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Will Bankruptcy Stop My Lawsuits | Melbourne, FL
Personal Bankruptcy – Brevard County If you have lawsuits filed against you, it may be time to consider filing a personal bankruptcy case. A personal bankruptcy case can be an effective way to eliminate certain collection lawsuits. However, it is important to understand that not all types of litigation are halted or eliminated in a...
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Financial Emergency Solved by Bankruptcy | Faro & Crowder, PA
A financial emergency may occur due to a sudden job loss or overwhelming medical bills.  When you are struggling to pay your bills and considering filing bankruptcy, it is important to understand which type of filing is best for you. In this blog, we’ll take a look at Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and breakdown how...
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Debt Collection After Bankruptcy
One of the primary benefits of seeking bankruptcy protection is that the automatic stay stops all collection efforts against you. Once you have completed your case and obtained your discharge order, your dischargeable debts are eliminated and collectors are barred from taking any collection actions against you to recover the discharged debts. Unfortunately, this does...
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Debt Relief Attorney serving Palm Bay
If you are tired of being harassed by relentless debt collectors and you are wondering how filing for bankruptcy can help, the answer is a protection afforded to debtors called the “automatic stay.” As soon as you file your personal Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 petition, the stay immediately goes into effect and prohibits further...
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Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Attorney Melbourne, Florida
If you have previously filed for bankruptcy protection and you are considering filing another case, it is important to understand that there are certain guideline for when and how you can do it. You should also be aware that if you have filed two or more bankruptcy cases that were dismissed within one year, the...
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Bankruptcy & Divorce | Learn Your Options | Call Today - Faro & Crowder, PA
What happens if your ex-spouse files a bankruptcy case? Will it impact you? The answer is “it depends.” It is important to have one of our bankruptcy lawyers review your individual circumstances to help you understand how you might be affected, but below is some general guidance. As soon as your ex-spouse files his or...
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When you file a bankruptcy case, you obtain the benefit of the automatic stay. If you file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are also given the “co-debtor stay.” The automatic stay prevents creditors from taking collection actions against you, while the co-debtor stay prevents collection against your family, friends or others who co-signed loans with...
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Are exempt assets still exempt when inherited? Brevard Lawyer
What was exempt before you inherited it may not be after, according to a recent Supreme Court case. Clark et ux v. Rameker et al centered around the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy of Heidi Hefron-Clark and her husband, Brandon. In 2001, the Clarks inherited a $450,000 IRA from her mother. When the couple later filed bankruptcy...
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General Motors is trying to use its Chapter 11 Bankruptcy as a shield against liability lawsuits stemming from faulty ignition switches. The automaker claims that it emerged from bankruptcy as “the new GM” and as a different corporate entity. According to a court filing in New York, the new GM’s recall of the ignition switches...
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Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Attorney in Melbourne, Florida
The Middle District of Florida recently ruled that the automatic stay is a blanket protection that applies to multiple creditor claims, even if there is not a perfect symmetry of parties. The creditor is also known as the lender and the debtor as the borrower. Facts In Peterson et al v. Avantair et al, Avaintair...
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