Archive | January, 2012

Five Things You Wanted to Know About Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in the State of Florida

27. January 2012

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1. How long does the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy process take in Florida? Typically, a Florida bankruptcy case can take four to six months. However, no case is the same and timelines vary depending on the specific circumstances of the case. Your attorney’s schedule, the trustee’s schedule, and the timing of when you take your educational […]

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Four Resources for Managing Your Money Wisely

27. January 2012

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These days, everyone can use a little advice on managing his or her money. We have compiled some links below to help you with budgeting, reducing debt, and more.   http://www.bankrate.com/calculators.aspx Bankrate.com offers many calculators to help you figure out your home equity, time it will take to pay off credit cards, what a mortgage […]

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Do I Need an Attorney to File Bankruptcy?

27. January 2012

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An attorney is not required for individuals when filing bankruptcy in the state of Florida. Individuals may file pro se, representing themselves. (Businesses must use an attorney.) However, the courts strongly suggest that you hire an attorney to represent you during your case. Let us examine why. The appointed trustee and other court personnel cannot […]

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Is there an alternative to bankruptcy in the state of Florida?

27. January 2012

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Bankruptcy is often a good choice for individuals facing overwhelming debt. Bankruptcy offers a solution to financial crisis for many people when there is no other relief in sight. However, many Floridians do not know there are alternatives to bankruptcy. We have all seen signs on the side of the road that offer: Cheap Debt […]

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