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Blog Posts in 2012

  • New "Of Counsel" Attorney Joins Bronson Law Offices

    Posted By Bronson Law Offices || 17-Oct-2012

    Bronson Law Offices, P.C. has a new addition to its legal team. Steven Kurlander has entered into an affiliate relationship with the bankruptcy firm, which provides legal services to clients in Queens and surrounding areas of New York who are dealing with issues related to debt and financial distress. Through this partnership, our firm will be able to make use of Mr. Kurlander's extensive ...
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  • Bronson Law Offices Adds New "Of Counsel" Attorney, Boosting Resources

    Posted By Bronson Law Offices, P.C. || 17-Oct-2012

    At Bronson Law Offices, P.C. we have added a new "Of Counsel" attorney to our team in order to better serve our clients. By establishing an affiliate relationship with attorney Steven Kurlander, our bankruptcy law firm now able to offer more legal resources to our clients located in various areas of the state of New York. Mr. Kurlander, whose office is located in Monticello, New York, ...
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  • Three Popular Types of Loan Modifications in New York

    Posted By Carl J. Nelson, Esq. || 3-Aug-2012

    Loan modifications generally take three forms in New York: HAMP (government sponsored) or In-House Modifications Mortgage lenders and servicers all have procedures in place to assist homeowners at risk of default or foreclosure. They will make the process difficult, frustrating and seemingly never-ending, but they do actually modify a fair number of mortgages for qualifying homeowners ...
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  • Foreclosures and Loan Modifications In New York

    Posted By Carl J. Nelson, Esq. || 1-Aug-2012

    A foreclosure action begins when a homeowner is served “process” in a foreclosure action. Receiving these papers, usually a summons and complaint, can be one of the most nerve-racking experiences a homeowner can endure. The thought of one’s home being jeopardized and the potential for ensuing liability can cause a great deal of stress for one who has become unable to afford his ...
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  • On April 28, 2012 in San Antonio at the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney's ("NACBA") 20th annual convention Joseph A. Smith, Esq., head of the National Mortgage Settlement Monitor, addressed us. Five banks and mortgage servicers (Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo) reached agreement on a mortgage settlement which is suppose to provide ...
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  • Agape World Involved In An Ongoing Chapter 7 Case

    Posted By Westchester County Bankruptcy Lawyer || 1-Jun-2012

    Yesterday, newscaster Lou Young contacted me regarding an ongoing Chapter 7 bankruptcy case for Agape- -World. Agape World has been called Long Island's largest Ponzi scheme with $400 million at stake. Many of Agape World's investors invested small amounts of money and the trustee has instituted many lawsuits to recover funds from these investors that were withdrawn within 90 days of the ...
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  • Proof of Claim Was Not Filed

    Posted By Westchester County Bankruptcy Lawyer || 23-May-2012

    May 23, 2012. Westchester County, NY. In court today at the White Plains Division of the Southern District HSBC was advised that because they failed to file a proof of claim that the debtor would only have to make adequate assurance payments for the term of the 5 year plan. Judge Drain stated that adequate assurance payments based upon the depreciation of the property over the five years of the ...
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  • Chapter 13 Loan Modification saving $300 per month and capitalizing $15,000 of arrearage

    Posted By Westchester County Bankruptcy Lawyer || 15-May-2012

    For these particular clients who were in Chapter 13, the bank delayed and delayed. The bank continually asked for more documentation and upon our providing same would spend months reviewing it. Finally, at a loss mitigation status report in bankruptcy court Judge Drain told bank's counsel that if they asked for one more piece of paper they would be required to have a bank officer appear. Three ...
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  • Chapter 13 Loan Modification saving $816 per month

    Posted By Bronson Law Offices || 11-May-2012

    Our most recent loan modification in a Chapter 13 provided a tremendous benefit for our client. Our client had accumulated over $86,000 of arrearage. Her husband was not able to work and needed round the clock medical attention. This client was a very nice warm person who had experienced very negative situations. It was such a thrill for a Queens bankruptcy attorney to get her a loan modification ...
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  • Chapter 20 Loan Modification saving $770 per month

    Posted By Westchester County Bankruptcy Lawyer || 11-May-2012

    A Westchester County bankruptcy lawyer loves doing Chapter 13 bankruptcies for our clients. Although our clients are never happy to have to consult a bankruptcy attorney we try to make the experience as pleasant as possible. Our team of attorneys and legal assistants is very caring and we establish personal relationships with many of our clients. We serve the local community and are very happy to ...
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