Bruce H. Levitt and Shelley B.Slafkes Published In Prestigious Legal Publication

-Levitt & Slafkes provide insight on Condominium Association Liens-

Maplewood, NJ -- Bruce H. Levitt, Managing Partner and Shelley B. Slafkes, Partner,Levitt & Slafkes, P.C, were recently published by Thomson Reuter’s Westlaw Journal.  Their article, CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION LIENS: STATUTORY, CONSENSUAL OR BOTH?, focused on a common scenario.

In their piece, they explore the use of Chapter 13 bankruptcy to help owners of condominium units eliminate liens assessed by condominium associations. They explore legal decisions from around the country to make the argument that the law allows those liens to be removed. The article was based, in part, on a legal argument that Bruce Levitt and Shelley Slafkes were the first to raise in the New Jersey bankruptcy courts. That case has been cited by courts in New Jersey and other parts of the country that have addressed the issue.

To read the article in its entirety please click here.

Westlaw Journal Derivatives provides detailed, timely, and comprehensive coverage of developments in bad-faith litigation around the country. Its coverage includes complaints, pretrial activity, settlements, jury verdicts, appellate briefing, U.S. Supreme Court petitions, federal and state appellate and Supreme Court cases, statutory and regulatory developments, expert commentary, and news briefs.

Levitt & Slafkes P.C. is a professionaland 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 H. Levitt and Shelley B. 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 bankruptcyprocess so clients can understand and make informed decisions.

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