Tag Archive: New Jersey

Tip income can’t necessarily be garnished in New Jersey

I have to admit, I picked this case for this post mainly because of its cool name, Big M, Inc. t/a Annie Sez v. Texas Roadhouse Holding, LLC. But it also has something interesting to say about debt collection.
The New Jersey Supreme Court decided Big M on July 16, 2010. The issue in […]

Will they take my property after I file bankruptcy?

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One reason people find themselves in the position of wanting to transfer their assets before filing for bankruptcy is that they are afraid the bankruptcy trustee will take their stuff after they file. But you might not need to worry about that, especially in New Jersey.
Why not? Because you might be able to […]

How to choose which debts to list in your bankruptcy papers

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Which debts should you put in the bankruptcy and which ones should you leave out?
Answer: You are required to list all of your debts in your bankruptcy papers! It is a common notion that you are allowed to keep some debts out of your bankruptcy by not listing them […]

How to recognize an abusive bankruptcy filing

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What is an abusive bankruptcy filing? When does a bankruptcy court consider a debtor’s Chapter 7 filing to be an abuse of the bankruptcy process?
A bankruptcy court will look at whether the person filing the bankruptcy acted in bad faith and at the entire circumstances surrounding the debtor’s financial situation.
A […]

Getting to know your NJ bankruptcy lawyer

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This post may not be about bankruptcy, but you can call your time spent reading this post “getting to know your New Jersey bankruptcy lawyer.”
So anyway, I just had a pretty cool experience – an old teacher of mine from high school connected with me on Facebook. Haven’t seen him since high […]

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