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Florida Bankruptcy: Will You Still Be Able to Keep Your House?

For the thousands of families and individuals considering bankruptcy because of excessive debts with too little income to service them, they are often concerned about losing the little they still have hung on to. Most especially, those who have worked long and hard to finally buy their own home simply cannot stand the idea that […]

Bankruptcy in Florida: How to Pass the Means Test for Chapter 7

Are you considering filing for bankruptcy in Florida? If so, your situation probably sounds a lot like this… You have evaluated your financial situation and it is far from pretty. It’s clear you’re tired of the dunning calls and notices to catch up on your credit cards and medical bills, knowing full well that you […]

Florida Bankruptcy Exemptions: How to Keep Your House after Bankruptcy

You may have reached a point where paying your bills seems insurmountable and you’ve decided to file for bankruptcy. There are certain assets, such as your home, that you’d like to retain, but you’re not sure if that’s possible. Florida’s bankruptcy laws do allow exemptions; an exemption simply means that you can keep the asset […]

How To File Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer — Should You Do It Yourself?

Want to know how to file bankruptcy without a lawyer? The next question you should ask is if you should. If you have been trying to manage your debt and pay down bills only to feel yourself slipping further in the hole, it may be time to consider declaring bankruptcy. You have the option between […]

What Are The Benefits of Declaring Bankruptcy?

Declaring bankruptcy is rarely an easy path to take — even if there isn’t a chance you’ll actually be able to pay back your debts. Declaring bankruptcy means your credit (and credit score) take a hit, and your ability to secure credit becomes much more difficult, if not impossible. Not to mention the public perception […]

8 Telltale Signs It’s Time to File for Bankruptcy If You Live In Florida

Knowing when it is time to file for bankruptcy is not always easy. If you are like many people who proceed with bankruptcy, there will not be one single clear sign that propels you to reach out to a bankruptcy attorney. Instead, you will likely base your decision on a combination of two or more […]

Why You Should Hire a Bankruptcy Lawyer to Get Out of Debt

Getting out of debt can seem like an impossible task — especially if you are currently struggling to meet minimum payment obligations to your creditors. If you have reviewed your finances and find that your financial situation is worsening and there is no way you will be able to repay your debts within two or […]

Debt Settlement vs. Bankruptcy: Which is Right for You?

Excessive debt can take its toll on your mental and physical health. If you have a lot of debt you may find yourself considering one of two options: debt settlement or bankruptcy. Choosing between these two options is a process that should be done with care, as your decision could have a long-term impact on […]

Divorce and Bankruptcy: What Happens First (And Why It Matters)

What comes first, divorce or bankruptcy? Finding yourself faced with deciding about one of these can be devastating, but when facing the prospect of both, the stress can be overwhelming. Divorce is often cited as a reason for filing bankruptcy. However, filing for divorce and bankruptcy simultaneously may not be a good idea. Before deciding […]