Tag Archives: Discharge
Forfeit Your Foreclosure Defense In Bankruptcy Court
In early October 2014, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, GA (which governs bankruptcy cases in Florida too), decided the case of Failla v. Citibank N.A. The Court held that debtors who “surrender” their house in a bankruptcy case may not later oppose a foreclosure action against that house in state court…. Read More »
Can Bankruptcy Eliminate A Personal Injury Judgment?
We encounter personal injury judgments in two contexts: (1) the injured party or injured party’s insurance company has a judgment against you for a car accident, or (2) whether personal injury judgments can be wiped out in a bankruptcy case. The simple answer is that, yes, personal injury judgments can be discharged, or eliminated,… Read More »
How Many Years Between Bankruptcy Filings?
Bankruptcy has a negative connotation or stigma and although it is a great tool to eliminate or consolidate debt, many people find it is too stressful or intimidating to file more than once. Unfortunately, sometimes, it is necessary to file bankruptcy more than once in the debtor’s lifetime. When or if it becomes necessary… Read More »