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Bankruptcy is often an unfortunate, but necessary process, especially in today's economy. However, regardless of how common filing for bankruptcy has become, it can still be a confusing and intimidating process for individuals and business owners. There is a lot of misinformation about bankruptcy, which can add additional anxiety to the process.
If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, it's crucial to understand the process and determine if it is the best solution for your situation. New York bankruptcy attorney Andrew M. Doktofsky is dedicated to helping individuals and their families clear the slates and find financial relief. His honest approach helps clients understand the truth about bankruptcy, whether Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is best for them, and any other concerns they may have.
Andrew M. Doktofsky P.C. is based on Long Island, New York and serves both Nassau and Suffolk counties. In addition to bankruptcy support, Andrew is a strong advocate for the rights of the consumer. He assists clients with issues and concerns related to:
Call 631-673-9600 to explore your financial and legal options with an experienced New York bankruptcy attorney. If bankruptcy is not right for your situation, Andrew M. Doktofsky will let you know and direct you to resources that are better suited for you. His clients appreciate his practical approach and understand that they have an experienced and knowledgeable advocate on their side. Contact Andrew M. Doktofsky, P.C., today for a free consultation.
Proudly Serving New York
Continuing his life mission of protecting the rights of members in the community as a former police officer, Andrew M. Doktofsky is proud to serve New York. His Long Island based law firm serves men and women from a variety of backgrounds throughout the island's counties. This includes:
New York Court and Legal Resources
New York State Unified Court System – This is the official website of the New York Unified Court System. The state court system handles a wide range of criminal and civil matters. This includes criminal cases, family law, appeals, claims, and other legal situations.
United States District Court: Eastern District of New York – Serving a population of roughly 8 million people, the Eastern District of New York is maintained by 12 active judges, 12 senior judges, and 16 magistrate judges. The jurisdiction of this court covers Kings County, Nassau County, Queens County, Richmond County, and Suffolk County. Locations include:225 Cadman Plaza East
United States Bankruptcy Court: Eastern District of New York – This District includes the following counties: Suffolk, Nassau, Richmond, Kings, and Queens. The mission of this court is to provide a forum for debtors to achieve a fresh financial start and for debtors to receive payment, as accorded by the law.290 Federal Plaza
New York State Division of Consumer Protection – The New York State Division of Consumer Protection acts as both a watchdog and think-tank to protect the public from consumer crime. The Division conducts investigations into reports of consumer fraud, along with investigations and hearings. Additionally, the Division works to change public policy through legislation reform and educating the public on consumer crime prevention techniques.New York State Department of State
Office of the Attorney General - Consumer Fraud Bureau – As part of the state's Economic Justice Division, the Bureau of Consumer Fraud and Protection serves a vital role in investigating and prosecuting businesses and individuals participating in unlawful trade practices. The Bureau also serves to mediate complaints issued by individual consumers throughout the state.Office of the Attorney General
US Courts - Bankruptcy Basics – This is the official site of the United States Court System. It provides information about the bankruptcy process for individuals considering the process. The website contains a breakdown of the individual bankruptcy types, explaining everything from hearings to discharges.
U.S. Trustee Program & Debtor Education – This resource is a result of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) of 2005. It provides information and guides for debtors, including frequently asked questions, a list of approved credit counseling agencies, and resources for nonprofit budget and credit counseling services.
Andrew M. Doktofsky | New York Consumer Law Attorney
Bankruptcy is never a decision that is made lightly. This website contains information to help you better understand the process. However, it is no substitute for an attorney-client relationship. Contact Andrew M. Doktofsky today for information and guidance that is unique to your situation. Send an online message or call 631-673-9600 to learn more.