Discharge Student Loans From ITT Tech

Discharge Student Loans As many have now heard, ITT Technical Institute (“ITT Tech”) has shut down its operations.The chain of schools was a ubiquitous example of for-profit post-secondary education and, at the time of its shutdown, maintained 136 campuses and boasted an enrollment of over 40,000 students.  ITT Tech is just one of a number of […]

Avoiding Mistakes When Filing Bankruptcy

Important Information for Filing Bankruptcy in Jacksonville, FL As FBI Agent William J. Maddalena stated in a recent press release, “[f]ederal bankruptcy proceedings can be a lifesaver for honest individuals overwhelmed by debt.” But why was an FBI agent talking about filing bankruptcy? Isn’t the FBI’s job to investigate crimes? Bankruptcy Fraud is a Crime […]

Understanding the Bankruptcy Discharge

One of the biggest advantages of filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is the bankruptcy discharge of certain debts that comes along with successful completion of the proceedings.  A Bankruptcy Discharge Is… A bankruptcy discharge is a permanent court order prohibiting creditors of the bankruptcy debtor from taking any action to collect discharged […]

Pro Se Bankruptcy – Don’t Go It Alone

Pro se is a Latin phrase meaning “for oneself” or “on one’s own behalf.” It refers to individuals who don’t use an attorney but instead, represent themselves in court. The rules that govern proceedings in federal courts (bankruptcy courts are federal) explicitly permit persons to appear pro se and represent themselves. However, just because something […]