Archive for the ‘Bankruptcy and Debt Restructuring’ Category

Support for Small Distressed Businesses

access_time Posted on: December 14th, 2021

There is something new and exciting in the world of Bankruptcy which gives small businesses in financial distress a chance to reorganize and continue operating, rather than shutting the doors. In 2019, the Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA) was passed and went into effect in early 2020, with impeccable timing – just prior to the pandemic. Under the SBRA, Congress created a more affordable, less burdensome option under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code for small businesses called the Subchapter V Bankruptcy. Under a Subchapter V Bankruptcy, the small business Debtor, after presenting financial documents to the Court, can pay… read more »

Best Lawyers Updates CGA Law Firm Rankings

access_time Posted on: November 15th, 2021

CGA Law Firm is proud to have award-winning lawyers and practice groups. Best Lawyers, “The First and Foremost Resource for the Best Legal Talent Worldwide”, releases annual rankings on practicing attorneys around the world. CGA Law Firm, based in York, PA, is eligible for ranking under the Harrisburg Metropolitan Area and York, PA. All Tier Report “Best Law Firms” (2022 Edition), Metropolitan Tier 1 Harrisburg, for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Current Recognized Lawyers The Best Lawyers in America (2022 Edition), Attorney Larry Young (2018), for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization… read more »

Attorney Larry Wolf Joins CGA

access_time Posted on: September 14th, 2021

CGA Law Firm is excited to announce that Attorney Larry Wolf has joined the legal team as an Of Counsel attorney. Larry has been practicing law in Hanover since he passed the Bar in 1975. His diverse practice included family law, business law, estate planning and administration, bankruptcy and debt restructuring, and real estate law. In recent years, he has focused his practice primarily on bankruptcy and debt restructuring, while maintaining his business and estate planning clients. In his bankruptcy practice, Larry has represented thousands of individuals and businesses experiencing a financial crisis. He credits his success in this area… read more »

We are Hiring!

access_time Posted on: September 8th, 2021

*Applications are now closed* CGA Law Firm is seeking an experienced bankruptcy paralegal who will be relied upon to assist attorneys in preparing bankruptcy petitions, schedules, and pleadings, and be able to manage a large caseload of consumer debtor matters. The candidate is expected to meet with clients, prepare correspondence and submissions to clients and the Court. Prefer 3+ years of experience in Chapter 7 & 13 debtor bankruptcy proceedings. Exp with Best Case a plus. Candidates must be comfortable in a fast-paced law firm and be able to work in a team environment. Submissions from interested parties will be… read more »

Bankruptcy Exemptions

access_time Posted on: September 7th, 2020

Many people believe that personal bankruptcy, whether Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, will cause them to lose significant assets. While in some cases people may want to surrender assets, it is a rare case where people are forced to give up assets that they otherwise wish to retain. Retaining Your Residence and Non-Residential AssetsUnder Federal exemptions, each debtor can retain a residence with up to $25,150.00 in equity. For a married couple, all of these exemptions are doubled, such that a married couple can keep up to $50,300.00 worth of equity in their residence. “Equity” is the difference between the fair… read more »

Best Lawyers Names Larry Young a Top Lawyer in America

access_time Posted on: August 21st, 2020

Best Lawyers® announced the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© on August 20, 2020. Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in America publication were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 9.4 million votes were submitted. We are delighted that Larry was among those to achieve this very special recognition. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe. Congratulations, Larry, on this… read more »

What to Know About Bankruptcy

access_time Posted on: August 11th, 2020

Join York County Economic Alliance and CGA Law Firm for a Leadership Webinar on bankruptcy. CGA Law Firm’s experienced Bankruptcy Attorneys Larry Young and Brent Diefenderfer provide an overview on bankruptcy law and procedures for a business or an individual considering a filing. Please follow the link below to access the webinar on Business Bankruptcy. Please follow the link below to access the webinar on Personal Bankruptcy. To learn more about Bankruptcy and Debt Restructuring, visit our website. AttorneyBrent C. Diefenderfer is a shareholder with CGA Law Firm.  Brent is a board certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist by the American Board of Certification and is one of only… read more »

Leadership Luncheon Virtual Event: What to Know About Personal Bankruptcy

access_time Posted on: July 28th, 2020

Join the York County Economic Alliance and CGA Law Firm for a Virtual Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, August 6 at 2 p.m. CGA Law Firm’s experienced bankruptcy attorneys, Haley Rohrbaugh, Brent Diefenderfer, and Larry Young, will provide an overview on bankruptcy law and procedures to consider for filing for personal bankruptcy.  You can register to receive an email with a link to join the webinar by clicking HERE, but registration is not required. For privacy, attendees can join this presentation and ask questions anonymously. CLICK HERE to join the webinar at 2 p.m. on August 6. Brent C. Diefenderfer is a shareholder with CGA… read more »

Leadership Luncheon Virtual Event: What to Know About Bankruptcy for Businesses

access_time Posted on: July 28th, 2020

Join CGA and YCEA for a Virtual Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, August 6 at 1 p.m. CGA Law Firm’s experienced bankruptcy attorneys, Haley Rohrbaugh, Brent Diefenderfer, and Larry Young, will provide an overview on bankruptcy law and procedures for a business considering a filing.  You can register to receive an email with a link to join the webinar by clicking HERE, but registration is not required. For privacy, attendees can join this presentation and ask questions anonymously. Join the webinar on August 6th at 1 pm. Brent C. Diefenderfer is a shareholder with CGA Law Firm.  Brent is a board certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist by the American… read more »

COVID-19 Update: Executive Order Extending Eviction and Foreclosure Protections

access_time Posted on: July 10th, 2020

Yesterday, Governor Wolf signed a new executive order extending eviction and foreclosure protections for homeowners and renters through August 31, 2020. The executive order must be read carefully because it does not provide protection in all cases. The Governor’s executive order precludes the initiation of new mortgage foreclosure action – however, it does not protect homes which had already been scheduled for sheriff sale or if the lender has already commenced the mortgage foreclosure process. Evictions are suspended for non-payment of rent or for “holding over” after the term of the lease has expired – but evictions for violations of other… read more »