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Levitt & Slafkes Celebrates Victory

Bruce LevittOur firm is proud to announce a major victory in bankruptcy court. We represented a married couple that filed for Chapter 13 protection. The couple had a condominium association lien filed against them and we sought to strip it off as unsecured debt. The following announcement appeared on the PR Newswire website:


It is an all too common scenario. A homeowner applies for a modification and receives the letter from the lender congratulating him or her and providing a trial period modification agreement. The agreement says that the homeowner must make three payments and then he or she will receive the permanent modification. Very excited and relieved, the homeowner makes the three required modification payments, and usually more, waiting with bated breath for that final agreement. But that agreement never comes. Eventually, the lender stops accepting the trial payments and ultimately starts foreclosure proceedings.

Bankruptcy Basics 2013 - Bruce Levitt Speaker

On November 4, 2013, our very own Bruce Levitt will be a speaker at a seminar called "Bankruptcy Basics 2013." This program is designed for lawyers who do not normally handle bankruptcy cases, including those at large firms, government agencies or attorneys considering venturing into a new area of practice. The speakers explain key provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, including a discussion of the differences between Chapters 7, 11 and 13 cases.

Bruce Levitt Moderates & Speaks at Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Seminar

On September 18, 2013, our very own Bruce Levitt served as a moderator and speaker at the "Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy" seminar. The focus of the seminar was to educate attorneys on ways to assist consumers struggling with paying their mortgages and daily bills. The seasoned lawyers serving on the panel provided other lawyers with new and creative tools for how to obtain effective debt relief for their clients. Among the topics covered in the seminar were:

Shelley Slafkes & Bruce Levitt - Speakers at Recent Bankruptcy Seminar

On April 16, 2013, Shelley Slafkes and Bruce Levitt were speakers at a live Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar titled "Consumer Bankruptcy 101: Adding Chapter 7 & 13 Bankruptcy to Your Practice." As premier bankruptcy attorneys, Shelley and Bruce gave advice and tips to other attorneys on how to be successful in their Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 practice.

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys 21st Annual Convention

In an effort to stay abreast of the most current events in bankruptcy matters, Bruce Levitt attended the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys 21st Annual Convention, held in San Diego on April 26-28, 2013. Some of the topics that were covered included:

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