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Blog Posts in February, 2010

Is a Loan Modification Right for Me?

If you have fallen behind on your mortgage payment, and you do not see any foreseeable way to catch up, a loan modification may be a good option for you. At Jacoby & Jacoby, we have helped ...
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What is the Bankruptcy Process?

If you have decided to file for bankruptcy, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with what you can expect to face in the weeks and months ahead. Although the bankruptcy process will differ ...
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Watch Me Wednesday: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Senior Managing Partner Melvyn Jacoby gives a brief overview of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy:
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If I file for Bankruptcy, Can I be Fired?

One question we are often asked is whether someone can be fired from their job if they file for bankruptcy. The quick answer is, "No." The Bankruptcy Code contains specific protections for people who ...
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Watch me Wednesday: Will I Lose My Car if I File for Bankruptcy?

Retaining your car when you file for bankrputcy in New York depends upon the value of the car, whether the car is new or old, and the amount of the loan out on the car. Only a Long Island bankruptcy ...
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3 Major Factors of Your Credit Score

Your credit score is based on many things, but there are three common factors that make up about 80% of your score. Many financial institutions start with your FICO score, which is based on a system ...
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Can I get a Still Get a Cell Phone after a Bankruptcy?

The quick answer is YES, you can get a cell phone after a bankruptcy, and you can make it a part of your plan to rebuild your credit over time. If you've just discharged your debts and haven't worked ...
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3 Ways to Bounce Back from the Recession

It's been a terrible year for many, but here are three tips to bounce back in 2010: Don't Start Spending! It's tempting to not want to go on a spending spree just as things are getting better. We know ...
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Getting Credit after Bankruptcy

It is a common myth that after filing for Bankruptcy, it takes up to ten years to get credit again. This isn't true at all. In fact, there are many ways to get credit after Bankruptcy: Secured Credit ...
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Watch Me Wednesday: Is Bankruptcy Right for You?

Senior Managing Partner Melvyn Jacoby discusses the importance of speaking with an attorney if you are trying to find out if Bankruptcy is right for you.
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More Choosing to File Chapter 7 over Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Report Says

According to a report in November by the National Bankruptcy Research Center, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy filings grew by more than 42% from 2008, whereas Chapter 13 Bankruptcy increased by only 12% from the ...
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5 Things to Bring To Your Initial Bankruptcy Consultation

The purpose of your first appointment is for your bankruptcy attorney to collect information about you and your financial situation. Here are the five most important things to prepare for your initial ...
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3 Things to Avoid Prior to Bankruptcy

If you are thinking about filing Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, there are a few things you should try not to do before you file: Do not transfer property to anyone. This includes anything ...
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Famous People Who Filed Bankruptcy

You are not alone. Bad times come to all of us, even celebrities. If someone that well-off could get into financial trouble, it could happen to anyone! Check out this list of famous people who have ...
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Watch Me Wednesday: Hiring a Bankruptcy Attorney

Melvyn Jacoby, the Senior Managing Partner of Jacoby & Jacoby, explains the importance of hiring a bankruptcy lawyer if you are looking to file bankruptcy successfully. Hiring an attorney who ...
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Welcome To Our New Blog!

It is the start of a new month a nd Jacoby & Jacoby is proud to bring to you our new weblog. This page will be focused on providing Long Island residents with uselful legal information, tips, and ...
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