Bankruptcy is a mechanism governed by federal law which allows individuals or corporations to obtain relief from debts that they cannot afford to pay.
Under Chapter 7, the debtor’s assets / personal property are liquidated /sold and the proceeds are used to pay creditors. Read more
Chapter 13 bankruptcy typically applies to individuals who have enough money to pay their living expenses, but not enough income to completely/promptly pay other outstanding debts.
An experienced bankruptcy attorney can assist you in finding a fresh start
People talk openly about financial and economic problems, but there is little open discussion about the toll financial hardship can take on a person’s health. Financial stress is a leading cause of depression and other significant health issues, both mental and physical. The toll financial stress takes on a person often is not outwardly visible and can silently intensify.
Inside March 2017’s Florida Bar Journal, covering “Pro Bono in Florida,” U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida Catherine Peek McEwen speaks about the ‘Baskin-Robbins of Law’ and
I have had an unusually high number of clients contacting me due to losing their job after a car accident they were involved in
Sherry F. Ellis has been interested in helping improve other people’s lives since she her early days as Director of one the Adolescent Chemical Unit at a local Residential Psychiatric Facility. After practicing in the mental health field, Ms. Ellis saw the barriers that people in need encountered in the legal process and decided that she could make an even bigger difference by combining her experience with a degree in law.