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Your Image Information & Reputation On The Internet

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 have encountered similar websites in …

Bankruptcy Shouldn’t Make You Less Creditworthy

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” of bankruptcy has been replaced …

Statute Of Limitations & Debt Enforcement

Orlando, FL Attorney Works with Clients Dealing with Bankruptcy Statue of Limitations If you are like many Americans struggling to make ends meet, you may have already begun the process of declaring bankruptcy. Bankruptcy exists to help people deal with their debts, allowing them to discharge some debts and better manage others. There are many …

Personal Injury Protection “Reform”

For those who may have missed Governor Scott’s “State of the State” address on January 10, 2012, there was an interesting note about potential changes in personal injury protection (“PIP”) insurance. This is the no-fault insurance that is required in Florida pursuant to ss. 627.730-627.7405, Florida Statutes. Governor Scott’s message was clear. “THIS YEAR WE …

NFL Great Warren Sapp Sacked in Bankruptcy Filing

Superbowl champion, quarterback terror, and perennial pro-bowler Warren Sapp has filed for bankruptcy in southern Florida, owing millions to creditors despite a six-figure monthly income. According to his filing, Sapp owes more than $6.7 million for child support, alimony and other debts. Football star owes $6.7 million, vs. $6.45 million in assets Makes $115,000 per …

Is Miami-Dade County In For Some Dog Bites?

In 1989, Miami-Dade County adopted a pit bull ordinance in response to a series of incidents where residents were attacked and seriously injured by pit bulls. Today, it is illegal in Miami-Dade County to own or keep American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, or any other dog that substantially conforms to …

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Is The Best Way To Save Your Home

A recent study regarding saving your home and the different alternatives available including bankruptcy came to the conclusion that most bankruptcy attorneys in Orlando, FL already knew. Chapter 13 bankruptcy is probably the best way to save your home. At the very least the study showed when compared with homeowners who did not file, debtors who …

Should I Keep My House Or Let It Go In The Bankruptcy?

When clients come into my office to file bankruptcy in Orlando or my offices in Kissimmee or Clermont, often times they ask me whether it is in their best interest to save their home. Usually, the home is several months behind in payments. And yes there is a particular kind of bankruptcy – a Chapter …