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Mortgage and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Question

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“I bought a house with my ex-boyfriend, we both signed the promissory note and mortgage. Unfortunately, a few years later, we broke up and he deeded his half of the house to me, so I own the house 100%.  I am current on my mortgage payments, but have not refinanced or paid off the… Read More »

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My Client Filed Bankruptcy, How do I Collect?

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Typically, we represent borrowers who want or need to file bankruptcy, but every so often we represent creditors – the people who are owed money.  We are sometimes referred homeowner or condominium associations where the homeowner has unpaid assessments and has filed bankruptcy.  Or, we will represent an individual who is owed money and… Read More »

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What Family Law Fees can be Eliminated by Bankruptcy?

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I have a pretty good social relationship with a fellow attorney who practices family law.  However, despite that divorce attorneys are great referrals for me, this attorney never refers cases to me. One day, when I asked why over lunch, she said “When you file bankruptcy for my client or my client’s former spouse, I… Read More »

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Should Separating Couples File Bankruptcy Before or After Divorce?

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Money issues are often a contributing factor (some may say the main factor) when couples seek a divorce.  However the divorce often fails to resolve the money issues, resulting in one, or sometimes both, of the divorcing couple still having more debt than they can afford to repay, even after completion of the divorce…. Read More »

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Three Myths About Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

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What is a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?  What do I need to know?  What are some common misconceptions about Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?   Last week’s blog post described four myths about Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy. Continuing that trend, this week’s blog contains three myths about a Chapter 13 reorganization, or payment plan, bankruptcy. The first… Read More »

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Chapter 7 Myths

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Many times when consulting with clients, the majority of the consultation is spent dispelling myths about bankruptcy.  We’ve collected some of the most common and want to use this form to dispel some of those myths. You can also visit our YouTube page, and The Crushing Debt Podcast for additional related content. First is that… Read More »

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How Does Bankruptcy Impact the Sale of a Home

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When the real estate market crashed, we had clients who wanted to both sell their home and file bankruptcy and the timing of those two events was important.  Today, we get the question less often, but in more cases, the house has some equity (the value of the house exceeds the amount owed to… Read More »

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What is the Means Test in Bankruptcy Court?

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The “Means Test” is one of the most confusing things about the bankruptcy process, and there is an art to completing it properly. The Means Test is what we use to determine whether a debtor can file or must file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. Basically, the means test compares the borrowers annual… Read More »

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Yesner Law Countryside Colonial Center
2753 FL-580, Suite 202
Clearwater, FL 33761

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