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Attorney Jamie Lee Ruiz

Attorney Jamie Lee Ruiz

NY & NJ Bankruptcy Attorney

Jamie L. Ruiz, J.D., M.B.A. is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the State of New Jersey. Ms. Ruiz is also admitted to the federal bar in both the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Ms. Ruiz currently operates a solo law practice concentrating on traffic matters, real estate, bankruptcy and debt settlement. She is a licensed real estate broker and a notary public. Additionally, Ms. Ruiz has worked as an Excelsior Service Fellow for New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Office of Lieutenant Governor Kathy C. Hochul and the Authorities Budget Office in Albany.


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4 Questions & Answers About Student Loans And Income-Driven Repayment Plans

If you have a high amount of student loan debt, but a relatively low amount of income, you may be wondering if you can arrange an IDR, or income-driven payment plan. This article answers many of the questions you might have, such as what an IDR is, how the monthly payment is calculated, how you qualify for IDR, and what other tools are out there to help with student loan debt.

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3 Important Players in Bankruptcy Court

In addition to the person filing bankruptcy, other individuals who will play an important role in your bankruptcy case are your case trustee, your bankruptcy judge, and - if you have one - your bankruptcy attorney. Let’s take a look at some of the important players -other than your creditors - that you may encounter in your Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

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Bankruptcy Court - A Definition

The bankruptcy court is a federal court that oversees all bankruptcy cases filed in the United States.

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4 things you should know about the bankruptcy court system

The bankruptcy court oversees bankruptcy cases filed in the United States. The court maintains the records for all bankruptcy cases.

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