Chapter 7 and 13; Discharge Credit Card Debt; Stop Harassment By Collectors; Halt Lawsuits; Obtain a Fresh Financial Start; Defend Foreclosure Actions
Auto Accidents; Slip and Falls; Serious Personal Injuries
Wills, Estates, and Probate
Wills; Probate of Wills and Administration of Estates; Power of Attorney; Living Wills and Health Care Proxies; Contested Estates
Real Estate Tax Reduction
Challenge Your Real Estate Tax Assessment; Sales & Purchases of Homes, Condos & Co-Ops; Reduction of Real Property Taxes
James M. Gallagher has maintained his legal practice from 1988 to the present. Mr. Gallagher has represented clients in approximately 1,000 bankruptcy cases under Chapters 7 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. Since the inception of his practice, he has lectured to community groups on the subject of bankruptcy and has been a guest on the radio program "Law You Can Know." Mr. Gallagher has published Bankruptcy Court decisions in the following matters: In Re Seltzer, 185 B.R. 116 (E.D.N.Y 1996) and In Re McGrath 166 B.R. 795 (E.D.N.Y 1994).
Mr. Gallagher also practices in the areas of: wills, estates and probate; accidents/personal injury; real estate; reducing real property taxes; matrimonial matters in the supreme and family courts; and litigation before the New York and Federal Courts.
B.S. Accounting, With Honors
1977, University of New York at Albany
1979, Oxford University in England and Florida State University College of Law
1980, Florida State University
New York State and Florida BAR
1981, Admitted to legal practice in New York and Florida