What can You Keep After Declaring Bankruptcy in Florida?

One of the most common questions that potential bankruptcy filers have is whether they will be able to keep their possessions after bankruptcy. The answer is, “Sometimes.” It depends on a number of factors, but some personal property is considered to be “exempt,” meaning that the owner is able to keep that property after a […]

When is it a Good Idea to File for Bankruptcy?

  Statistics compiled by the federal government suggest that between 2005 to 2017, 12.8 million people filed for bankruptcy. Despite this large number, there are many other people who are left uncertain about whether it is a good idea to file for bankruptcy. Although many people know that the accumulation of a large amount of […]

Renting an Apartment After Filing for Bankruptcy

No matter if you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, the bankruptcy process creates a number of unanticipated obstacles. One of these obstacles is that it can be difficult to find an apartment to rent after filing for bankruptcy. By following some proven strategies, however, it is often possible to locate a rental property […]

How Filing Bankruptcy can Impact Your Rental Property

While many people who file for bankruptcy understand the basics of the process, people frequently have questions about how specific types of property are handled. If you own a rental house, property, or commercial unit, it is important to consider how these types of property will be affected if you file for bankruptcy. Chapter 7 […]

Filing for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer

  Many Floridians who file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy are low on money. In an effort to save or sometimes because they feel that they can not afford one, people sometimes avoid retaining an attorney who can help them navigate the bankruptcy process. Unfortunately, there are a number of obstacles that people who navigate the […]

Why You Should Not be Afraid to File for Bankruptcy

  If you are interested in filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, it is common to feel scared about what lies ahead. The fears and uncertainties that people have about the process, however, are often unfounded. Soon after filing for bankruptcy, many people discover that the process is not as bad as they […]

Wage Garnishment and Bankruptcy

  By the time many people decide to file for bankruptcy, their creditors have begun to attempt to obtain repayment on outstanding debts. In some cases, these debts are so large that the debtors are not able to continue making payments, which results in creditors seeking legal action. One of the most common ways that […]

Navigating the Negative Emotions of Bankruptcy

  Not only is bankruptcy a financially difficult arrangement, it can also result in a number of negative emotions. While some people experience a period of relief after filing for bankruptcy because there are no longer creditors to harass them, other individuals can feel stressed out and overwhelmed by the complex legal process and the […]