2013

Bankruptcy and My Job Series: Applying for a Job with a Background Check

Before filing for bankruptcy, many people want to know whether bankruptcy will impact their ability to get a job and how it will impact that ability. It’s a fair question, especially since many people who consider filing for bankruptcy do so because they lost their job or are suffering a reduction in income for some other reason and, therefore, need a new job.

Written by: Long Island Bankruptcy Attorney Glenn Kantor Categories: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

04
October
2012

My Job Series: Wage Garnishment in New York

Long Island Wage Garnishment Attorney

Wage garnishment in New York can only occur once a creditor has followed a specific process and the garnishment must follow very specific rules. If a creditor has threatened to garnish wages from your employer, it’s important to take action but there is no need to panic or be overly alarmed.

Written by: Long Island Bankruptcy Attorney Glenn Kantor Categories: New York Bankruptcy

04
September
2012

Student Loans and Bankruptcy: Can College Loans Be Discharged?

Long Island Bankruptcy Attorney

When it seems impossible to pay off your student loans, bankruptcy often seems like it should be a solution. As a Long Island bankruptcy attorney, I get calls inquiring about this fairly frequently. Unfortunately, bankruptcy is rarely a solution for delinquent college loans because federal law does not allow student loans to be discharged in bankruptcy . . . in most cases.

Written by: Long Island Bankruptcy Attorney Glenn Kantor Categories: New York Bankruptcy

25
July
2012

Bankruptcy Basics Series: Who can file Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13?

Long Island Bankruptcy Attorney

Filing for bankruptcy in New York is a big decision. A necessary component of that decision-making process involves a determination of the type of bankruptcy that you can or should file at any particular time. A knowledgeable and experienced bankruptcy attorney is able to advise and counsel you about the types of bankruptcy filings that best apply to your unique set of circumstances; and he can do so in language that is easy to understand. In this way, you are able to make an informed decision about the best way to resolve your difficult financial circumstances.

Written by: Long Island Bankruptcy Attorney Glenn Kantor Categories: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, New York Bankruptcy

25
June
2012

Timing is everything – The importance of when you file for bankruptcy

New York Bankruptcy Attorney

For most people, deciding to file for bankruptcy is not easy.  The decision is often made after consulting with an experienced bankruptcy attorney who will advise and counsel you regarding important factors that must be taken into account.  Timing – or the decision about when to file – is an important factor that must be considered.  A well-timed bankruptcy filing can save you a considerable amount of money and might even allow you to retain property that might otherwise be lost.

Written by: Hauppauge Bankruptcy Attorney Glenn Kantor Categories: New York Bankruptcy

11
May
2012

New York Bankruptcy Basic Series: What are the basic steps?

Hauppauge, NY Bankruptcy Attorney

This is the first in a series of articles on the basics of bankruptcy. In the coming months, I'll be discussing topics such as who can file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as the details involved from beginning to end. This month's article is designed to review the basis steps involved in the bankruptcy process.

Written by: Hauppauge Bankruptcy Attorney Glenn Kantor Categories: New York Bankruptcy

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What is a Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a "liquidation" bankruptcy.
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What is a Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Under a Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing, you will be working out a payment plan with your creditors.
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