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  • How to Stop Wage Garnishment in New York

    || 19-May-2017

    Order To Show Cause To Vacate Judgment It might be easier to resolve a debt that has not entered garnishment status, but if you’re wages are being seized, it still might not be too late to get help. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to contest your judgment due to improper service. In order to do so, you’ll need to bring a motion, or an Order to Show Cause To Vacate ...
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  • Tips to Improve Your Credit Score After Bankruptcy

    || 10-May-2017

    Declaring bankruptcy is a massive blow to your financial standing, and will have a serious negative impact on your credit. However, doing so should be a blessing in disguise as you have the ability to rebuild your financial standing and regain your health once again. When you declare bankruptcy, your credit score may suffer, but you can begin to see steady improvement within just a few short ...
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  • A+ BBB Rating Conferred Upon Our New York Law Firm

    || 12-Apr-2017

    In addition to the numerous honors conferred upon the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg PLLC by organizations like Superlawyers, Avvo, and Martindale-Hubbell, we are proud to announce our accreditation by the Better Business Bureau ("BBB") serving the Metropolitan New York, Long-Island, and Mid-Hudson Region. We are very proud of the A+ rating that we received after the BBB conducted a ...
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  • Common Reasons People Fall Into Credit Card Debt

    || 20-Mar-2017

    Millions of Americans each year will either struggle to keep their finances positive or fall into debt. Each person who goes into debt will do so for his or her own unique reasons, of course, but many cases are linked directly to credit cards and other forms of credit lines. What is it about credit cards that can lead so many people into difficult financial situations, or even bankruptcy ? Our ...
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer NYC

    || 16-Mar-2017

    Finding a bankruptcy lawyer isn’t a difficult task given the large number of practitioners offering debt relief services in New York City. But you have to stop for a moment and think, do you just want any attorney, or do you want to find an advocate that is best suited to work on your particular situation. Identifying a great bankruptcy attorney isn’t nearly as easy as it may seem. ...
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  • Stephen Basedow presents Lawline CLE on Bankruptcy Ethics

    || 20-Feb-2017

    New York, New York: On February 7 th, 2017, Stephen Basedow and Michael Riela co-presented Ethical Rules and Pitfalls: What Every Bankruptcy Professional Needs to Know, a CLE program with Lawline. Broadcast live online and recorded at Lawline’s Studio in New York City, the program offered viewers strategies on tackling common issues that arise when filing for consumer or business bankruptcy. ...
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  • Discharging Social Security Overpayments in Bankruptcy

    || 20-Jan-2017

    Many retired or disabled individuals rely on the payments they receive from the Social Security Administration (SSA) to pay for their necessities. Unfortunately, the SSA can make mistakes and actually disburse too much money or even send payments to individuals that no longer qualify for such benefits. When an overpayment happens, the money will need to be returned. While getting an extra check or ...
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  • Filing for Bankruptcy Due to Medical Debt

    || 20-Dec-2016

    One of the most common reasons people in New York City fall into financial straits is due to medical debt. Unexpected illnesses and injuries can cause individuals to accrue thousands of dollars’ worth of medical bills, especially if they are uninsured or underinsured. Fortunately, individuals are often able to seek relief from their medical debt through bankruptcy. How Are Medical Debts ...
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  • National Collegiate Trust Student Loan Debt Reduced by 75%

    || 1-Nov-2016

    At the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg PLLC, we take great pride in the results we help our client’s achieve. Although results vary, we strive to attain the maximum reduction possible in each client’s unique situation. If you’ve been sued for a student loan debt in New York or New Jersey, call us to learn how we can defend the action and potentially settle the debt for less then ...
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  • Super Lawyers Honors Simon Goldenberg as a Rising Star in New York

    || 3-Oct-2016

    For the third consecutive year, Super Lawyers has selected Simon Goldenberg, Esq. to the New York Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This award was conferred upon Mr. Goldenberg for his continuous achievements in the realm of consumer law and debt relief. The Law Office of ...
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  • What Are the Effects of Filing for Bankruptcy?

    || 28-Sep-2016

    Filing for bankruptcy can be a frightening prospect. While bankruptcy can be an excellent method to get creditors off your back and hit the reset button on your financial situation, many are deterred from filing due to the negative social stigma and general abundance of false notions regarding the process. While there are certainly many myths surrounding bankruptcy, there are several both positive ...
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  • TCPA - Telephone Consumer Protection Act

    || 23-Sep-2016

    If any of these situations sound familiar, you might be entitled to an award for damages: Were you called with a pre-recorded message stating: "press 1 to learn more"? Are you receiving unsolicited text messages or faxes? Are telemarketers calling despite your enrollment on the "do-not-call" list? Have you been contacted on your cell phone by telemarketers or debt collectors at ...
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  • Fighting Student Loan Lawsuits

    || 12-Sep-2016

    Have you been sued for a student loan? It's normal to have serious questions when facing legal action. Most borrowers and co-signers will want to minimize the impact of the lawsuit and avoid having a judgment entered against them. You might be wondering: Why am I being sued? Do I really owe them the amount they claim? How do I fight the lawsuit? What are my defenses? Can I settle the lawsuit ...
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  • Relief From Surprise Medical Bills

    || 8-Aug-2016

    Are you seeking relief from surprise medical bills or emergency services? According to a study by NerdWallet, over 56 million Americans under the age of 65 will have trouble paying healthcare related bills, with medical debts being the biggest cause for filing for bankruptcy. Dealing with medical bills can be a daunting task, especially if they’re unexpected. Even if you are covered under ...
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  • Reduce Merchant Cash Advance & Business Loans

    || 11-Jul-2016

    If you own a business, you probably already know that maintaining sufficient cashflow is critical. However, with seasonal fluctuations, competition, and other variables outside of your control, trying to maintain financially stability while operating a small business can be challenging. Money is needed for inventory, raw materials, supplies, and human resources, so taking a business loan or a ...
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  • New York City Debt Relief Lawyers

    || 7-Jul-2016

    If you’re looking for relief from your debts then you might already know how stressful the collection process can be. Regardless of whether you’re saddled with overwhelming credit card debts, business loans, or large student loan payments, you’ll want a seasoned attorney to help guide you to a fair resolution. At the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg, PLLC, we help New Yorkers get ...
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  • Debt Lawsuit Defense in New York City

    || 27-Jun-2016

    When you are faced with a lawsuit, regardless of the circumstances, you’re going to want an attorney that you can trust to vigorously defend you. The right lawyer and their expert team will apply their skills to ensure that you have the best shot at a fair resolution. You’ll want someone that is experienced and passionate about fighting and defending lawsuits in New York. At the Law ...
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  • What is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act?

    || 20-Jun-2016

    In days gone by, creditors and lenders had almost-free range to do what they please in pursuit of debt owed by individuals and businesses alike. To put an end to their questionable business practices and bring some peace of mind to Americans in financial trouble, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) was enacted in the late 1970’s. In particular, it was meant to be prevent and ...
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