Can a debtor file for bankruptcy more than once?
Filing a bankruptcy case gives you a fresh start to recover after a financial crisis without the burden of debts you cannot pay hanging over your head. By filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy case, you can get out of debt, protect retirement savings, and keep your property.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) details how creditors can collect information and access debtor’s credit reports.
When Can Student Loans Be Discharged In Bankruptcy?
Student loan debt has skyrocketed past credit card debt in the United States. Mortgage debt is the only debt category with a higher amount owed compared to student loan debt.
Three Debts That You Cannot Discharge in a Florida Bankruptcy!
When a debtor files for bankruptcy relief, the “end game” is to get out of debt. Most unsecured debts are eligible for a discharge in …
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Top Bankruptcy Questions and Misconceptions!
Honestly, no one wants to file for bankruptcy. Deciding it’s something you must do is incredibly painful, humbling, and embarrassing. Often the hardest part is …
Should I File a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case or a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?
As a Bankruptcy Lawyer in St. Augustine and Orange Park Florida, I realize deciding whether to file a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 case …
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Does Business Debt help me qualify for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy?
Roughly eighty percent (80%) of new businesses fail within the first eighteen (18) months and one-half (50%) of the new businesses fail after the first …
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Older debtors filing is the recent trend in bankruptcy?
A recent trend is that older debtors are beginning to file bankruptcy with more frequency. The rate is more than double what it was in …
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Bankruptcy Filings Decline by 2.2 Percent (10.31.18)
According to a report published on the US Court Government website on October 31, 2018, bankruptcy filings fell by 2.2 percent for the 12-month period …
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Supreme Court Approves Amendments to Bankruptcy Rules!
AUTHOR – George Basharis, JD, DATE – 27 September 2018 The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year approved amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy …
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Bankruptcy Petition Filing Statistics!
According to the Bankruptcy Petition filing statistics, consumers filing for bankruptcy in 2017 reported total assets of $80 billion and total debt of $105 billion, …
A look at the requirements imposed by the “Fair Credit Reporting Act.”
A LOOK AT THE FURNISHER REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED BY THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT Vol. 94, No. 3 May/June 2020 Pg 26 Marissa K. Elordi and Amy L. Drushal Business Law If a …
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What are some of the federal consumer protection laws?
What are some of the Federal Consumer protection laws? At The Law Office of Tony Turner, attorney Tony Turner is often asked, “What …
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Student Loans in Bankruptcy. – Pending Legislation 2021
A bill that’s being proposed to help discharge student loans in bankruptcy. To amend title 11, United States Code, to improve the treatment of student …
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