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Recent Posts in Bankruptcy Category

  • Claiming Bankruptcy if You're Unemployed

    || 1-Mar-2019

    Losing one’s source of income is one of the most common reasons people in Florida file for bankruptcy. If you have lost your job and you can no longer afford to keep up with all of your living expenses and debts, then filing for bankruptcy is one option you can use to keep your property and discharge unsecured debts. How Do I File for Bankruptcy if I’m Unemployed? If you are ...
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  • Can Rental Debt Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

    || 1-Feb-2019

    Are you behind on the payments on your rental property? Are you thinking of filing for bankruptcy to obtain relief from your debts? In this blog, we explain if rental debt can be discharged through bankruptcy. Rental Debt & Chapter 13 Bankruptcy If you file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you will have two options for dealing with your rental debts. The first is to take over the lease on the ...
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  • Does Bankruptcy Stay on Your Credit Report?

    || 3-Dec-2018

    If you are dealing with past due bills and other forms of debt that you can’t seem to keep up with, then bankruptcy might be the right option for you. Before you file for bankruptcy, you should first learn about the long-term consequences. In this blog, we tell you if filing for bankruptcy will stay on your credit report. Bankruptcy & Your Credit Report Filing for bankruptcy can have a ...
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  • How Do I Discharge Medical Debt in Florida?

    || 21-Nov-2018

    Did you know that most people who file for bankruptcy in the state of Florida do so because of medical debt? Although medical debt is a leading cause of bankruptcy, it is not considered secured debt, which means it can be discharged as part of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy repayment plan. In this blog, we explain how bankruptcy can be used to discharge your medical debt. How Much Medical Debt Can I ...
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  • Fewer Floridians Are Filing for Bankruptcy This Year

    || 1-Oct-2018

    The American Bankruptcy Institute released statistics for the amount of bankruptcies that have been filed so far in 2018. According to these statistics, consumer bankruptcy filings in the state of Florida have dropped by 8% when compared to data from 2017. These statistics suggest that the current economic climate has helped consumers manage their debt. However, statistics for the month of March ...
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  • How Can I Stop Wage Garnishment?

    || 17-Sep-2018

    When you are struggling with debt, things can get out of control fast if you aren’t able to manage your finances. Millions of Americans are living from paycheck to paycheck, and when creditors start to take money out of their hard earned checks, it makes it even more difficult to get a handle on the situation. One way to put an end to wage garnishment is to file for bankruptcy. Wage ...
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  • Cryptocurrency & Your Bankruptcy

    || 15-Aug-2018

    Cryptocurrency is becoming more and more popular throughout the world. And while cryptocurrency has largely gone unregulated by governments, more and more nations are starting to take a stance on cryptocurrency in regards to regulations and law. While the world’s legal and government sectors have been trying to catch up with legislation for cryptocurrency, one area of law that has seen ...
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  • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Exemptions

    || 3-Jul-2018

    Many people assume that they will lose all of their assets when they file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. However, this is not necessarily true. Under the Bankruptcy Code, debtors can keep certain assets from creditors and their trustee. The property that debtors choose to keep is known as “exempt property.” When the debtor files their case, they can claim property as exempt. As long as no ...
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  • What to Look for in a Bankruptcy Attorney

    || 4-Jun-2018

    If you are struggling to pay off all of your debts, it might be time to really consider filing for bankruptcy. However, filing for bankruptcy can be a complicated and confusing process, which means you will likely need the assistance of a skilled attorney to ensure that your legal rights are protected. But with all the TV and radio advertisements you come across, it can be hard to decide which ...
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  • Can I Keep My Tax Refund If I file for Bankruptcy?

    || 8-May-2018

    If you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy, you are likely wondering what will happen to your tax refund during your case. In this blog, we explain what you can do to keep your tax refund if you are thinking about declaring bankruptcy. Is My Refund Part of the Bankruptcy Estate? Yes, your refund is considered a part of your bankruptcy estate. Once your bankruptcy is filed, any of the assets ...
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  • How Is My Credit Score Determined?

    || 2-Apr-2018

    Your credit score is essentially a reflection of your ability to pay back the money you borrow. The better your score is, the easier it will be to take out a mortgage, car loan, lease, credit card or other forms of credit from lenders like banks and stores. Information about your our credit score is contained in your credit report, which is used by lenders to decide whether your request to borrow ...
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  • What You Need to Know About Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    || 15-Mar-2018

