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Philadelphia Bankruptcy Attorney Dan Mueller of Harborstone Law Group represents consumers in bankruptcy and debt negotiation matters throughout Philadelphia, Montgomery County, Delaware County, Chester County, and Bucks County in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Median Income Changes for 2016-2017 — More Debtors Qualify for Bankruptcy

Last updated:Thursday, January 19, 2017

Pennsylvania Median Income

The Pennsylvania median income has increased again for most families as of November  1, 2016. Increases in the median income allow debtors qualify for . . . → Read More: Pennsylvania Median Income Changes for 2016-2017 — More Debtors Qualify for Bankruptcy

Deficiency Judgments After Foreclosure: Bankruptcy And Non-Bankruptcy Solutions

Last updated:Monday, December 5, 2016

Deficiency Judgments and Bankruptcy

Deficiency judgments can follow a mortgage foreclosure, leaving the former homeowners on the hook for thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars. A “deficiency judgment” is an order by . . . → Read More: Deficiency Judgments After Foreclosure: Bankruptcy And Non-Bankruptcy Solutions

The Bankruptcy Discharge And Beyond: What To Do After Your Bankruptcy

Last updated:Tuesday, August 29, 2017

After Your Bankruptcy Discharge

Congratulations! You have received your bankruptcy discharge at the end of your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 case. You are anxious to get a fresh start, but what should you do next? . . . → Read More: The Bankruptcy Discharge And Beyond: What To Do After Your Bankruptcy

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Stops Collection Of Settled Or Paid Debts

Last updated:Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Settled_Debts_and_Debt_CollectorsAlthough it is a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), unscrupulous debt collectors often try to collect settled or paid debts. Frequently, such debts end up in the hands . . . → Read More: Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Stops Collection Of Settled Or Paid Debts

Bankruptcy Cramdown of Auto Loans: Saving Your Car in Chapter 13

Last updated:Monday, November 2, 2015

Cramdown Car Loan in Chapter 13 BankruptcyIf your vehicle is worth less than you owe, or you are paying excessive interest, cramming down a car loan in . . . → Read More: Bankruptcy Cramdown of Auto Loans: Saving Your Car in Chapter 13

Foreclosure Defense and Bankruptcy: Stopping Pennsylvania Foreclosure Pt 2

Last updated:Friday, November 9, 2012

Foreclosure Defense PennsylvaniaIn Pennsylvania, the term “mortgage foreclosure defense” covers a wide range of actions that a homeowner may take to stop or slow down a foreclosure action. Although it is not . . . → Read More: Foreclosure Defense and Bankruptcy: Stopping Pennsylvania Foreclosure Pt 2

Harborstone Law Group Opens Center City Philadelphia Office

Last updated:Friday, November 9, 2012

Harborstone Law Group and attorney Dan Mueller are pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Center City Philadelphia. With our Center City office, located at 8 Penn Center on John F. . . . → Read More: Harborstone Law Group Opens Center City Philadelphia Office

Mortgage Modification and Bankruptcy: Stopping Pennsylvania Foreclosure Pt 1

Last updated:Friday, November 9, 2012

Bankruptcy and Mortgage ModificationFor most pennsylvania homeowners who have fallen behind on their house payments, there are four options for stopping or preventing a mortgage foreclosure: (1) mortgage modification . . . → Read More: Mortgage Modification and Bankruptcy: Stopping Pennsylvania Foreclosure Pt 1

You Can Discharge Income Taxes in Bankruptcy

Last updated:Thursday, December 8, 2016

Bankruptcy Income Tax Discharge

 

There is a common misconception that income taxes are never dischargeable in bankruptcy. In fact, you can discharge some back federal, state, . . . → Read More: You Can Discharge Income Taxes in Bankruptcy

The Pennsylvania Statute of Limitations on Debt: Three Costly Mistakes

Last updated:Friday, September 30, 2016

PA Statute of LimitationsThe Pennsylvania Statute of Limitations on debt is a powerful tool for dealing with unfair collection practices. Unfortunately, debtors too often make costly mistakes in applying the . . . → Read More: The Pennsylvania Statute of Limitations on Debt: Three Costly Mistakes