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What Is the Difference Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy can be seen as an intimidating and frightening thing for many people. While this may be true, it is important to know that often times, an individual who files for bankruptcy is a middle-class citizen with a job, home, and children.

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Executing a Will in New Jersey

When an individual creates an estate plan, they are preparing for what happens to their assets after their life is over. In the process of creating an estate, an individual must appoint someone to take care of these wishes. This person is called an executor.

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Buying a Home? Here’s Why You Should Retain a Real Estate Attorney

New Jersey does not have a law that requires a buyer to retain an attorney to represent them through their real estate transaction. However, due to the complexity of buying real estate, it may be a good idea to retain an attorney to guide you throughput the process.

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Debunking Bankruptcy Myths

Filing for bankruptcy can be stressful and overwhelming. Bankruptcy itself has an unfortunate negative stigma attached to it. While many people should think of it as an opportunity to clear your financial slate and start fresh, the general public often views it as a bad thing.

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Divorce Rates Fall with Holiday Season

An interesting trend in regards to divorce is that the number of divorces rise and fall depending on which time of year it is. Some situations are no surprise while others may make you think. As we enter into the holiday season, divorce rates typically fall amongst those couples who have children together.

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Buying a Home: Do I Really Need a Home Inspection?

Buying a home is an important step in anyone’s life. It is a huge investment. It requires a lot of thought, effort, understand, patience, and diligence.

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Aspects of Selling a Home

When an individual decides they want to sell their home, they will have to go through a number of different steps before the new owner moves in. The first thing that needs to be done is to find a buyer for the home, which is pretty self-explanatory.

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Debunking Myths About Prenuptial Agreements

Despite the negative stigma that surrounds a prenuptial agreement, they can be of tremendous help to anyone who wishes to protect their assets prior to entering into a marriage. There are many myths regarding prenuptial agreements that are simply untrue.

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What Is Property Lien & how Can It Affect the Sale of Your Home

A property lien is a notice that is attached to your property and is usually applied by a credit to whom you owe money. This type of lien is a public record and is filed with the county records office or a state agency.

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What Should I Know About Working with A Realtor?

When you decide to buy or sell a home, there’s a chance you have considered enlisting the help of a real estate agent. Real estate agents can help guide you through the process of buying or selling a home, which can be especially helpful if you have never made a real estate transaction before.

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