Bankruptcy Discrimination in Florida

It is axiomatic that the purpose of permitting Bankruptcy of all kinds is to allow the debtor a fresh start.  The United States Supreme Court has recognized that this goal benefits the public as well as the debtor because the debtor receives “a new opportunity in life and a clear field for future effort, unhampered […]

In Florida Bankruptcy Cases, Raise Claims or Lose Them

Florida Bankruptcy Cases In February, the 2nd Circuit handed down an interesting, unpublished Bankruptcy case, In re Residential Capital, LLC that demonstrates just how complicated the intersection between bankruptcy law, foreclosure law, and general civil litigation can get.  Like many Floridians, Stephanie Harris, an individual residing in Miami, Florida had some difficulty paying her mortgage […]