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Did you get a lemon?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Did you purchase a new car and end up with a lemon? What are the quantification’s to satisfy the Lemon Law in Florida? Chapter 681, Florida Statutes provides remedies for persons who purchase or lease in Florida, new or demonstrator motor vehicles which have defects that cannot be corrected after a reasonable number of repair […]

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Foreclosure News for Manatee County, Florida

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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Foreclosure News for Manatee County, Florida  It looks like Manatee County, Florida is doing pretty well with its foreclosure rate, compared to nationwide trends. According to the RealtyTrac.com website, 1 in every 262 housing units in Manatee County was in foreclosure in January 2012 (meaning foreclosure filings have commenced). Compared to the national average of […]

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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act or FDCPA

Monday, February 13, 2012

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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act or FDCPA was created to help protect consumers from unfair debt collecting practices. It is a federal law and applies in every state, often in conjunction with state laws. Florida’s state law is called the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act or FCCPA. SmithLaw’s blog post detailing that can be […]

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Being harassed by debt collectors?

Thursday, February 2, 2012

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The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act or FCCPA can help. This act is only for the state of Florida and was meant to create good debt collecting behavior and protect Florida’s citizens from debt harrassment. It defines who is a debtor, who is a creditor, who is a debt collector, and more. It provides rules […]

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

Friday, January 27, 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

Friday, January 27, 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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The Castle Doctrine

Friday, June 24, 2011

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You’re sitting in the basement late at night, watching a horror flick when you hear a noise. At first, you brush it off as a figment of your imagination…or maybe the cat. But when you hear the patio door slide, or the sound of shattering glass, you know it’s no spectral intruder. Your children are […]

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Seeking Guardianship With an Attorney

Sunday, June 12, 2011

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Nobody wants to think about what would happen to their kids if they were unable to care for them anymore either because of a debilitating accident, or because of death. But it is wise to plan for these situations and the best way to do that is by contacting a Florida Guardianship Attorney and planning […]

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Why Everyone Should Look Into Estate Planning

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

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Nobody wants to think about what would happen if they were severely disabled or incapacitated but it could happen to anyone. It would be very helpful to your family if you had developed Florida Estate Planning before the event in case something might happen. It is simple to devise estate planning with the help of […]

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