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Preparing for Your Initial Consultation with Your Bankruptcy Attorney

May 23, 2018
Bankruptcy Lawyer St. Petersburg

If you’re considering filing for bankruptcy, the first step is to schedule a consultation with an attorney who specializes in bankruptcy law. Come prepared so that the meeting is as productive and as informative as possible. Your preparation will also help the attorney can give you the best advice possible. This means that you will […]

Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Right for You?

May 16, 2018
Bankruptcy Lawyer St. Petersburg

Maybe you’ve lost your job, gone through a divorce, or experienced some other life-changing event that has left you struggling to stay on top of your finances. After exhausting every option, bankruptcy may feel like your last remaining option, but you don’t want to lose all of your possessions. You may want to consider filing […]

How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Can Help Alleviate Financial Stress

May 9, 2018
Bankruptcy Lawyer St. Petersburg

The decision to file for bankruptcy can overwhelm anyone. Not only are you dealing with aggressive creditors and possible legal action, but you’re also trying to make the right financial decisions for you and your family’s future. In the thick of things, bankruptcy can feel like yet another impossible mountain to climb. However, Chapter 13 […]

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy – Terms and Definitions

May 2, 2018
Bankruptcy Lawyer St. Petersburg

Filing for bankruptcy can feel extremely stressful. On top of everything else, you’re suddenly involved in a legal proceeding where everyone else is using foreign terminology. To understand your case, your rights, and your obligations, however, you need to understand the basic terms that you will hear over and over (and over) again as your […]

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. […]

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