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Can You Buy a Home in Philadelphia If You File for Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy can be a way for people in Philadelphia to shed the burden of certain types of debt and move forward toward a brighter financial future. However, declaring bankruptcy can have some negative repercussions for Philadelphia residents, chief among...

Can You Buy a Home in New Jersey If You File for Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy can be a stressful experience, though it is sometimes necessary to relieve or deal with certain forms of debt and move on with your life. And while filing for bankruptcy can liberate people from certain debts, it can also have some negative...

Can You Get Disability and Survivor Benefits at the Same Time in PA?

Many people are collecting Social Security disability benefits in Pennsylvania. Some of them, due to the unfortunate death of a spouse, may become eligible for survivor benefits as well. So, can someone receive both disability and survivor benefits at the same time in...

When Is the Worst Age to File for Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania?

Bankruptcy is sometimes the only option for dealing with debt that is too burdensome to be paid within a reasonable amount of time. And while there are almost always certain consequences that can come along with bankruptcy, there are certain ages at which the debtor...

When Is the Best Age to File for Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania?

Sometimes declaring bankruptcy is the only way to deal with crippling debt, but some people may wonder which stage in their life would be best for declaring bankruptcy. Bankruptcy, although it can be a solution, does have some consequences that can affect personal...

Can You Buy a Home in Pennsylvania If You File for Bankruptcy?

For many people in Pennsylvania, filing for bankruptcy is a way to relieve themselves from certain forms of debt and move ahead with a clean slate. Filing for bankruptcy is a good option for many people, but it can have some negative consequences, such as lowering...

THE RESULTS

BANKRUPTCY

“When we came to see Gail Marr, Esquire, we were behind on our mortgage and car, and really wondered if we would be able to dig ourselves out. However, Gail was totally patient and understanding and that made us feel more relaxed, and we were able to successfully complete a Chapter 13 Plan. We are now 5 years removed from bankruptcy, and it was the best thing that we had ever decided to do.”

"Paul, you were so understanding and sympathetic, I truly felt like you understood where I was coming from. I was terrified and thought I would never be able to make it through, but you changed my opinion of attorneys, and I would highly recommend you to anyone who is in need of financial help."

DISABILITY

Daria S. is under the age of 50 and classified by Social Security as a younger individual. She was denied benefits in Pennsylvania and came to our office with complaints of uncontrolled dizziness and vomiting with numbness and right side tinnitus. Her previous work history was with the U.S. Postal Service. Her primary diagnoses included vertigo and Meniere’s Disease. We were successful in helping Daria obtain benefits.

“Mr. Young was very knowledgeable and made us feel at ease with our situation. He handled our case very professionally and in a more timely manner than I have heard of other attorneys through friends. His staff was also very understanding and helpful. I would definitely recommend him and his firm and would use him again, if needed, in the future!”

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Client was facing 90 days minimum imprisonment for a 2nd offense DUI. Case was dismissed at the Preliminary Hearing when the officer was unable to prove that the client operated the vehicle.

Client was originally charged with Felony criminal mischief for allegedly destroying thousands of dollars of bread and cookies in a supermarket in Yardley, PA. Client was found not guilty by jury of all criminal charges, sentenced by the judge for summary violation to pay $500.00 fine. Received worldwide coverage from the Associated Press and Newsweek Magazine and story was on all 4 local news stations, CNN and the Court Channel.