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About Dunne Law Offices, P.C.

Philadelphia Bankruptcy Attorney You may see chapter 7 or chapter 13 as a last resort. But with proper financial planning and legal advisement on your side, bankruptcy can be the moment when you regain control of your finances. I want to support you with all the legal expertise, experience, creativity and deductive reasoning I have to give. My life has been dedicated to developing the skills and experience that allow me to help you navigate financially difficult times. Education As an undergraduate at Pennsylvania State University, I served as an infantry soldier in the Pennsylvania National Guard and as a cadet in the R.O.T.C. My major in Criminal Justice led me to attend the New England School of Law in Boston. Once there, I honed in on bankruptcy law and was a scholarship recipient for “Securities Regulation.” I followed that with an internship at the Boston Stock Exchange and a clerkship for McGarthy & Ged. During this time, I learned how to help people find financial relief through legal action. Professional Memberships and Recognition Bankruptcy law changes every day. Right now, courts across the United States are making decisions that will impact your judge’s point of view on your case. As an effective consumer bankruptcy lawyer, I stay apprised of the most recent happenings in the field through active membership in the following organizations. State Bar of Pennsylvania – Licensed to practice before all state courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle District of Pennsylvania, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) Call for a free consultation at (215) 551-7109.

You Deserve a Fresh Start in 2014

The New Year is a good time to evaluate your financial house and consider whether getting a fresh start by filing bankruptcy is the best option for you. If you have too much debt or feel like you are way … Continue reading

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Detroit Bankruptcy – Pensions Aren’t Protected From Cuts

Retirees like Gwendolyn Beasley, 67 years old, who worked 34 years for Detroit as a library clerk has an annual pension of $13,085. Ms. Beasley’s pension could be decimated in the very near future. A judge declared Detroit eligible for … Continue reading

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Rapper DMX files Bankruptcy

DMX (Born Earl Simmons) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to poor financial management. The Chapter 11 petition lists less than $50,000 in assets and $1 million to $10 million in debt. The New York native owes $1.24 million in … Continue reading

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What happens in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases are usually straightforward. On rare occasions, complications arise if creditors take aggressive action, if the trustee thinks you are hiding assets, or if you want to challenge creditors’ claims. Who can file? Any individual who lives … Continue reading

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Is Bankruptcy the Right Choice for You?

1. Bankruptcy may be the easiest and fastest way to deal with all types of debt problems. Bankruptcy is a process under federal law designed to help people and businesses get protection from their creditors. 2. Most bankruptcy cases are … Continue reading

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Bank Deposits Guaranteed Up to $250,000 – Maybe

Congress created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in 1933 to ensure taxpayers were not on the hook for losses to depositors. Today, FDIC stickers in every bank in America proclaim “Each depositor is insured to at least $250,000.”  Is … Continue reading

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness  (PSLF) Program discharges any remaining debt after 10 years of full-time employment in public service. The borrower must have made 120 payments as part of the Direct Loan program in order to obtain this benefit. … Continue reading

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