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Firm Overview

I have successfully handled thousands of cases for over half a decade.

Our team of dedicated bankruptcy attorneys are experts in the following areas:

Chapter 13
Chapter 7
Collections & Repossessions
Creditor Harassment
Debt Relief
Foreclosures
Garnishments
Personal Bankruptcy
Loan Modification

We currently have offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn, White Plains and New City and serve clients throughout New York and New Jersey via phone, e-mail and video conferencing technology.

The philosophy of our firm is to ensure that anyone we represent is treated with respect and dignity by lenders, debt collectors, the bankruptcy trustee and the court. We can help our clients get the relief from burdensome debts, advice on loan modifications and debt restructuring that they need. At the same time, we can represent them in all aspects of their bankruptcy case. Our law firm provides professional, swift service and is dedicated to fairness, honesty and integrity.

To make our clients feel even more comfortable, we offer a 100% money back guarantee if we file your case and you don't get a discharge.

Example cases

I am proud to say that I handled the bankruptcy for a client with the highest household income to get a discharge in the District of New Jersey.

In addition, I litigated the longest Chapter 7 consumer bankruptcy case against the United States Trustee ever tried in the Eastern District of New York.

In general, we handle all types of consumer bankruptcy cases and offer analysis of even the most complex problems. Our law firm has some of the top bankruptcy attorneys in New York and New Jersey and - no matter how difficult the situation may seem - can almost always provide clients with a solution and workable plan of action to relieve stress and enable a fresh financial start.

We offer payment plans and have a fair fee guarantee.

Main Office

Main
450 7th Avenue
Suite 1400
New York  NY  10123

Phone
  • (212) 868-0880
  • (914) 287-0880
  • (718) 307-5118
Fax
  • (212) 279-6609

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

We offer a free initial consultation.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Our fees are based on what type of representation is needed.

Hourly Rates

We have hourly rates for those who request it, but most of our cases are handled according to our flat fee since this is favorable to the client.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Weekend and evening appointments available

Office Manager

Wandishi Robertson.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

Spanish, Russian, German, Tagalog, and Portuguese.

Other Offices

  • Waltzer Law Group
    16 Court Street
    35th Floor
    Brooklyn,  NY  11241
  • Waltzer Law Group
    7 Hugh J Grant Circle
    2nd Floor
    Bronx,  NY  10462
  • Waltzer Law Group
    1 Central Avenue
    Suite 307
    Tarrytown,  NY  10591
  • Waltzer Law Group
    187 East Market Street
    Suite P-850
    Rhinebeck,  NY  12572
  • Waltzer Law Group
    15 Warren Street
    Suite 39
    Hackensack,  NJ  07601

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

Consumer bankruptcy is one of the very few areas of practice where you get an opportunity to improve the lives of your clients and their families. There is a multitude of reasons why people find themselves facing overwhelming debt - often it's not even their fault. Whether from the bad economy, divorce, loss of income, or medical illness, these people deserve help and a fresh financial start.

Bankruptcy law gives me the opportunity to help people who find themselves in these difficult financial situations obtain the legal relief that the Federal Law entitles them to.

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

We believe that the more informed our clients are as to the law and the process they are engaged in, the more empowered they become in regaining their financial control.
Some clients prefer minimum involvement and want their attorney to take full charge; others prefer to be very involved. Our bankruptcy law firm will accommodate either and will make sure the client feels safe and comfortable in every step of the process.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Our firm is always willing to review documents prepared by our clients.

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

I do not recommend filing a bankruptcy case without an experienced and licensed attorney, therefore we do not coach clients self-representation. There are too many schedules to prepare and file, too many documents to provide to the trustee, too many deadlines to miss, and too many issues that can arise. All that can lead to very unfavorable outcomes to the client.

David Waltzer

Before practicing bankruptcy, I practiced constitutional litigation, dispute resolution and international law. My experience includes work at the United Nations, American Friends Service Committee, the Essex County Courts (NJ) and the Legal Action Center in NY.

I also worked as attorney for a national bankruptcy law firm in California where I used to manage five offices.

In the past I have worked with service and International organizations, such as the United Nations. These experiences made me appreciate people from all backgrounds and made me sensitive to their struggles. Because of this sensitivity, I can relate to clients better then many other attorneys, which makes my clients feel safe and comfortable.

Because I understand my clients' needs and their situations, I am motivated to get them swift results. The lawyers in my bankruptcy law firm are determined to go "above and beyond" for every client and help him/her get back the financial freedom they deserve.

I am gentle with clients, firm with creditors, and knowledgeable about the intricacies of bankruptcy law. As a result, I am proud to get the majority of my bankruptcy cases approved quickly and without complication.

I provide aggressive advocacy to stop creditor harassment, stop foreclosures and protect my clients from creditors in every way.

Personal interests:

I am passionate about languages, music, mountain sports, travel and philosophy.

License
  • Bar Number: 4183034
    New York , 2003
  • Bar Number: 009632003
    New Jersey , 2003
Education
  • Rutgers University School of Law
    J.D. , 2002
    Newark, NJ
    Bankruptcy Law
  • Baruch College
    M.P.A. , 1997
    New York, NY
  • Purchase College
    B.A. in Philosophy , 1995
    Purchase, NY

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