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Maplewood Bankruptcy Firm Recently Featured in NJBIZ

-Today’s lawyers need to reach outside of the law to better serve their clients

Maplewood, NJ — Shelley B. Slafkes and Bruce H. Levitt, Levitt & Slafkes, P.C, were a recently featured the NJBIZ article, “Beyond the Law”. Today’s attorneys find fully understanding their field means sometimes studying more than just the legal element”. Ms. Slafkes earned a master of social work from Rutgers University and became a licensed social worker which compliments her work as an attorney at the bankruptcy law firm.

According to Slafkes, “People come to us with all sorts of problems. You have to be able to make them feel comfortable, to be caring and compassionate. That, in turn, makes for a better practice, because people open up and talk to you [when you come from a social work background]. You get a bigger picture, which is important, especially for this area of law.”

Any advantage Levitt & Slafkes, P.C. can garner for their practice is welcome. Her husband and business partner, Bruce H. Levitt, further explains, “We have seen the number of consumer bankruptcy filings decreasing every year for several years in a row – it’s just a product of the business”.

To read the article in its entirety please click here.

NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal, produces a weekly print edition with a circulation of more than 15,000 copies, as well as providing 24/7 business news coverage through its NJBIZ.com website and multiple daily e-newsletters.

Levitt & Slafkes, P.C., is a professional and compassionate legal firm that handles bankruptcies, foreclosures, loan modifications and business litigation matters. The firm assists clients in personal and small-business bankruptcy cases as well as other debt issues.

Both Bruce Levitt and Shelley Slafkes have helped thousands with debt issues eliminate debt and save their homes. Levitt & Slafkes, P.C., is perhaps best known for their successful representation in the landmark, Kemp v. Countrywide Loans, case. This lawsuit gained national prominence in the ongoing battle to require mortgage lenders to follow the law before they can foreclose and take away a person’s home.

“We wholly understand the problems debt can cause individuals, families and small businesses and have a proven track record in solving these issues. We pride ourselves on providing high level and compassionate service to each client we represent. Our lawyers know every situation is unique and important. We fight for each client as if we are fighting for our own home and our own family.”

From getting ready to file or exploring every option, Levitt & Slafkes, P.C., carefully explains the bankruptcy process so clients can understand and make informed decisions.

For more information, please contact 973-323-2953 or visit www.levittslafkes.com.