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If you are dealing with debt and creditor harassment, you might benefit from filing for bankruptcy. Most people, even those without financial problems, understand the basics of bankruptcy. If financial strain reaches the point where bankruptcy is your best option, you might be tempted to go it alone. It is possible to file for bankruptcy […]

One of the biggest reasons people facing financial turmoil avoid bankruptcy is because they are concerned about losing their assets. Fortunately, it is possible to retain ownership of your home, your vehicle, and other valuable assets when you file for bankruptcy. Choosing the Right Type of Bankruptcy for You The key is to choose the […]

How to Discuss Bankruptcy with Family and Friends

Bankruptcy is a personal choice and can be a difficult topic to discuss with your loved ones. Some people might feel obligated to share their decision with friends or family if they have turned to these people for financial support in the recent past. Of course, if your bankruptcy and overall financial situation will cause […]

Timing and Bankruptcy: Why It’s Important

Bankruptcy is often viewed as a last resort. It is not until there are no other options and a person is desperate that he or she approaches an attorney about filing for bankruptcy. Unfortunately, this is not always the ideal scenario. Waiting until creditor harassment is out of control and your hands are tied can […]

Three Common Bankruptcy Myths and Why They Are Not True

There are many myths about bankruptcy and these myths often why people postpone filing. Unfortunately, the longer they wait to file the worse their financial situation becomes. Before you decide whether bankruptcy is right for your situation, consider a few of these myths. Have you been led to believe bankruptcy will create any of the […]

Five Signs the Time Has Come to Speak to a Bankruptcy Attorney

The problem encountered by many people with financial issues is recognizing the point at which to take action. Obviously, if your financial problems are minor, you can “tighten the belt” a bit until things improve. However, there comes a point at which no more belt tightening is possible. Things are spiraling out of control and […]

Same sex marriage is gaining legal recognition across the country. These changes have a significant impact on federal legal matters, including bankruptcies and other financial issues. Since the Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in the summer of 2013, the Justice Department and therefore, the federal government now to […]

Private Student Loans Lead to Bankruptcy for Florida Graduates

A large number of college students around the country and in Florida rely on student loans to pay for their education. Some of those student loans come from private lenders, which can be more expensive than federal student loans. Not being able to repay private student loans has led many graduates to file for bankruptcy. […]

Filing a Bankruptcy Can Be a Relief for Florida Consumers

The rate in which consumers around the country and in Florida filed bankruptcy increased during the recession. The number of bankruptcy filings has steadily decreased, but some people believe that there may be another surge in filings. The recovering economy has some worried that consumers will once again get into serious debt. Most consumers file […]

Florida Bankruptcy: Personal Assets Can Be Saved

When personal property is at stake, there are items that can be excluded from seizure. Those who own a business are allowed to figure out what the fair market value is for items during bankruptcy. Florida business owners must claim their exemptions in order to protect their rights, otherwise, the property may be considered non […]

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Is Your 401k or Other Retirement Savings at Risk in Bankruptcy’s Liquidation of Assets?

If you’ve spent years saving for retirement, putting that money at risk when you file for bankruptcy is likely one...
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Tips to Help You Protect Your Assets When You File for Bankruptcy

One of the most intimidating aspects of filing for bankruptcy is protecting your assets. Worrying about whether bankruptcy puts their...
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How Does Bankruptcy Affect Vehicle Ownership? What Assets Can You Keep through the Bankruptcy Process and Does It Affect Your Car?

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Is There a Legal Way to Hide Assets When You File for Bankruptcy?

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Do Bankruptcy Trustees Take Your Savings? What is Considered an Asset in Bankruptcy and How Does It Affect the Money You’ve Saved?

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Can Filing for Bankruptcy Help You Protect Your House?

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Should I Refinance a Student Loan I Can’t Discharge in Bankruptcy?

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Can Student Loan Consolidation Help You Avoid Bankruptcy?

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