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

Friday, January 27, 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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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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