Free Consultation
The office is open as per the NYS Covid-19 guidelines. We are now doing both in-person and telephone consultations. Please call the office at 718-855-6840 to schedule a time to speak with one of our experienced bankruptcy attorneys.

Month: March 2010

Brooklyn Bankruptcy Update 03.31.10

Time for another edition of Brooklyn Bankruptcy Update, a look at the latest Bankruptcy news and happenings out of the County of Kings (aka Brooklyn). 1.  Mayor Bloomberg Announces New NYC Service Initiative to Provide Free Legal Services to Homeowners in Danger of Foreclosure (RealEstateRama.com) “A new NYC Service initiative to provide free legal support …

Brooklyn Bankruptcy Update 03.31.10 Read More »

Bankruptcy Man vs. Mortgantua – Mortgage Note Request!

Bankruptcy Man (f/k/a BAPCPA Man) fights through a classic mortgage industry trick by Mortgantua. Note: This cartoon is posted on the NYBankruptcyNet site with the express permission of the creators of Bankruptcy Man. If you’re concerned about foreclosure in New York and dealing with mortgage and other financial problems, if you’re in search of your …

Bankruptcy Man vs. Mortgantua – Mortgage Note Request! Read More »

Lenny Dykstra Chapter 11 bankruptcy anti-case study continues

The Lenny Dykstra bankruptcy drama continues. When we last checked in, Dykstra was demonstrating what not to do in an individual Chapter 11 bankruptcy by trashing his mansion and allowing it to fall into disrepair in various ways.  Essentially he was throwing away value that could’ve been used toward paying back creditors in an effort …

Lenny Dykstra Chapter 11 bankruptcy anti-case study continues Read More »

Strategic small business bankruptcy: Sid’s Hardware uses Chapter 11 to end lease

Filing for bankruptcy, especially Chapter 11, doesn’t necessarily mean you’re broke or that your business failing.  Sometimes it’s part of a larger strategy to get out of a tight situation. In the case of Sid’s Hardware Store on 345 Jay Street in Metrotech, the business was viable but the lease was too expensive to enable …

Strategic small business bankruptcy: Sid’s Hardware uses Chapter 11 to end lease Read More »

Judge Alan Trust wins Bankruptcy Bill Bankruptcy Song Contest

The Bankruptcy Bill Bankruptcy Song Contest (of which I was one of the sponsors) announced it’s winner in a cute cartoon: “DEBTS IN WRONG PLACES” by Judge Alan S. Trust(United States Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of New York) (Bankruptcy Bill Song Contest cartoon image used by Rosenberg Musso & Weiner LLP with the express permission …

Judge Alan Trust wins Bankruptcy Bill Bankruptcy Song Contest Read More »

Do we really need a Consumer Finance Protection Agency? Toyota’s example indicates “YES”

There’s a great cartoon on the Center for Responsible Lending’s website that points out the silliness of the arguments against the creation of a Consumer Finance Protection Agency (CFPA). The gist of the cartoon is that if Toyota and the auto industry made the same arguments being used by opponents of the CFPA, there would …

Do we really need a Consumer Finance Protection Agency? Toyota’s example indicates “YES” Read More »

Attorney Bruce Weiner to teach Small Business Bankruptcy for March 3 Practicing Law Institute (PLI) seminar on Consumer and Small Business Bankruptcy 2010

Just a quick post to let readers know that I will be teaching the “Small Business Bankruptcy“ portion of the March 3 “Consumer and Small Business Bankruptcy 2010“ seminar at the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) in New York City. Here are the topics I’ll be covering: Small Business Bankruptcy Eligibility for filing as a small …

Attorney Bruce Weiner to teach Small Business Bankruptcy for March 3 Practicing Law Institute (PLI) seminar on Consumer and Small Business Bankruptcy 2010 Read More »

Bankruptcy Man learns how to fight the mortgage industry (aka Mortgantua)

Bankruptcy Man (f/k/a BAPCPA Man) remembers his training for fighting the mortgage industry (a/k/a Mortgantua).  The cartoon also features a cameo by North Carolina-based foreclosure fighting guru, O. Max Gardner. Note: This cartoon is posted on the NYBankruptcyNet site with the express permission of the creators of Bankruptcy Man. If you’re concerned about foreclosure in …

Bankruptcy Man learns how to fight the mortgage industry (aka Mortgantua) Read More »

Scroll to Top