Bankruptcy Attorneys

You have a beautiful home, and you do not want to lose it in foreclosure, repossession, or bankruptcy. When you begin searching for Parkland bankruptcy attorneys, you want to find someone who will listen to your concerns and help you through this difficult time. Brodzki Jacobs & Brook is your...

Filing for Bankruptcy Again – How Soon Can I Do It?

Filing for bankruptcy is never an easy thing. You have to provide the courts with quite a bit of financial documentation and information about your personal life. With a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you may have to forfeit some of your assets and possessions. No one wants to go through the entire process a...

Asset Protection and Bankruptcy

What You Need to Know Long before you speak with a bankruptcy attorney, you need to think about asset protection. Why? Once you discuss the possibility of filing for bankruptcy, it may be too late to try and protect your assets. What you can keep depends on the type of bankruptcy you file. A...

Bankruptcy Fraud: Petition Mills

There is an entirely different type of bankruptcy fraud, petition mills, which target some of the easiest pawns – immigrants or poor individuals dealing with financial hardships. This is not a willful attempt on the part of the individual to commit personal bankruptcy fraud. It is perpetrated by som...

Debt Consolidation vs. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Pros and Cons

A little bit of debt can add up to a stressful situation when you cannot seem to catch up and get out from under that pile of bills. Paying just the bare minimum each month will get you nowhere. Do not struggle to make ends meet, instead, review the facts about debt consolidation vs. Chapter 13 bank...

Florida Homestead Exemption: Protection During Bankruptcy

Having a Florida homestead exemption can protect you from losing your home during a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Article X, Section 4 of the Florida Constitution provides protection and legal benefits to Florida residents as follows: Homestead property outside of a municipality – one hundred sixty...

Types of Bankruptcy: Chapter 13 vs Chapter 7

It can be very confusing when you start thinking about filing bankruptcy. The process is not simple, nor should it be. It will take you some time and effort to compile all the documents necessary to satisfy the bankruptcy requirements. The ultimate goal is to avoid bankruptcy. However, if that is n...

Harris v. Viegelahn – Ruling to Return Funds

Harris v. Viegelahn – Ruling to Return Funds Following Chapter 13 Conversion to Chapter 7 It is possible to convert a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. According to the Supreme Court’s ruling, in Harris v. Viegelahn, the trustee is required to return all undistributed collected funds...