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.

Example cases

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

Main Office

Main
147 Union Avenue
#1E
Middlesex  NJ  08846

Phone
  • (732) 302-9600
Fax
  • (732) 302-9066

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 is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

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!

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Generally my clients have no need to prepare these their own legal documents. However, I have reviewed legal documents prepared by clients who have wished to represent themselves in legal matters outside of bankruptcy.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I have coached clients representing themselves in legal matters outside of bankruptcy.

Bruce Truesdale

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: BT0928
    New Jersey , 1989
  • Bar Number: 56615
    Pennsylvania , 1989
Education
  • Rutgers School of Law
    Juris Doctor , 1989
    Camden, NJ
  • Rider University
    Bachelor of Science , 1977
    Lawrenceville, NJ

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