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FHA Fresh Start Program Now Available 1 Year After Bankruptcy

by Christine Kingston on

New FHA Fresh Start Program provides mortgage financing in as little as 12-Months after a bankruptcy, short sale or foreclosure. Restrictions apply. Please contact a qualified mortgage broker for details. Stop struggling...more

Debtor v. Bank of America, N.A.; 2:11-ap-01983-VZ

Court Transcript on Summary Judgment Hearing

by Christine Kingston on

Debtor's counsel successfully defeated this summary judgment motion brought forth by Bank of America, N.A. and a successive motion in this case. A pretrial conference is scheduled for May 23, 2013. The findings of fact...more

New Chapter 7 Means Testing Figures Effective November 1, 2012

by Christine Kingston on

New means test figures make it more difficult to qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy....more

Schaffer v. ECMC

Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

by Christine Kingston on

We recently obtained a judgment discharging more than $57,000.00 in student loans on behalf of our clients through a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding. The conclusions of law are timely for future cases. A medical...more

Financially Adrift and Lost on Long Island

by Frank Pipitone on

A recent HBO documentary details the impact of the "Great Recession" on Long Island residents....more

CFPB: Next Up, Reverse Mortgages!

by Jonathan Foxx on

In a June 28, 2012 Report to Congress, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the CFPB or the Bureau) published its study of reverse mortgage transactions. This study was required by Section 1076 of the Dodd-Frank Wall...more

Best Time to File Bankruptcy: Before or After Divorce?

by Frank Pipitone on

Bankruptcy and divorce often coincide. The common question arises: When is the best time to file bankruptcy, before or after the divorce? Filing bankruptcy before divorce is almost always the recommended path. ...more

Money is a Matter of the Heart

by Christine Kingston on

Take a journey from your head to your heart and bring your wallet with you. This white paper is a personal journey and can be shared with clients and consumers. Enjoy....more

Understanding Lawyer Fees or Is It Wise to Hire an Attorney Based How Much They Charge??

by Marilyn Hochman on

Review this article before you hire an attorney!!!...more

Five Important Checkups for 2011

Now is the time to assess your financial and family fitness for 2011. Plan to make forward progress in all areas by conducting a fitness checkup in five key areas. Take the time to review your credit report, set a budget,...more

Taking Back Oz Through Bankruptcy Liquidation

by Christine Kingston on

Breaking the illusion of the current economic crisis by taking a symbolic look at the classic film, Wizard of Oz. I propose a sequel. ...more

Love; Marriage; Then Bankruptcy

by Christine Kingston on

Which comes first; Divorce; or Bankruptcy? The answer is: It Depends....more

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