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What Does It Mean to Declare Bankruptcy?

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What does it mean to “declare” bankruptcy? Your bankruptcy law attorney will help you through the process. Declaring bankruptcy is about more than just saying you are bankrupt and losing everything you have.  Bankruptcy is a legal process in which you will let the court know about your current financial status. It’s not always easy […]

Filing for Bankruptcy Multiple Times As hard as it might be for someone who has never considered filing to believe, some people need to file for bankruptcy multiple times. Life is unpredictable and a lot of that unpredictability affects income. Even those who are diligent about careful spending and saving could face unexpected circumstances and […]

What Seniors Need to Know about Bankruptcy

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Bankruptcy for Seniors Facing bankruptcy at any age is tough, but bankruptcy for seniors is especially difficult. When you’re relying on a fixed income and lack the ability and/or desire to return to the workforce, debt is challenging. This is especially true if something unexpected happens, such as a medical emergency or other significant life […]

How Does Filing For Bankruptcy Affect Child Support In Tampa, Florida.

Bankruptcy and Child Support Bankruptcy can help you with a lot of things. It can help you stop calls from debt collectors. It can help you get a handle on debt that continues to grow even though you are not making any purchases. And it can help you make a positive change to your financial […]

Three Bankruptcy Tips For People Filing In Florida.

Bankruptcy Tips Bankruptcy is one of the most powerful tools you have for improving your financial situation. Unfortunately, it sometimes doesn’t go as planned. In some cases, this is because someone tries to take advantage of the situation, but most of the time it’s an honest mistake that has unintended consequences. Just a few bankruptcy […]

Improve Your Credit Score After Filing For Bankruptcy Tampa, Florida.

Improve My Credit Score A solid credit score is an important tool that helps you in many ways. Unfortunately, just a few missteps will cost you big when it comes to maintaining a good credit score. Filing for bankruptcy is one of the best ways to repair your credit after making mistakes, but it’s not […]

Benefits Of Filing For Bankruptcy From Home In Tampa, Florida.

Filing from Home Filing for bankruptcy from home is one of the best ways to get your financial life back on track. This is especially important right now when so many people are struggling to keep up with their bills and limited by COVID-19 restrictions. But even under normal circumstances, filling from home is a […]

Tips For Filing For Bankruptcy From Home In Florida.

File for Bankruptcy at Home It might surprise many people to learn that you can file for bankruptcy from home. Not only does this make filing safer and easier during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it also means that people who were home-bound prior to the outbreak are able to file. What do you need to […]

Bankruptcy SOFA Filing for bankruptcy requires a lot of paperwork. The majority of bankruptcy paperwork includes schedules that list your debts, income, expenses, and assets. The bankruptcy court reviews this information and uses it to assess your financial situation. It’s then used to determine if your debts are discharged. In addition to the schedules, you’ll […]

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 […]

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