Bruce C. Truesdale, P.C.

The Responsive Bankruptcy Attorney serving New Jersey from local offices in Middlesex, Springfield, Perth Amboy, Mount Holly, Forked River and Freehold.

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Firm Overview

The law offices of Bruce C. Truesdale focus on the practice of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Consumer Bankruptcy Law.

I have focused on the practice of Consumer Bankrupty Law for many years. Bruce C. Truesdale, P.C., was founded in 2000.

My bankruptcy practice is limited to Chapter 7 Consumer and Business cases and Chapter 13 Consumer re-organizational cases.
Main Office

Main Office
147 Union Avenue, Suite 1E
Middlesex  NJ  08846

Phone
  • (732) 302-9600
Fax

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, our initial consultation is free.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Our standard fee for a non-business, consumer Chapter 7 case is $1,695. Our fee for a non-business consumer Chapter 13 case is $3,500. Clients who mention Nolo receive a $100 discount.

Hourly Rates

$300.00

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Office Manager

Marlyn

Emergency After Hours

No

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Other Offices

  • Perth Amboy Office
    602 State Street
    Perth Amboy,  NJ  08861
  • Springfield Office
    11 Dundar Road #101
    Springfield Twp.,  NJ  07081
  • Mount Holly Office
    1 Trinity Lane
    Mt. Holly,  NJ  08060
  • Forked River Office
    915 Lacey Road
    Forked River,  NJ  08731
  • Freehold Office
    63 West Main Street
    Freehold,  NJ  07728

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I chose to practice consumer bankruptcy because I wanted to work closely with real people, solving real problems that could only be resolved through the application of the bankruptcy laws. I wanted to represent individuals, real people, not large companies.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

I have worked in all three bankruptcy courts in New Jersey and before all nine New Jersey bankruptcy Judges. Also, as a member of the Lawyers Advisory Committee to the Board of Judges, I become aware of changes in the climate of the New Jersey bankruptcy practice and have the ability to contribute before the changes take effect.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

I believe that clients become better consumers of legal services if they understood more clearly the legal issues confronting them. For this reason, our website is largely informational in nature!

Bruce C. Truesdale


I previously was associated with the firm of Montaro, Summers, Manuel, Owens and Gregario in the practice of insurance defense litigation before forming Truesdale and David, P.C. and later Bruce C. Truesdale, P.C.

Coming from a solid middle class background and attending public and state colleges allows me to relate closely to the problems and stresses that my clients experience.

Contributing to my strengths and ability to tailor my bankruptcy practice is the fact that I have worked in all three bankruptcy courts in New Jersey and before all nine New Jersey bankruptcy Judges. Also, as a member of the Lawyers Advisory Committee to the Board of Judges, I become aware of changes in the climate of the New Jersey bankruptcy practice and have the ability to contribute before the changes take effect.

Personal interests:

My interests include music and flying.
License
  • Bar Number: Bar Number: 56615
    Pennsylvania , 1989
  • Bar Number: Bar Number: BT0928
    New Jersey , 1989
Education
  • Rutgers School of Law
    Juris Doctor , 1989
    Camden, NJ
  • Rider University
    Bachelor of Science , 1977
    Lawrenceville, NJ

Sarah Crouch

Sarah J. Crouch is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and in front of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Sarah graduated Cum Laude from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in December of 2005. Thereafter, Sarah enrolled at the Valparaiso University School of Law where she earned a Juris Doctor in May of 2009. During law school Sarah served as Managing Editor of The Forum, Assistant Director of the VITA Tax Program, and was the recipient of a Summer Public Interest Scholarship for her work with the Porter County Deputy Prosecutor, Child Support Division. During her final year of law school Sarah served as a law clerk to the Honorable Young B. Kim of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Following law school Sarah moved to New Jersey where she has worked in private practice since her admission to the bar.

Sarah is a graduate of the Bankruptcy Inn of Court and an active participant in the Volunteer Attorney Program with Central New Jersey Legal Services.

Member: NACBA

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