Bankruptcy Is Not One Size Fits All Everyone's Situation Is Unique & Solutions Must Be Tailored to Meet the Needs of Each Client

Congratulations for taking the first step. You are likely here because of events that may have never been in your control. Let’s be honest – no one wants to file for bankruptcy, or meet with a bankruptcy attorney. If you must file, you want to work with someone who is going to listen to you and give you straight answers. When you meet with me, there are no pre-printed forms to fill out – no questionnaires. I want to hear it directly from you. I will always do my best to tailor solutions to your individual needs.

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Compassionate Debt Relief Guidance in Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties

Unfortunately, bad things can happen to good people. Life sometimes presents obstacles that we never could have imagined or anticipated. Many of these obstacles carry significant financial implications. The institution of bankruptcy has been designed to help good, hardworking New Yorkers overcome difficulties and obtain fresh starts. 

No matter how your present circumstances came about, you do not have to live with the consequences of debt. You can choose to retake control of your finances and put your financial worries behind you. Filing for bankruptcy can facilitate the relief you need by stopping collections and enabling you to discharge many types of debt.

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Our Long Island bankruptcy lawyer has over 35 years of experience and has handled thousands of cases. Our team understands the intricacies of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and can leverage our knowledge to provide you with seasoned guidance and advocacy. 

Our bankruptcy clients come from all walks of life. Many did everything right and were living the American dream. These individuals and families never could have anticipated the financial challenges that awaited them, many of which were completely outside their control. For decades, our firm has represented clients who consider themselves financially secure but are nonetheless unable to pay their bills at the end of the month.


  • “Mr. Feinsilver is a caring, highly experienced attorney who helped me during the worst financial nightmare of my life.” - Anonymous
  • “You are put at ease from the minute you meet him.” - Dorothy M.
  • “He counseled me on what is in my best interest.” - Jessica A.
  • “There is no judgment, no condescending comments-only compassion, reassurance, and, most importantly, education.” - Anonymous
  • “Mr. Feinsilver has restored my faith in the fact that with the right lawyer the legal system can be in your favor.” - John D.
  • “He resolved this in one day.” - William R.
  • “Handled my situation with respect and dignity.” - Anonymous
  • “Would recommend him to anyone trying to get over a chapter 7 bankruptcy.” - Anonymous
  • “Richard Feinsilver is the person to help you get over it.” - Thomas C.
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Our breadth of experience means we have seen just about every type of financial trouble that exists. Whether you have next to no income or are struggling to make payments on your taxi medallion loan, our team can fight for the relief you are entitled to under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. If you are unsure of whether it is time to consider bankruptcy, we encourage you to review common financial warning signs.

When you first meet with us, we will have a thorough conversation about your current financial difficulties. This will include a careful review of your current income, expenses, assets, debts, and liabilities. Then, together, we will explore the best path forward. Our team will determine which type of bankruptcy is right for you and help you understand what each process involves. Whether you file for Chapter 7, Chapter 11, or Chapter 13, you will receive patient and comprehensive advice from professionals that understand the challenges you are facing. 

No matter how dire your financial circumstances may seem, there are relief options available to you. Our Long Island bankruptcy attorney is in the business of helping you get back on track.

We are proud to offer free, no-obligation consultations to prospective clients as well as payment plans if you choose us to represent you in your bankruptcy. Our firm also provides its services in English and Spanish. We invite you to visit any of our three office locations conveniently located in Forest Hills (Queens), Carle Place (Nassau), and Patchogue (Suffolk). 

Retake control of your finances today! When you are ready, we encourage you to contact us online or call (516) 268-0122 to discuss your case with our team at Richard S. Feinsilver. 

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  • More Than 30 Years of Experience
  • Prompt & Personal Attention
  • Spanish Speaking Services Available
  • No Forms or Questionnaires For You to Fill Out

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