Newark, NJ (1888PressRelease) March 30, 2017 – Maplewood, NJ – Shelley B. Slafkes, Esq., MSW, Partner, Levitt & Slafkes, P.C., was recently highlighted in NJBIZ Triple Play. In this feature, Slafkes discusses the inclusion of personal bankruptcy planning as part of a financial portfolio.
Although there is strong economic numbers being reported in 2017; there are also layoffs happening on a regular basis. With a new President in the White House, the state of health care is in an uncomfortable limbo and, as is true every year, divorce is still taxing families both emotionally as well as financially.
Yet, there is help out there. According to Shelley B. Slafkes, Esq., MSW, Partner, Levitt & Slafkes, P.C., a Maplewood, New Jersey, based law firm that handles personal bankruptcies, foreclosures, loan modifications and business litigation matters, „Just as people look to protect their assets by using a financial planner – personal bankruptcy planning should also be a key component of a comprehensive financial plan.”
NJBIZ tapped Shelley to explain how personal bankruptcy planning can help people protect themselves and their families. To read her response in its entirety, please click here.
Slafkes practices law in both the private and non-profit sectors. She concentrates on consumer rights, bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Slafkes is part of a successful team, professionally and personally, and practices law with her husband, Bruce Levitt. Shelley is both an attorney and a social worker.
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.
Ms. Slafkes has a long standing commitment to volunteerism and the importance of contributing to the community. She has served three terms as an elected member of the South Orange Maplewood Board of Education. Additionally, she has mentored youth and served on numerous nonprofit boards including Family Connections and the Columbia High School Scholarship Fund. In 2005, Ms. Slafkes had the honor of serving on the Governor’s Task Force on Mental Health, Children’s Advisory Subcommittee. She recently served as Board President for Family Promise of Morris County.
For more information, please contact 973-323-2953 or visit www.levittslafkes.com.