Month: December 2016

Florida Bankruptcy Exemptions Provide Protection

Florida Bankruptcy Exemptions Chapter 7 bankruptcy is what most people would think of when they think “bankruptcy.” It is the process by which individuals have many or all of their debts discharged. This is achieved through a liquidation process by which many of the debtor’s assets are sold. The proceeds from this liquidation are then used to satisfy creditors. Whatever debt is leftover is, in many cases, then wiped out, giving the debtor a clean slate. This process may seem frightening,[...]

Florida Real Estate Basics: The Deed

If you are buying or selling a home in Florida, you expect to fill out a lot of documents in the process but may not know the meaning of each of the documents involved in your Florida real estate sale. One of the most important documents is the Deed. A deed is a legal document that conveys the property from the seller to the buyer. In it the seller makes a number of covenants, or promises, to the buyer. Not all deeds are the same and they are distinguished by the different types of covenants th[...]