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Bankruptcy Is Trending

By | Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy. You hear the word more and more these days. Whether it is Puerto Rico flirting with filing bankruptcy in an effort to reorganize their debts or the rapper 50 Cent filing bankruptcy to protect himself from creditors – bankruptcy is in. And you know what is out? Or at…

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Don’t Be A Fool

By | Bankruptcy

When you file bankruptcy, our office attends a Meeting of Creditors (341 Meeting) with you. We never hire outside counsel or a cover lawyer to attend. We appear with you. It is scheduled about 30 days after you file your bankruptcy. The hearing itself only lasts a couple of minutes….

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Student Loan Nightmare

By | Student Loans

Many of my clients are having problems paying their student loans. And for good reason – the proliferation of so-called “schools” have dotted the landscape. If you are home during the day nearly every TV commercial is from some for-profit school trying to earn government financial aid money AT YOUR…

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Your Image Information & Reputation On The Internet

By | Bankruptcy

Google recently changed their algorithm to penalize mug shot websites.  An interesting article by Moses and Rooth who are criminal attorneys in Orlando explained how these websites were affecting their clients.  The article explained how these companies were charging money to remove your name from the site even if the cases were dismissed. We…

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Bankruptcy Shouldn’t Make You Less Creditworthy

By | Bankruptcy

The Federal Housing Administration will allow a bankruptcy debtor to get a mortgage backed by FHA in as little as one year after bankruptcy – if certain minimal criteria are met. The one-year timeframe also applies to short sales and even foreclosures This is yet another acknowledgment that the “stigma”…

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Filing For Bankruptcy Is No Longer A Stigma

By | Bankruptcy

For many years, people have felt that filing for bankruptcy is the last resort before total financial ruin, and as such, was a humiliating process, one to be kept secret or hide from friends and neighbors. But all that is changing. Bankruptcy is no longer something to look down upon…

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