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August 17, 2017 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

Michael H. Schwartz Recognized as a Top-Rated Bankruptcy Lawyer of 2016 by New York Magazine; the FIFTH Year in a Row for the White Plains Bankruptcy Attorney.

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Michael H. Schwartz, the highly respected New York consumer bankruptcy attorney with 35 years of experience helping financially distressed individuals in Westchester, Rockland,  the Hudson Valley and New York City areas, has again been named one of the “New York …

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April 10, 2017 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

What to Expect in a Foreclosure Defense Case

Our New York foreclosure defense attorneys discuss what to expect in a foreclosure defense case.

Facing the prospect of going through a foreclosure is stressful. Being unfamiliar with these types of proceedings only exacerbates your concerns. But you don’t have to go it alone. Whether you are behind in your mortgage payments, facing delays or …

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April 7, 2017 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

Here’s Why You Should Fight to Save Your Home from Foreclosure

Our New York foreclosure defense attorneys discuss why you should fight to save your home from foreclosure.

If you are behind on your mortgage payments, home foreclosure may seem inevitable. While accepting the idea that you will lose your home and making alternative plans for your future may appear to be the best way to make the …

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April 5, 2017 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

What Can Be Reduced in a Loan Modification?

Our White Plains loan modification attorneys discuss principal reduction modification.

Unexpected circumstances, such as increases in expenses or decreases in income, can cause many people to run behind on their mortgage payments. Unfortunately, your mortgage lender may be less than sympathetic to your situation. In a matter of mere months, …

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June 25, 2016 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

New York Magazine Lists Michael H. Schwartz as a Top-Rated Lawyer of 2015

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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February 15, 2016 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

White Plains Bankruptcy Attorney Supports Local School Project ‘The Magic Maker’

A teacher at a small public low-income high school on Manhattan’s Lower East Side who decided to rely on DonorsChoose.org to seek funds for her classroom’s needs has received financial help from White Plains bankruptcy attorney Michael H. Schwartz. The …

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May 4, 2015 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

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

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.

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.

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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