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Converting from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7? Supreme Court of United States Permits Return of Post-Petition Wages Upon Conversion

Decided today, May 18, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States published its opinion in the case of HARRIS v. VIEGELAHN, CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEE, No. 14–400. Argued April 1, 2015—Decided May 18, 2015. In this case, the Supreme Court holds: A debtor who converts to Chapter 7 is entitled to return…

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Alimony Reform in New Jersey (9/2014)

The headlines yesterday shouted the news from up on high: “GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE SIGNS BILL ENDING LIFETIME ALIMONY!!!” After literally two and a half years of contentious debate, lobbying, negotiation, and especially consternation, New Jersey did indeed see passage of a fairly sweeping and genuinely ambitious alimony reform package. But…

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PHH Corporation, PHH Mortgage, etc., Accused of Establishing Kickbacks, Making Loans More Expensive, and Increasing Insurance Prices

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) is alleging some heavy stuff against New Jersey’s own PHH Corporation and its subsidiaries, such as PHH Mortgage Corporation and PHH Home Loans, LLC. The allegation is made by way of an administrative proceeding against PHH. Representing homeowners, I find myself raising arguments that often go to the…

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– Best Wishes, Louis A. Simoni, Esq.

Thank you for visiting SimoniLaw on the web. Simoni Law Office represents clients throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey in a wide array of legal matters. The Firm is a general practice with an emphasis on mortgage loan related issues. To get a better understanding of what we do, don’t forget…

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