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How to Find the Right Attorney for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in New Jersey

man searching for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney on laptopFiling Chapter 7 bankruptcy in New Jersey can be an extremely stressful and personal experience. You need to have the right person to walk you through the process. Having an experienced, compassionate, and understanding attorney will make the process easier. Your lawyer will also help you decide how you should treat specific property and which options will be the best for your family and your personal finances. However, there are so many options when it comes to lawyers. How can you tell which attorney and which firm is the right choice for you?

How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Can Stop Creditor Harassment

woman with stop hand motionOne of the most frustrating things about finding yourself in a difficult financial situation are the constant harassing phone calls from creditors. While your creditors do have a right to do what they can to collect payments on debts that you owe, if you are unable to make any payments the never-ending barrage of phone calls can be overwhelming and leave you feeling hopeless. If you have been considering filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, it is important to note that this will not only give you a chance to take control of your finances once again but the process will also put an end to harassing phone calls from creditors.

How to Know When You Need to Hire a New Jersey Car Accident Lawyer

If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident, enlisting the help of an experienced New Jersey personal injury attorney is in your best interest. A knowledgeable and skilled car accident lawyer will do everything possible to ensure that you are awarded the damages you deserve following a motor vehicle accident. In addition to navigating the legal process of filing a personal injury claim, the team at Scura will help to complete important paperwork, negotiate with insurance companies and protect your legal rights to help you win the settlement you deserve. But knowing exactly when it’s time to hire a car accident lawyer can mean the difference between losing out on monetary damages that you are entitled to and feeling comfortable in a proper settlement.

Is It Public Record if I File Bankruptcy?

Filing bankruptcy is an extremely personal decision. Whether you should file at all will depend on your current personal and financial situation and your goals for the future. However, filing bankruptcy can put the most intimate details of your finances on “display” for everyone to see, which can be intimidating and nerve-wracking for many filers.

How New Jersey Bankruptcy Differs from Federal Bankruptcy

Making the decision to file for bankruptcy is always a difficult one and it should be something that you’ve put a great deal of time and thought into. Filing for bankruptcy in New Jersey will have an effect on your future credit, your way of life and the process could even take a toll on your reputation. However, it can quickly put into action changes that improve your short-term quality of life by making all of those harassing phone calls and letters stop. There are many pros and cons to filing for bankruptcy and for those living in New Jersey, the process is not much different than in other states.

What Happens After I File Bankruptcy?

When you begin considering filing for bankruptcy, you likely have many questions about the process itself and what will happen after everything is all said and done. Your financial future may look very different after you file bankruptcy. Many of your long-term goals are still attainable after you go through the bankruptcy process—and it may not take as long as you might think. 

What Types of Accidents Qualify for Personal Injury Compensation?

There are many different types of accidents that can qualify for personal injury compensation. If you have been injured in an accident, one of the first things you should do is take the time to consider whether or not someone else is responsible for your injuries. Under personal injury law, if you have been injured in an accident due to a third party’s negligent acts you have the right to file a claim to seek damages. So how do you know when you have a case and when you don’t?

Avoiding Holiday-Related Spending and Credit Card Debt Woes

We recently had Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two of the biggest single holiday-related shopping days of the year in the U.S. However, plenty of additional holiday-related purchases will be made between now and New Year’s Day. Consumers face substantial pressures to buy, buy, buy at this time of year. But it is important to remember that these purchases may cost far more than their sticker price if you purchase them with credit.

Helpful Bankruptcy Terms You Should Know

Filing for bankruptcy is not a process that should be taken lightly. And to make sure you fully understand what you’ll be getting into, it is important that you take the time to go over some of the most common terms associated with both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. While the help of an experienced New Jersey bankruptcy attorney will certainly make some of the more confusing areas of bankruptcy law a bit easier to grasp, educating yourself is always in your best interest.

Shopping Injuries and New Jersey Premises Liability

Whether it is for necessities, a gift or a personal splurge, New Jersey residents often find themselves shopping at stores. While this is a relatively normal and routine task that appears to hold very little risk, shoppers are presented with dangers every time they walk into a store. Shopping injuries could happen suddenly and could leave a customer with serious injuries whether they are shopping at a grocery store, retail store or shopping mall.

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