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Death and Bankruptcy

Death and Bankruptcy The average person files for bankruptcy receives their debt discharge and moves on with their life. They are happier and financially healthier than ever before and bankruptcy allowed them to get a fresh start in life. But in some rare cases, the person filing for bankruptcy dies before the process is complete. […]

Bankruptcy from Home

Bankruptcy from Home Have you been served with notice that a creditor is suing you for repayment of a debt? Filing for bankruptcy from home could be the best option you have for dealing with the problem. A lawsuit is the last step before aggressive action is taken against you to collect a debt. If […]

Bankruptcy at Home

Bankruptcy at Home Filing for bankruptcy is one of the best ways to get relief from debt. Not only does filing stop the aggressive collection efforts against you, but it also gives you a fresh financial start. It’s a tool you can use to create long-term financial change in your life. But what if you […]

Ways to File for Bankruptcy

Ways to File for Bankruptcy Filing for bankruptcy is one of the best ways for many people to get their financial situation back on track. Nobody wants to spend their days pursued by creditors and dealing with ongoing financial burdens. That’s as true now as it’s ever been, especially when so many people are facing […]

What is a Preferential Transfer?

Priority Transfer

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 […]

bankruptcy case dismissed

Bankruptcy Case Dismissed There are two possible outcomes for those filing for bankruptcy. It doesn’t matter if you qualify for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, the result of bankruptcy is either debt discharge or having your bankruptcy case dismissed. The former is the goal, the latter is a risk of things not working out as […]

Who Files for Bankruptcy?

Should I File for Bankruptcy?

Should I File for Bankruptcy? If you’re considering bankruptcy and you feel as if you’re the only person in the world struggling with financial obligations, you aren’t alone. Not only are you not the only person, but you also aren’t the only one who feels this way. Financial challenges that are severe enough to consider […]

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 […]

Declare Bankruptcy

How to Declare Bankruptcy Bankruptcy is a last resort for many who file. After attempting to clean up a messy financial situation with other options, people with credit problems turn to bankruptcy, knowing it offers a drastic solution to a significant financial crisis. But until they reach they point many people don’t know how to […]

Medical Bankruptcy

Medical Bankruptcy Healthcare costs are one of the biggest expenses modern-day Americans face. It leads many people to wonder if medical bankruptcy is an option. Even people who have health insurance often find themselves in serious debt after dealing with a medical crisis. And because of this, unpaid medical bills are one of the primary […]

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Tampa Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy and Eviction History

Eviction With the rate of evictions on the rise in recent months and the expectations that eviction numbers will grow,...
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What to Expect Once You’ve Decided to File Bankruptcy from Home

File Bankruptcy from Home There are a few things that happen when you file bankruptcy from home. An automatic stay...
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Will Filing for Bankruptcy Affect My Job Search? What You Need to Know about Unemployment and Bankruptcy

Unemployment and Bankruptcy Searching for a job when you are faced with a dire financial situation is difficult. If you’ve...
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Will I Need to Go to Court If I File for Bankruptcy?

File for Bankruptcy from Home One of the most intimidating aspects of filing for bankruptcy is meeting in person with...
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COVID-19 and Debt – 5 Ways the Pandemic is Leading More People to Bankruptcy

COVID-19 Debt If you’re considering bankruptcy you aren’t alone. The last few months of 2020 have brought a great deal...
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What Happens If Someone Dies Mid-Bankruptcy? Here’s What You Need to Know about Death and Bankruptcy

Death and Bankruptcy The average person files for bankruptcy receives their debt discharge and moves on with their life. They...
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Does Filing for Bankruptcy Mean I Lose My 401k? Here’s What You Need to Know

401k and Bankruptcy The money you’ve saved in your 401k retirement savings plan is one of your biggest concerns when...
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What to Do If a Debt Remains on Your Credit Report after Bankruptcy: Why You Need to Be a Detective When It Comes to Credit Reporting Errors

Credit Reporting Errors If you’ve noticed something on your credit report that doesn’t belong there, you aren’t alone. Credit reporting...
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What Happens to the Property I Lose in Bankruptcy? Some Bankruptcy Assets Might Be Protected in Your Favor

Bankruptcy Assets One of the biggest fears people have about filing for bankruptcy is losing their possessions. Many people avoid...
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3 Bankruptcy Tips To Prevent Your Case From Going Off The Rails

Bankruptcy Tips Bankruptcy is one of the most powerful tools you have for improving your financial situation. Unfortunately, it sometimes...
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