By Sherry F. Ellis, P.A. Is communicating with your Mortgage Lender like communicating with The Wizard of Oz? This is not an article to simply regurgitate the problem. This article is to share some insight on how Florida Bankruptcy Courts have offered solutions, solutions that
Thinking of filing for Bankruptcy? Let me guess, you have probably worked hard your entire life. You have always paid your bills, paid Uncle Sam and you have lived your life doing the right thing. You have slowly or suddenly hit a wall. Maybe due
Census Bureau Median Family Income by Family Size State of Florida Effective on or after May 1, 2014 Family Size Annual Median Income 1 earner $41,939 2 people $52,598 3 people $54,742 4 people $64,122 5 people $72,222 6 people $80,322 7 people $88,422 8
The Judicial Conference of the United States met on March 11, 2014, and approved changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule effective June 1, 2014. A summary of those changes follow: The fee for filing a complaint increases to $350.00. The following administrative fees
By Sara Murray | Wall Street Journal | January 7, 2010 Personal bankruptcies soared last year in Western states hit hardest by the real-estate bust. In states such as California, Arizona and Nevada, where housing prices soared and then collapsed during the past decade, consumer
By Susan Taylor Martin | St. Petersburg Times | December 1, 2009 It’s official. The number of Tampa Bay residents declaring bankruptcy is at an all-time high. In the fiscal year that ended in September, 28,504 individuals and businesses sought protection from creditors in the
Many people are unable to make their mortgage payments these days to no fault of their own. Some are experience a loss of job, health spouse or higher mortgage rates, property taxes, home owner dues. There is little sense in having people without a home
Picking up the phone to call a Bankruptcy Attorney is painstakingly difficult for most people. When people come to my office for a free consultation, they sit down and say, “I can’t believe I am sitting here!” People that come to see me usually fall