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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.

Contact the law office of Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. today for a free consultation.

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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May 19, 2017 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

A Decade Later: A Look Back at the Housing and Foreclosure Crisis

Our White Plains bankruptcy lawyers take a look back at the housing and foreclosure crisis a decade ago.

By September 2010, the foreclosure crisis in the United States hit its peak. Also referred to as the housing crisis, the foreclosure crisis began in 2007 and was exactly what it sounds like: the homes of millions of Americans were …

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May 18, 2017 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

Trumpcare: Realities vs. Promises

Our White Plains bankruptcy lawyer discuss Trumpcare.

President Donald J. Trump, announced again, that he was providing “healthcare reform.” President Trump promised health care superior to “Obamacare,” Can his new “plan” be any better than his last plan? President Donald Trump advocates a health care plan in …

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May 3, 2017 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

The Mistake of Filing for Bankruptcy Without Paying Upfront Fees

Our White Plains bankruptcy lawyers discuss the mistake of filing for bankruptcy without paying upfront fees.

When filing for bankruptcy in New York, most people make the smart choice of hiring an experienced bankruptcy lawyer.  Not only will an experienced bankruptcy attorney help you sort out the different types of bankruptcy and determine which is best …

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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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August 14, 2016 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

Why You Should Always Hire The Best Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Loan Modification Lawyer

The Executive Office of The United States Trustee, is a Division of the Department of Justice, which primarily monitors consumer bankruptcy cases. On March 11, 2016 in a speech published by the American Bankruptcy Institute, Clifford T. White, III., The …

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July 7, 2016 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

Why You Can Not Avoid Bankruptcy

Think your debts will go away just because they are not on your credit report, or the calls have stopped? Think Again! Some people think you can “lay low” and wait out the collection attempts, but it is easy for …

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July 1, 2016 | by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

Maximize Your Social Security Benefits Part 2

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When exactly does retirement happen? While the answer to that question for many is, “as soon as possible, please….” – the bottom line is that the current full retirement age to start receiving Social Security benefits varies depending on the …

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