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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.

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:Monday, September 19, 2016

After Your Bankruptcy Discharge

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

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 Bankruptcy Meeting of Creditors: No Cause for Anxiety

Last updated:Friday, November 9, 2012

Bankruptcy Meeting of CreditorsOne of the most commonly asked questions asked about bankruptcy is “Will I have to go to court?” In most bankruptcy cases, the answer is no. However, you . . . → Read More: The Bankruptcy Meeting of Creditors: No Cause for Anxiety

Just Who Is the Bankruptcy Trustee Anyway?

Last updated:Monday, March 21, 2016

Trustee_in_BankruptcyA bankruptcy trustee is assigned to every Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy case soon after filing. Although the trustee in bankruptcy is not a judge, he or she has tremendous influence . . . → Read More: Just Who Is the Bankruptcy Trustee Anyway?

Making Your Bankruptcy Consultation Count

Last updated:Friday, November 9, 2012

Free bankruptcy ConsultationMany  bankruptcy attorneys, myself included, offer potential clients a free debt consultation. Although these meetings vary from lawyer to lawyer, at the very least your bankruptcy attorney should review your financial situation, discuss possible solutions (such as Chapter . . . → Read More: Making Your Bankruptcy Consultation Count

Avoiding the Bankruptcy Conversation Can Be Costly

Last updated:Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Bankruptcy OptionsIn my Philadelphia bankruptcy and debt negotiation practice, I regularly meet clients who are reluctant even to talk about bankruptcy.  Sometimes, they have heard horror stories or read misleading information.  . . . → Read More: Avoiding the Bankruptcy Conversation Can Be Costly

High-Income Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Crossing the Threshold

Last updated:Wednesday, January 18, 2017

High-Income Bankruptcy

Many people assume that if their income is relatively high, they cannot file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  Often this assumption is incorrect. It is not by any means unusual for a “high-income” debtor to file under Chapter 7. In fact, I have . . . → Read More: High-Income Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Crossing the Threshold

Bankruptcy and Seniors

Last updated:Friday, November 9, 2012

Seniors and BankruptcyPennsylvania is a beautiful state and provides a number of benefits to senior retirees.  Unfortunately, too many Philadelphia area seniors are unable to enjoy all that the Commonwealth has to offer because of a burdensome load of debt.  . . . → Read More: Bankruptcy and Seniors

Debtors’ Prison: Knowedge is the Key to Escaping Debt

Last updated:Friday, November 9, 2012

Debtors' Prison and Bankruptcy

It is not uncommon for debt collectors to threaten people with arrest, pass themselves off as attorneys, and even police officers.  Fortunately, there is no . . . → Read More: Debtors’ Prison: Knowedge is the Key to Escaping Debt