Tag Archive | "Chapter 13 Florida"

Can bankruptcy get rid of my tax debt?

Saturday, April 21, 2012

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SmithLaw is often asked this question during our bankruptcy consultations. Some income tax may be dischargeable during a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. (Other types of taxes are usually treated differently.) But specific rules govern what type of income tax debts can be discharged. The basics: Tax debts are all associated with specific years […]

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Do I Need an Attorney to File Bankruptcy?

Friday, January 27, 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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Having a Debt Attorney Can Help You Sort Through Accumulated Debt

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

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Studies have shown that the average American owes $80,000 in credit card debt. This does not include mortgage or car payments. Because of all of this debt, and our shrinking economy, more and more people need help managing and even erasing their debt. People in need of debt help can hire a Florida Debt Attorney […]

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