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What Can I Do About Creditor Harassment?

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Florida bankruptcy attorney One of the most difficult aspects of financial problems is dealing with creditors. Even if creditors stay within their legal boundaries, debt collection efforts against you are disruptive and embarrassing. Working with a Florida bankruptcy attorney stops creditor harassment and helps you get a fresh financial start. If you have creditors calling […]

Creditor Judgment And Filing For Bankruptcy Tampa, Florida.

Judgment Creditor Having a credit card company file legal action against you is nerve-wracking. It only gets worse if they win that judgment. When a creditor is given the power by the court to take further action against you, it can lead to a lot of trouble and make your financial situation a lot worse […]

File for Bankruptcy from Home Filing for bankruptcy from home is one of the safest and most convenient options you have right now if you are struggling with debt. It provides you with all of the benefits of bankruptcy, but you don’t need to leave the house to complete the process. We’re currently living in […]

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 […]

Can Filing for Bankruptcy Help You with Unpaid Medical Bills? One of the most common misconceptions about bankruptcy is that everyone who files was irresponsible with money. Of course, there are people who file for bankruptcy because they mishandled credit cards, spent more than they earned, or failed to budget as needed. There are also […]

Debt Collector Threats: When You Need to Be Concerned

Debt Collector Threats And Filing For Bankruptcy Tampa, Florida.

Have you fallen behind on your debt obligations? Are calls from debt collectors a daily occurrence in your life? You aren’t alone. Many people deal with ongoing calls and letters from debt collectors every day. And unless you find a way to pay the debt, negotiate a settlement, or file for bankruptcy, those actions are […]

Three Reasons To File For Bankruptcy Tampa, Florida.

Filing Bankruptcy is Necessary under some Circumstances Financial trouble is one of the worst stressors you can face in life. The good news is there are options available to help you get a handle on things and create hope for the future when it comes to your money. Bankruptcy is one of the most powerful […]

Automatic Stay And Bankruptcy Tampa, Florida.

Bankruptcy Automatic Stay The automatic stay is what pushes many people into filing for bankruptcy. They might be headed in that direction anyway and filing is imminent, but it’s the benefit of stopping creditors from collection actions, at least temporarily, that pushes them over the hump of filing. Unfortunately, for all the automatic stay can […]

Creditor Harassment, Debt Collectors There’s no denying it: debt collectors can create a significant disturbance in your life. They’re annoying, they make you feel uncomfortable, and they can cause shame and fear. Luckily, you have tools available that can help you reduce the impact a debt collector has in your life. How can you stop […]

Filing For Bankruptcy And Removing A Court Ordered Judgment In Florida.

What to Do If a Creditor Sues Receiving notice you’re being sued by a creditor can be one of the most frightening experiences you’ll ever have. Suddenly those letters and calls you’ve been receiving have some weight behind them and you’ll have no choice but to take action. If you’ve been hiding from or ignoring […]

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