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Bankruptcy FAQ Part 3: What To Expect Afterwards & How It Affects Your Future

Bankruptcy FAQ Part 3: What To Expect Afterwards & How It Affects Your Future

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In this three-part series, we’re answering some common questions about bankruptcy, including what debt is (and isn’t) affected, what to expect from the process, and finally, how bankruptcy affects your future. It’s understandable to have concerns about your ability to recover financially after such a significant step, but it helps to be prepared so you’ll understand the risks and be armed with the knowledge you need to make the most of your fresh start. Can…

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Bankruptcy FAQ Part 2: What To Expect From The Process

Bankruptcy FAQ Part 2: What To Expect From The Process

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In part 1 of this series, we talked about which debts do and don’t qualify for discharge and some important things to know about your responsibilities. In this article we’re going to talk about common questions related to the process itself, from what the different chapters mean to what happens as your case progresses. Next up we’ll talk about what happens after bankruptcy, but if you have any questions in the meantime you can always…

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A Municipal Court Attorney Helps With Traffic Tickets, DWIs And More

A Municipal Court Attorney Helps With Traffic Tickets, DWIs And More

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At one time or another, a large percentage of otherwise law-abiding citizens find themselves on the wrong side of a municipal ordinance. From parking and speeding tickets to disputes with neighbors, offenses may be inadvertent or simply careless. Other offenses like shoplifting and domestic violence may accompany underlying issues that can include mental illness or anger management issues. Whatever the municipal offense or the circumstances around it, having a municipal court attorney on your side…

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Bankruptcy FAQ Part 1: Your Debt, Risks And Responsibilities

Bankruptcy FAQ Part 1: Your Debt, Risks And Responsibilities

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If you’re stuck under a mountain of debt and feel like you’ll never find your way to the light, you may be considering bankruptcy. And that means you probably have a thousand questions about what to do and how your choices will affect you now and into the future. Here are answers to some common questions and concerns about filing bankruptcy in New Jersey, but you should always contact your attorney for counsel that pertains…

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What A “Super Lawyer” Means When It Comes To Your Legal Needs

What A “Super Lawyer” Means When It Comes To Your Legal Needs

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The law firm of Mikita & Roccanova is pleased to announce that William P. Mikita has been selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers list issued by Thompson Reuters, for his third consecutive year in the area of Personal Injury. You may have seen the Super Lawyer designation in a number of places and on any number of attorney sites. Each year, Super Lawyers Magazine features its list of selected attorneys across 70 practice areas who…

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How To Deal With The Emotional Challenges Of Buying A Home

How To Deal With The Emotional Challenges Of Buying A Home

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Home ownership is deeply embedded in the American Dream. It’s where so many of us start families or build memories. A home can be part of a family legacy or a stepping stone to bigger and better things. With all those expectations, is it any wonder that this particular dream can quickly turn into a waking nightmare of stress and anxiety? Even the smoothest of purchases can be stressful, but that doesn’t mean you can’t…

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The Importance Of Good Trial Preparation For Personal Injury Cases

The Importance Of Good Trial Preparation For Personal Injury Cases

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In a previous post we discussed the advantages of having a certified civil trial lawyer on your side for personal injury cases. Today we’re going to expand on arguably the most important asset that a certified attorney brings to your service: preparation. Here are some of the reasons that strong preparation is so vital to the ultimate success of your case – whether it goes to trial or is settled amenably beforehand. Ticking Timeframes Trials…

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6 Advantages to Working with a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer

6 Advantages to Working with a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer

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If you’ve never experienced the legal challenges involved in cases of slips and falls, medical malpractice, or personal injury, it’s quite likely that you imagine something completely different from the reality. Let’s face it, we always hope we’ll never need to know that reality, but if the day comes when you no longer have a choice, you won’t want to walk into a situation for which you are completely unprepared, especially when you are already…

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Medical Malpractice: Complexities & Realities Of Suing Your Doctor

Medical Malpractice: Complexities & Realities Of Suing Your Doctor

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You may have read stories in the newspaper about someone suing a doctor and getting millions of dollars in compensation. Or you may have seen the opposite – stories of cases that had merit but that attorneys refused to handle so they never went to trial and never resulted in any recompense. What you probably won’t read are tales of the many people who have brought a case to trial and lost – a scenario…

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Buyers Beware: Real Estate Scam Cleans Out Your Bank Account

Buyers Beware: Real Estate Scam Cleans Out Your Bank Account

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There’s a new scam in town, and this one is affecting home buyers in horrifying ways. Sometimes, an ounce of prevention is the only cure, so arm yourself with the knowledge to head this one off and warn everyone you know that if they’re in the market to buy a house, this could hit them, too. Beware The Legitimate-Looking Email It seems like every time you scan the headlines these days, you’re reading about another…

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