Kenneth Halpern ( Bankruptcy Lawyer, Long Island )

For over 35 years, I have been helping my clients deal with the legal problems due to overwhelming debt and foreclosure. If you need legal counsel for bankruptcy, representation to save your home, to protect you from creditor harassment or strategic advice to discover alternatives to bankruptcy, such as loan modifications, I will work to create individualized solutions to your situation.

I believe in providing straightforward answers to the financial questions troubling my clients. When you are confronting any type of legal crisis, the last thing you need is ineffective counsel.

Attorney Profile

My legal career began when I graduated Brooklyn Law School in 1968 as a Juris Doctor. I was admitted to the practice of law in New York State in 1969 and am currently admitted to practice before the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, which include Nassau County, Suffolk County and the Five Boroughs of New York City. I am also admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court in Washington D.C.

I started my legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County, New York from 1969 to 1975. In 1975, I went into the private practice of law, first in Mineola then in Garden City and now in Carle Place, New York. I was a member of the Rules Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York starting in 1983; a member of the Nassau County Bar Association Bankruptcy Committee, a lecturer in Bankruptcy Committee Lecture Series at the Bar Association; a member of the former Assistant District Attorneys Association of Nassau County, a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Who's Who in American Law as Bankruptcy Expert, and voted by Long Island Pulse Magazine as a Bankruptcy Expert. I am also the author of articles on the subject of bankruptcy.

I first started representing debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings in 1976 and have represented many thousands of individuals and corporations in the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Kenneth Halpern, dedicated bankruptcy lawyer serving Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk and the Five Boroughs.

Debt Free Future is Possible

Overwhelming debt can overpower every aspect of your life. At the Law Offices of Kenneth Halpern, I can help you implement the strategic solutions you need in order to take back control of your finances and look positively toward the future. You do not have to live with mounting debt forever.

For more information on the legal avenues available to you to confront your debt crisis, contact my law office today to request a free consultation. You may call my office at (516) 222-1199 / (631) 495-0510 or email me at

*This is Attorney Advertising. Kenneth Halpern, Esq. is designated as a Federal Debt Relief Agent by an Act of Congress and the President of the United States proudly assists consumers seeking relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code.


When an individual or organization is unable to honor their financial obligations or make payments to its creditors, they file for bankruptcy. A petition is filed in the court, all outstanding debts are measured and paid out from the individual’s or company's assets.
It’s usually best for any bankruptcy filer to hire an attorney. They are a great resource in assisting clients to effectively navigate this complicated process. Bankruptcy attorneys specialize in cases involving debt restructuring and bankruptcy filing for individuals and businesses. That is why it is of utmost importance to hire a good bankruptcy lawyer when considering a settlement. You can seek a free consultation from our bankruptcy attorney, Kenneth Halpern, through our website or by calling the law office or by sending an email to
Bankruptcy could help you overcome your financial burdens and lead you to a path of financial freedom. It can also help you in rebuilding your credit. Bankruptcy is a way of getting a clean slate, lowering your debt-to-income ratio, and you can start to open new credit cards and rebuild your credit once you receive your discharge.
You can obtain a Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge after every eight years. The eight-year time period starts to run from the date your previous case was filed. We are available to help you learn more about this process. Contact us now.
Not necessarily. While filing for bankruptcy will show on your credit report for a period of years, bankruptcy can actually help you rebuild your credit. Bankruptcy can act as a clean slate, lowering your debt-to-income ratio, and you can start to open new credit cards and rebuild your credit once you receive your discharge.
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If you are apprehensive about filing for bankruptcy or don’t know where to start, call us today. We can help you out with a free consultation.