In his blog, experienced Woodbury-based lawyer Steve Richardson keeps you updated on bankruptcy and traffic court cases in Gloucester, Camden and surrounding counties, along with many other issues of New Jersey law. Regular messages are posted on debt discharge, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 filings, foreclosures avoided, and how to avoid or limit traffic violation fines, surcharges, points, license suspension or jail term.
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Increase in Hardship Withdrawals from Pensions Points to a Major ProblemMany people are forced to take hardship withdrawals from their pensions. This is often bad. Bankruptcy may address the problem without jeopardizing your future.
Incorrect Payroll Deductions from Wages Can Mess Up a Chapter 13 PlanMany chapter 13 bankruptcies fail due to poor planning. Making sure your payroll deductions are "just right"can avoid a tax bill that could derail your plan!
Be Careful About Trying to Discharge Your Divorce Attorney’s Fees in BankruptcyIf you are getting divorced, filing bankruptcy, and planning to discharge your lawyer's fees here in New Jersey, you need to be careful. Find out why here.