Law Office Chad M. Sherwood, LLC

The Law Office of Chad M. Sherwood, LLC, in Pleasantville, New Jersey, assists individuals and businesses throughout South Jersey to eliminate debts and restructure their finances through the process of bankruptcy.

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Firm Overview

Atlantic City Attorney For Chapter 7, Chapter 11 And Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Getting out of debt can be easier and cheaper than you think. If you have significant debts and do not expect to be able to repay them, bankruptcy may be right for you. Our law office assists consumer and business clients to eliminate debts using the following bankruptcy options:

Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Also known as liquidation bankruptcy, Chapter 7 eliminates most filers' debts within a few months, but requires them to give up assets and property to creditors as payment. It also temporarily lowers the filer's credit rating.

Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
While many small-businesses owners are best served by Chapter 13, larger businesses and corporations may require a Chapter 11 bankruptcy to reorganize their finances. Chapter 11 bankruptcies are highly complicated; however, our experienced Chapter 11 bankruptcy attorney can ensure that all paperwork is completed and deadlines are met.

Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
Often called "reorganization" bankruptcy, Chapter 13 involves creating a financial reorganization plan by which the filer is expected to pay off debts in monthly increments over a three- to five-year period. Chapter 13 typically takes longer to complete and entails more requirements than Chapter 7; however, it is better if you have specific assets you wish to retain, such as a home or assets related to a small business. If your loans are "under water," the cramdown provisions of Chapter 13 can also eliminate a second mortgage or restructure your remaining car payments.
You Can Keep Your Property

Federal and state laws exempt certain property from bankruptcy liquidation. These exemptions allow filers to keep certain items, including homes, vehicles, household goods and work tools, among others. Many exemptions are limited by dollar value, however. Our experienced bankruptcy attorney can review your assets and debts, and determine which items you will be able to keep if you decide a bankruptcy filing is right for you.

Bankruptcy Done The Right Way

If you retain the Law Office of Chad M Sherwood, LLC, you will deal directly with our Pleasantville bankruptcy attorney, who will meet with you, discuss your circumstances and help you determine which bankruptcy option is right for you. Our rates are highly competitive, as is our service. For a free consultation, contact us online or by calling 609-241-8918, 866-261-2421 toll free.
Main Office

Main Office
1109 S. Main St.
Pleasantville  NJ  08232

Phone
  • (609) 241-8918

Chad Sherwood

Chad M Sherwood is an experienced litigation and bankruptcy attorney. He received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in both political science and philosophy from Rutgers College. He then received his Juris Doctor with Honors at Rutgers School of Law - Camden. While attending Rutgers School of Law - Camden, he was honored with the Corpus Juris Secundum Award in Contracts. Mr. Sherwood served as law clerk to the Honorable Carmen H. Alvarez, Superior Court of New Jersey, Cape May County, during the 1999-2000 year, before eventually becoming an associate with the Youngblood, Lafferty & Sampoli law firm. While there, his field of work included commercial litigation, civil litigation, bankruptcy, real estate, property rights, public trust, appellate work and collections. On November 7, 2011, he opened the Law Office of Chad M Sherwood, LLC, where he continues to represent individuals and businesses throughout southern New Jersey. Mr. Sherwood is presently a Trustee of the Atlantic County Bar Association. He has also been certified by the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney.

Areas of Practice

Bankruptcy Law
Civil Litigation
Personal Injury
Real Estate Law
Litigation Percentage

50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certified Legal Specialties

Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey, 2013
Bar Admissions

New Jersey, 1998
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1998
Education

Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
J.D.
Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey
B.A.
Major: Political Science
Major: Philosophy
Professional Associations and Memberships

Atlantic County Bar Association, Trustee, 2012
Past Employment Positions

Youngblood Lafferty & Sampoli, Associate, 2001 - 2011

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