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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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How to Avoid Deficiency Judgments

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

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Deficiency judgments are of great concern to those unfortunate enough to be involved in a foreclosure or short sale. A deficiency judgment occurs when a mortgaged property is sold for less than the remaining mortgage balance. The lender is then able to get a court-ordered judgment issued against the borrower for the remaining balance of […]

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