What to do With Your Car Following Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Contrary to what some people believe, it is not necessary to give away all of your belongings, including motor vehicles, after filing for bankruptcy. If you own a car and file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the chances are good that you will be able to exclude a certain amount of the vehicle’s worth. Unfortunately, if […]

How Long Does Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Take?

  The Chapter 7 bankruptcy process allows a person to remove qualifying debt without being required to pay into a repayment plan. People who pass the means test are able to keep the property that they need to maintain their home. There are a number of questions asked by people navigating the Chapter 7 bankruptcy […]

How Creditors Must Respond After You File for Bankruptcy

After you file for bankruptcy, all of your creditors must stop calling you in an effort to collect compensation. Unfortunately, creditors do not always follow the rules, and some people report that they are harassed by creditors even after declaring bankruptcy. If you are experiencing difficulties with a creditor, you should not hesitate to contact […]

Declaring Bankruptcy in Florida and Salary Increases

If you are not able to handle your financial situation, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy are available for you to restructure your debt. Each year, many people discover that the bankruptcy process offers them the opportunity to rebuild their credit and have a fresh start. Unfortunately, in some situations, bankruptcy can be a particularly […]

When is it Okay to File for Bankruptcy?

One of the most common problems faced by people who are overwhelmed with debt is determining when it is okay to file for bankruptcy. Even if people are struggling with their bills, it can be difficult to decide that bankruptcy is the best option. The following will review several of the questions that you should […]

The Impact of Bankruptcy on Medical Debt

A large number of Americans end up in financial debt due to the high costs associated with medical care. Many Americans who are diagnosed with serious medical conditions as well as who are involved in serious accidents can end up facing hefty medical bills. Many of those people decide to utilize the bankruptcy process to […]

How can Chapter 13 Help You?

  For decades, the stigma of bankruptcy has existed throughout the United States. A person who filed bankruptcy was considered to be lazy, greedy, or poor at managing money. In reality, filing for bankruptcy is something that is often a result of unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances such as divorce, serious health issues, or even the […]

Signs it is Time to Replace Your Bankruptcy Attorney

No matter how carefully you planned for the future and how hard you work, there are times when a personal or professional bankruptcy is inevitable. When you can no longer afford to make on-time payments and other forms of debt relief such as negotiating with creditors fail, then bankruptcy may become your only reasonable option. […]

How Filing Bankruptcy Affects Florida Renters

According to the Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Florida has been a “hot market for renters” for a few years now. While the renter’s market might be booming, anyone who is dealing with bankruptcy may be wondering how filing bankruptcy will affect him or her as a renter. While an experienced Jacksonville bankruptcy attorney can help you […]