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Renting an Apartment After Filing for Bankruptcy

No matter if you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, the bankruptcy process creates a number of unanticipated obstacles. One of these obstacles is that it can be difficult to find an apartment to rent after filing for bankruptcy. By following some proven strategies, however, it is often possible to locate a rental property in Florida after bankruptcy. The following will review some steps that you can take after filing for bankruptcy in Florida to greatly increase your chances of becoming an apartm[...]

Common Mistakes When Filing for Bankruptcy

  Bankruptcy is not a process to be entered into lightly. This is because bankruptcy can have a significant impact on a number of different aspects of your life. While bankruptcy can ultimately be advantageous to some people and offer them an opportunity to rebuild their credit, for others the bankruptcy process is much less pleasant. The following will review some of the common mistakes people make when filing for bankruptcy. Our hope is that you will avoid making these mistakes in the fut[...]

Enforcing the Automatic Stay

The decision to declare bankruptcy is not an easy one and many find themselves feeling overwhelmed or stressed by the decision or the process.  In most cases, the stress is two-fold: financial stress and emotional stress.  The emotional stress is often caused by, or at least exacerbated by the near constant reminder of debt from creditor calls and letters. The Bankruptcy Code has within it a provision that often helps alleviate some of this stress once bankruptcy is declared: the automatic sta[...]