After a string of restaurant closures, celebrity chef, Luke Palladino, filed for personal bankruptcy protection Sept. 7, the Inquirer reported. His most recently shuttered restaurant, located at the Jersey Shore, closed over Labor Day weekend. Prior to that, he shut the doors of Palladino’s on Passyunk, a critically acclaimed Italian eatery in Philadelphia. An Inquirer reporter […]

A recent CNN article profiles Kim Perell, the President of Amobee, a multimillion dollar digital marketing firm. At the start of her career, Perell experienced a roadblock due to the bankruptcy of the company where she worked her dream job. In 2002, Perell was sitting at her in-laws’ kitchen table, brainstorming ideas on how to transform […]

We’re proud to announce that both of our attorneys — Stan Luongo and Tom Bellwoar — have made the list of Main Line Today’s Top Lawyers of 2016. This is the fourth and third consecutive year that the LUONGO BELLWOAR LLP team has earned this title, which is awarded by the publication every August. Attorneys […]

The online media company Gawker has declared bankruptcy in an effort to protect itself from having to turn over assets to wrestler Hulk Hogan as it faces a $140.1 million judgment in Hogan’s sex video lawsuit. Now bidders from all over the tech world are scrambling to acquire Gawker Media and its news and gossip sites in […]

You’ve probably heard about the case against Teresa Giudice, one of Bravo’s Real Housewives of New Jersey who recently served a 15-month sentence for bankruptcy fraud. If you haven’t, you can see our original blog post about the charges against Giudice and her husband. Now, a federal judge has reopened a bankruptcy a case against […]

Did you know that in 2015, college students graduated with an average of $35,000 in debt? According to the Wall Street Journal, the most recent graduating class was the most indebted in US history. From year to year, that number is growing and leaving many graduates with limited financial options. Thanks to the Bankruptcy Reform […]

Have you ever wondered how responsible people sometimes find themselves filing for bankruptcy? The truth is, a few bad money habits could land anyone in financial turmoil. See below for some of these common habits and be sure to avoid them at all costs. 1. Not having an emergency fund Emergencies come without warning. Whether […]

We’ve all inherited wisdom from our friends, parents, and even grandparents about how to build a good credit score. Have you ever actually researched any of those claims? The truth is, many Americans are planning their credit using myths that could actually be damaging credit scores. Take a look at the top four credit score […]

Our very own Tom Bellwoar has been recognized as one of the top lawyers in Main Line Today.  Each August, the publication uses attorneys’ votes to distinguish the best attorneys in 16 specialties. Tom was recognized as one of the top criminal defense lawyers in the area for his work in criminal and DUI cases. […]

For the third time and second consecutive year, our very own Stan Luongo was named Main Line Today’s Top Bankruptcy Lawyer of 2015. Each August, the publication uses attorneys’ votes to distinguish the best attorneys in 16 specialties. Not only was Stan ranked as the top bankruptcy lawyer, he was also named as one of the top […]