    Chapter 11 bankruptcy is sometimes referred to as a “reorganization bankruptcy.” This type of bankruptcy is available for corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships. Individuals can also file for Chapter 11 if they have too much debt to be eligible for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Before you decide to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, you should consult with a bankruptcy attorney to ...
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  • Rebuilding Your Credit: Credit Cards to Use After Bankruptcy

    || 15-Feb-2018

    Many people become discouraged about their credit score after filing for bankruptcy. Depending on the type you filed, a bankruptcy can be listed on your credit report for up to 10 years. Even after your bankruptcy is discharged, there is a good possibility that your credit score will remain low until you take the necessary steps to begin rebuilding your credit. In this blog, we explain how to ...
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  • 5 Types of Bankruptcy

    || 15-Jan-2018

    If you are considering bankruptcy, you are probably wondering how to get started and what kind of options are available for you. In this blog, we explain 5 different types of bankruptcies to help you determine which option is right for you. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Sometimes called “liquidation,” "straight bankruptcy," or “complete bankruptcy,” Chapter 7 is perhaps ...
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  • Does Bankruptcy Eliminate My Student Debt?

    || 15-Dec-2017

    Some people file for bankruptcy under the assumption that their student debt will be eliminated. But does this work? In this blog, we explain if it is actually possible to have your student debts eliminated through bankruptcy. Declaring bankruptcy will not automatically discharge your student loans. Under a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, your student debt is typically added into your repayment plan. ...
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  • How to Protect Yourself Against Creditor Harassment

    || 20-Nov-2017

    When you are facing bankruptcy, you may be dealing with annoying calls from creditors on your personal phone, at your place of business, and even calling family members looking for you. Despite being behind on your bills, you do not need to endure poor treatment from creditors. The Fair Debt Collect Practices Act established several laws for creditors and debt collections practices. Even if you ...
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  • Is Filing for Bankruptcy More Than Once in Your Life Allowed?

    || 15-Sep-2017

    When debts become too great and there is little hope of paying them off, many people and businesses will turn to bankruptcy for a sound legal solution to the problem. For individuals, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 are the two most commonly used forms of bankruptcy, with the former attempting to completely eliminate as much debt as possible and the latter reducing debt and setting up a repayment ...
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  • How Are Bankruptcy Payments Calculated?

    || 15-Aug-2017

    When you file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are able to pay back a portion or all of your debt through a set payment plan. These payments last between 3-5 years and can vary in monthly dues. So, how do you determine what you will be paying? If you are filing for bankruptcy and want to know what payment options may be at your disposal, find out how payment plans works and what factors may affect ...
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  • When Should I File for Bankruptcy?

    || 17-Jul-2017

    For many people, bankruptcy offers debt relief and a fresh start to your finances. However, filing for bankruptcy depends on a variety of factors and your individual circumstances. It is imperative to thoroughly review all of your options before making a decision to file. Prior to filing your case, consider the types of debt you have and the goals you want to accomplish through bankruptcy. ...
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  • Chapter 7 vs Chapter 13: The Pros and Cons

    || 11-May-2017

    Once you have made the decision to file for bankruptcy, you will be faced with the decision of choosing which type of bankruptcy best suits your set of circumstances and will offer you the most effective form of financial relief. The two most common forms of bankruptcy are Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, both of which serve different purpose. If you are just beginning to grapple with these ...
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  • Filing for Bankruptcy? Avoid These 6 Things

    || 4-May-2017

    If you have found yourself in a financial predicament caused by a recent divorce, the loss of a job, or high medical bills, you might already be mulling over the idea of filing for bankruptcy to eliminate your debts. However, you should be careful when navigating these financial waters as there are some decisions that have the potential to harm your bankruptcy case, which you should be aware of. ...
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  • Does Bankruptcy Wipe Out All My Debt?

    || 28-Apr-2017

    Bankruptcy can eliminate some debt, but it cannot eliminate all types of debt and wipe the slate clean. Before making a decision regarding whether or not you should file for bankruptcy, it is important to understand which debts will be erased and which will not. Generally, you can rid yourself of credit card debt through a Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, but if you have other types of debt, ...
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  • Does Bankruptcy Hurt My Credit Score?

    || 28-Mar-2017

    Filing for bankruptcy is a difficult decision, and one that should only be made under the counsel and guidance of a skilled bankruptcy attorney. Although bankruptcy might seem like an end-all situation, it can be a new beginning for many. It is true that your credit score will be heavily impacted by filing for bankruptcy; however, you can rebuild your score. In some cases, people’s credit ...
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  • Is It Too Late for Me to Save My Home?

    || 15-Mar-2017

    Have you run into financial trouble? As a homeowner, the prospect of losing your house can be devastating. However, once you are facing foreclosure it may seem like you have no other options. Before you give up hope, consider several alternatives that may be available to you as you navigate your current financial circumstances. A skilled foreclosure defense lawyer can walk you through these ...
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  • Can I File My Own Bankruptcy?

    || 15-Feb-2017

    The thought of hiring a lawyer can be overwhelming. In the age of the internet, you have worlds of information at your fingertips – it should be easy to figure out what you need to do to file bankruptcy, right? Not necessarily. The legal world is incredibly complex and it is important to really consider your options before making a decision on whether to file with an attorney or without. ...
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