The Neville Law Firm

The Neville Law Firm is a full-service law firm with a practice focus on bankruptcy, consumer protection, debt settlement, collection litigation, and creditor’s rights. The firm, located in Burlington County, NJ  and a second office in Camden County, NJ represents individual and business clients in state and federal courts throughout the state of New Jersey and in Eastern Pennsylvania. We invite you to contact us today at 877-NEV(638)-1776 or by using the Contact Form to the right to schedule a consultation regarding your legal needs.

Meet The Neville Law Firm

Camden and Burlington County residents – considering bankruptcy or need help with your debt? New offices opened!

Considering filing Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, or just need to talk with someone about your debt situation? A half-hour consultation is free of charge.  For clients’ convenience, we have opened a Camden County office at 1812 Berlin Road, Cherry Hill NJ, and our Burlington County office has moved to 10 North Chestnut Avenue, Maple Shade NJ.  Office hours are by appointment only.  Not ready to make an appointment?  Simply fill out our short online questionnaire and you will receive via email an evaluation of your situation and some possible solutions.  Let us know how we can help you.

Tax time! Can taxes be discharged in bankruptcy? Find out here!

The answer is… sometimes.  If you own a business and owe sales tax, that is not dischargeable.  However, taxes on income may be dischargeable under certain circumstances:  1) there was no fraud or willful evasion of the tax; 2) the tax debt is at least three (3) years old – in other words, the return was due at least three years before you file bankruptcy; 3) you filed a return for that tax debt at least two (2) years before filing bankruptcy; 4) you pass the “240-day” rule, which requires that the IRS assess the tax debt at least 240 days before you file bankruptcy.

If you have tax debt that you think may be dischargeable, please act sooner rather than later – if the IRS files a tax lien, that lien on your real property is not affected by a bankruptcy filing, although you will be personally discharged of the debt.  To find out more, contact us to schedule your free consultation today!

Are you being sued? Here’s how bankruptcy can help.

If you are being sued in an attempt to collect credit card debt, old medical bills, or car loan or lease deficiencies after repossession, you need to respond – whether it is to contact the creditor and attempt to settle for an amount less that what you owe, defend in the lawsuit and perhaps settle, or file a bankruptcy petition.  If you ignore court papers or do nothing about the lawsuit, you risk defaulting and having a judgment filed against you.  The creditor can then garnish your wages, levy your bank accounts, or even worse, file a statewide lien on your real property and turn that unsecured debt into secured debt that must be paid if you sell or refinance your home.  In this way unpaid debt can haunt you for years.

Here’s how bankruptcy can help:  when you file bankruptcy under either Chapter 7 (if income-qualified) or Chapter 13, the “automatic stay” prevents creditors from attempting to collect a debt from you or even contacting you in any way. Harassing phone calls and letters stop, and lawsuits are halted in their tracks.  If all goes as it should with your filing, you are then discharged of your unsecured debt and get a fresh start – none of your pre-petition creditors can ever sue you or even contact you again about that old debt.  If you are interested in learning more, complete our short online Evaluation or contact us to schedule a free consultation.  We look forward to helping you.

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Office Locations

Burlington County
10 North Chestnut Ave
Maple Shade, NJ 08052

Camden County
1812 Berlin Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Office Hours by Appointment Only

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