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May 4, 2015 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Bankruptcy, Firm News

Chase Sanctioned for Failure to Comply with Loan Modification in Bankruptcy Case Handled by White Plains Attorney Michael H. Schwartz

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WHITE PLAINS, NY, May 02, 2015 — JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., has been ordered to pay $16,000 as damages after the bank failed to comply with a U.S. Bankruptcy Court order that modified the terms of a mortgage loan …

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February 24, 2015 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Firm News

New York Magazine Lists Michael H. Schwartz as a Top-Rated Lawyer of 2014

Michael H. Schwartz received recognition in a special section of New York Magazine that spotlighted “The New York Area’s Top-Rated Lawyers.”

Third Year in a row for the White Plains Bankruptcy Attorney Michael H. Schwartz, an established consumer bankruptcy attorney in White Plains, received recognition in a special section of New York Magazine that spotlighted “The New York Area’s Top-Rated Lawyers.” …

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September 30, 2014 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Firm News

Bankruptcy Attorney Michael H. Schwartz Receives Recognition for Organizing U.S. Bankruptcy Judge’s Presentation to Westchester County Bar Association

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Michael H. Schwartz has been recognized for his efforts as co-chair of the Westchester County Bar Association Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights Committee in organizing a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar that was headlined by a federal …

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September 29, 2014 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Firm News

New York Times, Wall Street Journal Highlight Court Victory of White Plains Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyer Michael H. Schwartz

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In articles discussing the tougher stance that federal judges are taking towards banks in mortgage debt collection matters, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal feature a case in which the law firm of Michael H. Schwartz, P.C., …

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September 28, 2014 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Firm News

Michael H. Schwartz Obtains Court Order Sanctioning Bank of America, NA

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Upon the motion filed by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C., a U.S. Bankruptcy Court finds that Bank of America, NA, repeatedly and willfully violated a New York couple’s discharge of their debt and that the violations appeared to be incorporated into …

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October 16, 2013 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Bankruptcy, Firm News

Fighting Back Against Banks

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The White Plains consumer bankruptcy law firm of Michael H. Schwartz, P.C., received national attention in the fall of 2013 for a case in which the firm helped its clients take on one of the country’s “Big Four” banks – …

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October 8, 2013 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Firm News

New York Times Features Bankruptcy Attorney Michael H. Schwartz

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The after effects of the mortgage crisis are still making their way through the court system – and judges don’t like what they’re seeing. Neither does New York bankruptcy attorney Michael H. Schwartz. In fact, Attorney Schwartz’s client advocacy resulted …

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September 4, 2013 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Firm News

Donald Trump Gets Trumped by Attorney General

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Donald Trump and his for-profit “Trump University” allegedly bilked New York residents by selling them with “get rich quick schemes” of pricey but largely useless seminars and mentorship programs, according to a lawsuit recently filed by New York Attorney General …

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May 21, 2013 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Ask the Expert, Firm News

Do You Know What is in Your Credit Report?

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A recent Federal Trade Commission study discovered that one in five consumers had an error on one or more of their three credit reports. “These are eye-opening numbers for American consumers,” said Howard Shelanski, director of the FTC’s Bureau of …

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January 14, 2013 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Firm News

Westchester County Bar Association Holds “Meet the White Plains Trustees” Event

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The Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA) recently held its first “Meet the White Plains Trustees” Continuing Legal Education (CLE) event. Sponsored by Openheimer & Co., the three-hour seminar was held on October 19, …

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