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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 […]


The Pros and Cons of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

February 28, 2018
Bankruptcy Attorney St. Petersburg

The Pros and Cons of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy There are many misconceptions about bankruptcy. Some people are worried that filing means that they have failed in life and that they will be left penniless and unable to ever secure financing or a loan again. On the other hand, others fail to recognize that bankruptcy is […]


An Overview of the Chapter 13 Process

February 21, 2018
Bankruptcy Attorney St. Petersburg

An Overview of the Chapter 13 Process Chapter 13 is a type of bankruptcy that is often referred to as a “reorganization” bankruptcy, as it allows debtors to reorganize their debts and make regular payments that are distributed amongst their various creditors. Chapter 13 is significantly different from a Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy in that […]


How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Affects Legal Judgments

February 14, 2018
Bankruptcy Attorney St. Petersburg

How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Affects Legal Judgments Being the subject of a lawsuit is always stressful and any judgments against you can significantly affect your finances. In fact, many legal judgments require a person to file for bankruptcy because they cannot afford to pay the judgment. If you are in this situation, it is important […]


Will Chapter 13 Take Care of all of My Debts?

February 7, 2018
Bankruptcy Attorney St. Petersburg

Will Chapter 13 Take Care of all of My Debts? People file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy hoping to wipe out their debts and emerge from the bankruptcy with a clean slate. The Chapter 13 process results in priority debts being paid in full and the discharge of any remaining qualified debts at the end of […]


Changed Circumstances in a Chapter 13 Case

January 24, 2018
Bankruptcy Lawyer St. Petersburg

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy case involves a repayment plan during which you make monthly payments to the court for three to five years. The amount you must pay is based on your income and expenses and it is essential to have an attorney who can ensure your payment amount is fair based on your circumstances. […]


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