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Are you a New Jerseyan with a question about bankruptcy or debt? The attorneys at Jenkins Clayman have created this page as a resource for you. You can submit your general questions by using the form below. Please note: submitted questions will be answered publicly to benefit consumers facing similar issues so leave out personal details. Unfortunately, we cannot publish every question that gets submitted, but we do our best to get to all of them. Submitting a question does not create an attorney client relationship.

Recent Questions

I am a business owner that should file bankruptcy, will my company be protected in these suits?

I am a business owner and I have several lawsuits against my company and they have named me in the suits as well. I believe I should file a bankruptcy, will I be protected from these lawsuits and what about my company?

How much debt does someone have to have to file a bankruptcy?

If I am current on my home loan, but have $35,000 in credit card bills, can I file a Chapter 7? How much debt does someone have to have to file a bankruptcy? My debt is somewhere around $50,000.

If I file for bankruptcy, is it true that “parent plus” student loans I took out for my children will not be forgiven?

If I file for bankruptcy, is it true that “parent plus” student loans I took out for my children will not be forgiven?

Ex-Spouse Behind on Mortgage Payments

Have been divorced (uncontested) since May of this year. Left my home with my ex still living ther and my son to move in for a year to see if he could afford it. The mortgage has not been paid since June. I am along with my ex on the mortgage and deed. We only had a verbal agreement. What can I do to protect myself. I cannot pay the arrears and found out there is a tax lien on the property.

Alimony Payments and Wage Garnishment

Regarding wage garnishment for credit card debts, do court ordered alimony payments count as disposable income?