Where are the bankruptcy courts in New Jersey?

Where are the bankruptcy courts in New Jersey?

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How long does it take to file bankruptcy in New Jersey?

Someone who has recently moved to New Jersey may meet that requirement in as little as 91 days. However, it’s important to note that a new arrival — a debtor who moved to New Jersey within the previous two years — may be required to apply the exemptions of the prior state.

Are there any bankruptcy exemptions in New Jersey?

New Jersey’s bankruptcy exemptions are somewhat sparse. However, New Jersey allows debtors to opt for federal exemptions in place of New Jersey exemptions, allowing debtors to protect property that is not exempt under New Jersey law. The top 5 exemptions under New Jersey law compared to federal law.

What do you need to know about Chapter 7 bankruptcy in NJ?

In addition to the residency requirement, a person or married couple filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy must qualify financially. The first step in this analysis is to compare the debtor’s income to the applicable New Jersey median.

What happens to your credit when you file bankruptcy?

(Remember though to pay your home owners association!) Also, after bankruptcy late payments don’t count against your after bankruptcy credit. If you complain to the mortgage company about your credit report, they will tell you that “you should have reaffirmed your mortgage.” Reaffirming takes the house out of the bankruptcy.

What happens to your mortgage payments when you file bankruptcy?

Those payments don’t show at all. Instead your mortgage will just show “included in bankruptcy.” “Hold on” people say, “I didn’t include my mortgage.” Actually you did. When you file bankruptcy, you “include” everything. That’s the law.