Law Offices of James V. Monaghan

Since 1991, I have been a trusted and professionally-recognized attorney offering an array of legal services in areas of workers’ compensation, personal injury and consumer bankruptcy. For more than 27 years, my practice has helped clients in the Philadelphia area (Montgomery, Chester, Bucks and Delaware counties) as well as throughout the Commonwealth, obtain [...]

Misconceptions About Bankruptcy

Montgomery County attorney Jim Monaghan explains the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. He answers questions like: “What qualifies me for a Chapter 13 repayment plan?” or “What will bankruptcy do to my credit?” Bankruptcy can improve your credit whether you file Chapter 7, which erases qualifying debts, or Chapter 13, which [...]

2022-03-15T11:44:53-04:00August 16th, 2018|Bankruptcy|

Learn How the Process of Bankruptcy Works in Pennsylvania

Not being able to pay bills such as your mortgage, car payments and property taxes can be a terrifying experience. It seems that once you are late it snowballs out of control almost immediately. As unnerving as this experience is it is important that you do have options that will prevent you from [...]

2022-03-15T11:57:42-04:00August 15th, 2018|Bankruptcy|

Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Protection Using An Attorney

The country of the United States and the state of Pennsylvania have bankruptcy laws in place to protect those who may not be able to pay back the debts that they owe, and this bankruptcy protection allows individuals and businesses to protect themselves from creditors and other entities while they take the time to reorganize [...]

2022-02-23T11:56:50-05:00May 2nd, 2017|Bankruptcy|

Can Filing Bankruptcy Help You Avoid Eviction If You Are Behind In Rent?

Rental Arrears Discharge Laws In Pennsylvania Many Montgomery County, Pennsylvania who are going through tough financial times may ultimately fall behind on various bills. One of these bills can be rental payments for your house, townhouse, apartment or condo. A common misconception is that bankruptcy only offers financial relief to homeowners who are behind on their mortgage [...]

2022-03-15T11:55:45-04:00April 2nd, 2017|Bankruptcy|

Can Student Loans Be Discharged In Bankruptcy In Pennsylvania?

Bankruptcy Attorneys Montgomery County PA Montgomery County, PA residents facing financial hardships rarely struggle due to one specific type of debt. Financial strain is usually due to the combination of numerous types of debt and outside factors such as loss of job, loss of equity in your home, significant medical issues, etc. One very common type of debt that may [...]

2019-04-25T13:38:56-04:00March 2nd, 2017|Bankruptcy|
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