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Bankruptcy Attorneys Serving New York Clients

For over 25 years, The Law Offices of Allen A. Kolber, Esq. has been a legal resource for New York State debtors facing bankruptcy. Our firm practices Bankruptcy Law and litigation in the Federal U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, including New York City, Westchester, Rockland County, and the Hudson Valley.

We provide our clients with aggressive, yet practical legal services regarding all bankruptcy matters. Whether you are an individual, joint debtor, or a business owner, our firm will work to protect your rights under the bankruptcy code. If you are facing foreclosure, our firm will protect your home. We are here to help. Please contact our firm if we can be of service.

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“Bankruptcy Is Not A Four Letter Word”

 

Individual Bankruptcy

Our clients are the middle class families who were hit hardest by the Financial Crisis, loss of employment, divorce or illness. They own homes, have a college degree and have paid their bills their entire lives.

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Chapter 7
for Individuals and Families

Our Chapter 7 Bankruptcy clients eliminate their credit card debt, personal loans, medical bills, foreclosure and automobile debt. They keep assets such as bank accounts, automobiles, pension plans, IRA’s and their home.

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Chapter 13
for Individuals and Families

Our clients keep their assets and homes even if they earn above the average family income and their assets are worth more than allowed under Chapter 7, paying pennies on the dollar to unsecured creditors while under the protection of the Bankruptcy Court.

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Chapter 11
for Businesses

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy allows a business to continue operating and receiving income, keeping it doors open and its employees on staff. Debt payments are restructured over a 5-year Plan, all while under the protection of the Bankruptcy Court.

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Business Debt Restructuring

Many of our Business clients desire to privately renegotiate delinquent debt to save the business, improving liquidity and profitability. Many banks, lenders and creditors will restructure or “work out” your debt outside of Bankruptcy court.

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Business Law and Consulting

Entrepreneurs, investors, partnerships, and small to midsize companies and corporations work hard to see their businesses and visions grow. We provide Business Consulting and Coaching with effective guidance and legal services that protect the bottom line.

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$740,000 Foreclosure Defeated

In February, 2018 Mr. Kolber defeated a $740,000 foreclosure action brought by US Bank after 5 years in litigation.

$700,000 Mortgage Extinguished

In December, 2017 Mr. Kolber extinguished a $700,000 mortgage off a homeowner’s residence based upon statute of limitations.

$1 Million Foreclosure Defeated

In March 2014, Mr. Kolber and his legal team defeated a $1 million foreclosure lawsuit brought by U.S. Bank against a homeowner client. After trial, the Supreme Court, Rockland County, found that U.S. Bank failed to prove it actually owned the $1 million mortgage it was attempting to foreclose upon for the last 5 years.

Reviews From Our Clients

Speaking to Allen was better than psychotherapy. When we came to Allen, our business had failed and our house was in danger of foreclosure. We were literally in a panic. Allen sat with us for over two hours at our initial consultation and really helped us deal with our money matters , from both a financial, emotional and psychological perspective. He was there to answer all our questions, but most importantly walk us through our financial nightmare until all of our issues were resolved. I would highly recommend Allen to any of our friends in need of bankruptcy.

-R.S.

Allen and his paralegal staff professionally and successfully navigated the approval process of the State of New York Office of the Attorney General and related state court on our behalf, thus enabling our synagogue to sell part of our existing property.

– Ahavat Yisrael of Wesley Hills

I was recovering from a serious heart attack and Allen and his excellent staff guided me through the bankruptcy process with care and expertise.

-Philip

Allen is a very good lawyer!!! He knows the law very well and is very smart and down to earth. is very good in communicating and has a very good sense of hummer. Also, he is very good in representing you in front of a judge. I personally used him and was very satisfied with his knowledge of the law and he was very reinsuring to me in a very difficult time.

-Louis

Allen handled my Chapter 7 bankruptcy. He made sure I understood everything that was going to take place and made sure that my concerns were addressed. Anytime I had questions during the process, I was able to get an answer quickly. Even when one of my creditors tried to accelerate the timeline by bringing in their own attorney, Allen just made it go away. Filing bankruptcy was a big hassle, but Allen and his team made it as painless as possible. If I’d known it could be this easy, I would have done it sooner, instead of trying to “tough it out.” Allen is a rock star.

-Dave

Allen is a great guy and a great attorney. He always gives me the straight information and advice I am looking for and he is the lawyer I always refer people that are looking for bankruptcy information to. He is open, honest, and friendly and I highly recommend him.

-David

Alan Kolber helped me when I went bankrupt. He helped me get back on my feet. He was there for me all through the process. I highly recommend him.

-Miriam

When I entered Allen’s office for the first time, I was very nervous. I find attorneys to be abrupt….not judging all just my experience. Immediately after meeting Allen, I realized that he was different. So easy to talk to that I was able to discuss my situation openly. The end result was he did the very best he could for me and I was extremely happy with the results. Even though the process was tiresome, the experience was not. Kudos to Mr. Kolber and his team for really making the process easy for me.
-Nalini

Very knowledgeable and open. A very good listener (even though often I had repeatedly asked the same questions!). Was able to allay my fears and put me at ease. Always had an answer to most any query. A very good coach in preparing me as to what to expect and when to expect it. Very, very thorough with the collection and amassing of all the necessary paperwork and documents. For such a busy lawyer as he, he always took time to take a phone call or return the call if he was with another client. He CARES! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM and HIS VERY HELPFUL and ATTENTIVE STAFF!….BRAVO!!!
-Pall

I had close to $100,000 in credit card debt that made my life a nightmare. Allen Kolber was able to get rid of that debt through Chapter 7 bankruptcy. I now have a fresh start. Allen also negotiated a loan modification on my first and second mortgages. He has an excellent staff that assists him, specifically Nadia and Sylvia. If you need a bankruptcy lawyer, Allen Kolber is the best.
-Avi

Mr. Kolber and staff provided the best service possible and addressed my concerns in a very professional and friendly manner. He got my issues fully resolved with great determination and full personal attention. His warm personality shines!
-Aaron

I have dealt with Allen on several issues, I had excellent experience with him in every aspect. Aside from his professionalism and promptness, I have never met a lawyer with that level of honesty. I had a case where I had already paid Allen in advance for services, later on, I got a settlement offer from the other party, Allen advised me to accept that offer, and he returned to me the entire amount that I have paid.
-E.R.

Mr. Kolber provided excellent legal advice regarding a personal financial matter. He is extremely knowledgeable and very easy to work with, and his staff is highly professional. I recommend him very highly.
-Mike

Allen made the process of going through bankruptcy as simple as possible. He went through the process with us and explained every detail and addressed our concerns before we were able to have them. We had over $70,000.00 in debt and it was a great relief to have this all behind us, so we can start fresh.
-T.G.

As a businessman involved with real estate brokerage and mortgage brokerage, I have used Allen Kolber to restructure my financial condition, including my investment properties. I have recommended Mr. Kolber to many other clients, and I continue to recommend him for bankruptcy and general business law questions.
-Shimon

Allen helped us get rid of over $70,000 worth of personal debt. We emerged from bankruptcy with all of our credit card debt completely wiped out. Allen was super knowledgeable about all aspects of the bankruptcy and helped us through each step of the process. It is over a year and we are still free of any debt. He happens to be a good teacher as well. His knowledge, experience and kind manner are a winning combination. If you are looking for a professional who knows his stuff, he is the one!!
-Miriam

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