Long Island Bankruptcy Law Blog

Will I be able to pay my other bills during bankruptcy?

When you file bankruptcy in New York, it puts your finances under a microscope. This includes monitoring your spending. In general, any money you have ...

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Meeting with your creditors during the bankruptcy process

When creditors call constantly wanting you to send them payments, you may begin to feel anxiety over talking to them. Now that you know one ...

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Factors that lead to bankruptcy

Going through a financial disaster is a confusing and intimidating time. As you struggle to keep yourself afloat, you may think about declaring personal bankruptcy. ...

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Credit card charge-offs increase

Consumers in New York may be well aware that most people consider the current economy to be strong and healthy. That, however, does not mean ...

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Changing spending habits to decrease debt

Unfortunately, debt is something that affects many New Yorkers. Whether it comes from surprise medical bills or simply from someone getting in over their head ...

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Know when to consider Chapter 7 bankruptcy

When you are having financial problems in New York, you may sometimes think that putting more money toward your debt is the only solution. Sometimes, ...

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Bankruptcy attorneys: More than someone to help you file

Bankruptcy attorneys are more than a go-between for you and the court system. They’re highly educated in bankruptcy and negotiation, which can help you negotiate ...

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Buying time with Chapter 13 bankruptcy

It is not only those who have little in the first place who can experience financial difficulties and struggle to pay off debt. At Macco & ...

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Filing Chapter 11 as an individual

In most cases, individuals filing for bankruptcy in New York have the choice of filing either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. At Macco & Stern, we ...

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What are today’s most common types of debt?

If you can spend money, you can get into debt. However, not all forms of debt are the same. Some are the result of an ...

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