Converting from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

One of the most common questions asked by people navigating the bankruptcy process is what type of bankruptcy is best for them. Many people overlook the fact that what type of bankruptcy works best can change during the process. If an individual is no longer able to afford Chapter 13 bankruptcy payments, it is possible […]

What Happens After You File for Bankruptcy?

Many people view bankruptcy as a last resort when it comes to taking control of their financial debts. Despite the value that many people place on the bankruptcy process, most individuals do not know very much about what the bankruptcy process involves. The following will take a brief look at the difference between what happens […]

Four Critical Things to Know About Bankruptcy

  When people struggle with insurmountable debt, bankruptcy can be a useful tool in getting back on track. The bankruptcy process is not something to be undertaken without consideration, however. It is a big deal and requires a significant commitment. To this end, it is critical to understand exactly what bankruptcy can and cannot do.  […]

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 […]