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The Two Most Common Types of Bankruptcy

According to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, nearly 612,561 business entities and individuals have filed for bankruptcy in the last couple of years. Bankruptcy is rightly seen as usually being the last appropriate option for people and their businesses to take to manage their debts. Bankruptcy is a federal forum that allows debtors

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Filing for Bankruptcy

Filing for Bankruptcy: The Last Resort

Bankruptcy is a federal court proceeding in which a trustee and a judge have great power over the financial life of a debtor that files for bankruptcy protection.  Bankruptcy is available to individuals, married couples, corporations, and limited liability companies.  Bankruptcy relief comes in various forms according to different chapters of the Bankruptcy Code.  That

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Chapter 7 vs. 13 Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 vs. 13 Bankruptcy: Which Is Right for You?

Most debtors that file bankruptcy in Miami opt for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. Which one is right for you depends on many factors  Read on to understand the differences between the Chapters 7 and 13 and identify some of the considerations that will help you determine which is right for your situation. Understanding Bankruptcy

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Tenancy by the Entirety in Florida

What Is Tenancy by the Entirety in Florida?

In Florida, property owned by a married couple is presumed to be owned as a Tenancy by the Entirety.  Tenancy by the entirety is a type of joint husband and wife ownership of property that safeguards property from creditors of either spouse, but not from a joint creditor of both spouses. Florida is one of

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Discharging Private Student Loans in Bankruptcy

Discharging Private Student Loans in Bankruptcy

One option for funding higher education expenses is using private student loans. About 7.3% of all student loan debt in the US comes from private loan borrowing.  Many students rely on private student loans to cover the ever rising costs of higher education, including classes, fees, and living expenses, and many mitigation options available to

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Taking Advantage of the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act

Avoiding Bankruptcy: Taking Advantage of the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act

Many times bankruptcy isn’t the outcome of frivolous spending, but the inability to keep up with increased living costs, irregular salaries, and accumulated debts. Our governments’ responses to COVID pandemic caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs, and made it difficult for them to pay their debts.  However, the federal government then passed the

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Florida

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Florida: History & Differences Between Filings

According to data on US bankruptcy filings, Florida had the second-highest number of Chapter 7 filings in 2021, a trend that seems to persist in 2022. While declaring bankruptcy doesn’t sound pleasant, it’s not a black-and-white issue — it can benefit consumers, but it also comes with significant downsides. By filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

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woman doing her finances

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Florida: What You Need to Know

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the most common type of bankruptcy filed by consumers.  In fact, in Florida, 72% of all bankruptcy filings in 2021  were for Chapter 7. Financial challenges can happen to anyone.  If you are struggling to pay off debts, you might be wondering whether filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the best

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married couple

Can One Spouse File for Bankruptcy in Florida?

When a married couple in Florida struggles financially, one option for getting out of debt is for the spouse to file for bankruptcy. Filing for bankruptcy can provide some relief by stopping creditor harassment and allowing the debtor to reorganize their finances under the court’s protection. However, there are some things to consider before making

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Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Florida: Advantages and Disadvantages

  The United States courts report that personal and business bankruptcy filings have steadily decreased. According to analysts, the US court systems saw a 27.9% and 29.1% reduction in bankruptcy for business and non-business filings, respectively. It’s a promising reduction compared to the numbers from the height of the pandemic last year. In 2021, approximately 310,597 Chapter

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