Queens is the largest borough of New York City, located on its eastern edge. As of 2015, it had a population of more than 2.3 million1 with several distinct ethnic groups being significantly represented. According to the United States Census Bureau,2 between 2011 and 2015 the median family income in Queens was $57,720 and 13.9 percent of the population lived in poverty.
Like any other major metropolitan area in the United States, people and businesses in Queens experience economic difficulties. Fortunately, there is help available, and bankruptcy can often help Queens residents obtain a fresh financial start and eliminate debt.
Bankruptcy is not a one-size-fits-all solution. There are various types of bankruptcy for which you may be able to file, and the one that may be right for you depends on a variety of factors, including whether you are filing as a business or an individual, your income, your assets, and your goals. Some of the more common types of bankruptcy are discussed in the material below.
If you are having trouble keeping up with your financial obligations, you should speak to a bankruptcy attorney as soon as possible. A bankruptcy attorney will thoroughly evaluate your situation and determine whether you may be able to benefit from filing for bankruptcy. To schedule a free consultation with Queens bankruptcy attorney Ronald D. Weiss, call our office today at 631-271-3737 or contact us online.
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