201409.30
0
12

Harassed by creditors after Bankruptcy

Question: What should I do if I am being harassed by creditors after receiving a Chapter 7 discharge? Answer: If you are being harassed by creditors or debt collectors schedule on your bankruptcy petition, you have an actionable claim against them for damages. In Connecticut, we have the CCCPA which protects you from the unscrupulous…

201409.12
0
11

New Attorney at Rosenberg & Press

Meet William Whewell the newest addition to the Rosenberg & Press Family! William J. Whewell represents clients in many different aspects of civil litigation.  He focuses his practice on Labor/Employment Law, Landlord/Tenant Law, Education Law, Family/Custody Law, Probate Law, Real Estate and Constitutional/Civil Rights. Attorney Whewell is a graduate of Quinnipiac University, where he received…

201407.30
0
7

Beware of Payday Loans

Q: Are payday loans dischargeable in bankruptcy? A: Yes, you can list a payday loan on your bankruptcy schedules, however you should realize that it will have little to no effect. Payday loans by their very nature are illegal. Filing bankruptcy to remove payday loans is like asking your mugger to put his gun away…

201405.12
0
7

Do Not Enter Into Co-Signing Lightly

I co-signed a car loan for a friend. The friend then moved out of CT with the car. I have no access to it and the friend cannot make the payments. Can I have my name taken off as co-signer because the car is out of state and I cannot use it? This is a…

201405.01
0
10

Debt Collectors can be so rude!

We have probably all, at one point or another, been in a situation where a debt collector calls us out of the blue.  Maybe you owe your cable company some money or your hospital bill didn’t get paid on time.  When the phone rings, you want to cringe! You answer the call and there it is…

201405.01
0
10

I’m Selling My House, What Is My First Step?

in Advice, FAQ

Whether you have decided to move for business or personal reason, it is one of the most stressful times of anyone’s life.  Before you get too stressed to see straight, take a deep breathe!  Resolve to make this endeavor a positive exerience!  Your first step should be to surround yourself with experienced professionals. 1. Choose…