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What Should Do if You Can’t Make Your Chapter 13 Payment?

April 24, 2018
Bankruptcy Lawyer St. Petersburg

Filing for bankruptcy is a stressful process that directly impacts the lives of those who file. When you file for chapter 13 bankruptcy, you state that you, using your regular income, will follow a plan to repay all or a part of your debts over three to five years. Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings are particularly […]


The Relevance of Exemptions in Chapter 13 Case

April 18, 2018
Bankruptcy Lawyer St. Petersburg

Many Floridians have found that filing for bankruptcy can help address and overcome financial hardship. In fact, there were approximately 45,000 bankruptcy cases filed by Florida residents and businesses in 2017. Moreover, filing for chapter 13 bankruptcy can help people address their financial hardships without losing or relinquishing important property. In a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, […]


Meet Your Financial Problems Head-On by Filing for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

April 11, 2018
Bankruptcy Lawyer St. Petersburg

Taking definitive action about financial problems can seem overwhelming. Many of us avoid making important decisions, for whatever reasons. For some of us, failing to take action can be the fear of being associated with social stigma or the fear of failure. While this may be understandable, failing to take action regarding financial problems is […]


Four Chapter 13 Myths Debunked

April 4, 2018

Many people are under the mistaken impression that filing for any type of bankruptcy basically constitutes financial ruin. This is certainly NOT the case, and thousands of people file every year—and are often significantly better off than they were prior to filing. Here is the truth about 4 persistent myths about Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Everyone […]


Do You Need a Lawyer to File for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

March 28, 2018

When you are having trouble paying your bills, the first thing you want to do is cut out any unnecessary spending. While it may make sense to start cutting your own grass or eating out less, trying to file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy without the assistance of an attorney is generally not a good idea. […]


Basics of Chapter 13—What You Need to Know

March 21, 2018
Bankruptcy Lawyer St. Petersburg

Basics of Chapter 13—What You Need to Know While many people are familiar with the term “bankruptcy,” significantly fewer understand what exactly bankruptcy is and what it entails. The information below is intended to help people who are just beginning to explore bankruptcy as a path to financial freedom better understand the things that they […]


Basics of Chapter 13—What You Need to Know

Basics of Chapter 13—What You Need to Know While many people are familiar with the term “bankruptcy,” significantly fewer understand what exactly bankruptcy is and what it entails. The information below is intended to help people who are just beginning to explore bankruptcy as a path to financial freedom better understand the things that they […]


When is Chapter 13 Preferable to Chapter 7?

March 14, 2018
Bankruptcy Attorney St. Petersburg

A basic internet search regarding Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy will reveal that one of the main differences between the two is that while Chapter 7 generally results in the discharge of debt, in Chapter 13, individuals will enter into a payment plan that lasts from three to five years. This leads many people […]


Chapter 13 Terminology—Who’s Who in Bankruptcy?

March 7, 2018
Bankruptcy Attorney St. Petersburg

If you’re reading about bankruptcy online, there’s a good chance that you’re coming across a lot of terminology that’s new or unfamiliar. In particular, you may be coming across the names of various parties that are involved in bankruptcy and be confused as to exactly who they are. Below is some basic information about the main […]


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