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Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney Florida

What happens during the time leading up to filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy? A Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney in Florida can help you navigate this time. The things you do in days, weeks, and months leading up to your bankruptcy have a significant impact on the outcome of your case. A mistake during this time […]

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If you’re an honest person, the idea of being accused of fraud might seem ridiculous to you. But if you’re an honest person filing for bankruptcy, accusations of fraud are a legitimate risk. The bankruptcy court has little tolerance for mistakes, even when they are honest ones. A Florida bankruptcy attorney can work with you […]

What is a Rule 2004 Exam?

Rule 2004 Exam Bankruptcy cases are handled in a bankruptcy court, but rarely do people who file need to make a traditional court appearance. There is no jury or witness stand and the closest you’ll come to testifying is at your 341 Meeting of Creditors. However, there are cases in which the bankruptcy trustee calls […]

What is a Preferential Transfer?

Preferential Transfer And Bankruptcy Tampa, Florida.

Preferential Transfer When you file for bankruptcy, the bankruptcy court determines the order of payments.  This is true for both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Some debts have high priority. You pay them, in full or in part, after liquidating your assets or through your payment plan. Other debts are low-priority. You pay them […]

Presumption Of Abuse And Bankruptcy Tampa, Florida.

Presumption of Abuse Deciding to file for bankruptcy is an intimidating experience. It becomes even more so as the process moves forward and various new and unfamiliar terms become commonplace, such as the presumption of abuse. This is one of the reasons it’s so helpful to work with a bankruptcy attorney. Someone will be there […]

Student Loan Debt Taking out a loan or multiple loans to attend college is nothing new. Students have been using loans to pay their tuition for decades. The government even offers low-interest loans to make repayment of student loan debt easier once you graduate. But this doesn’t mean repayment is actually easy. More often than […]

What Happens If You Miss Your 341 Meeting?

341 Meetings are One of the Most Important Obligations in Bankruptcy There are several requirements you must meet when you file for bankruptcy. One of the requirements that causes the most stress for filers is the 341 Meeting of Creditors. If there is one thing that people filing for bankruptcy dread, it’s this meeting. What […]

Bankruptcy Counseling Filing for bankruptcy is not an easy decision. For many, it’s their only option for getting the debt relief they need to start fresh and move forward in their lives. But even if you are sure bankruptcy is right for you, it can still be a confusing and intimidating process. There’s a lot […]

Bankruptcy Petition Preparer Tampa, Florida.

Bankruptcy Petition Preparer When you file for bankruptcy you are required to file a bankruptcy petition with the court. Most people do so with the assistance of a bankruptcy attorney or bankruptcy petition preparer. Basically, the petition is your bankruptcy application and it tells the court about your debts and assets. Bankruptcy petitions can be […]

Partial Bankruptcy Tampa, Florida.

Partial Bankruptcy Is there such a thing as filing for partial bankruptcy? If you are dealing with just a single problem debt or your situation is temporary, is bankruptcy right for you? Every day people consider filing for bankruptcy. They might be drowning in credit card debt or they lost their jobs and their bills […]

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