A distinguished elderly gentleman who had led an exciting life in show business walked into my office. He was retired now, on a fixed income with medical bills and living expenses. The residuals he had been receiving from affiliates in Chicago were dwindling. He felt terrible but knew Bankruptcy was the only option to ease…
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida has a page titled, “Emotional Support.” Visit their website for a list of services that may help you through these difficult times. http://www.flmb.uscourts.gov/support/
our Middle District ranking in Bankruptcy Filings and Florida’s special mortgage modification mediation program under Ch. 13 that is so successful. The Judge points out how this Mortgage Modification Program in Chapter 13, helps the elderly. https://floridabar.org/DIVCOM/JN/JNJournal01.nsf/8c9f13012b96736985256aa900624829/658c82d4c1ed6c41852580ce00542989?OpenDocument
Loss of Job, health or spouse are the major reasons people need to file a Bankruptcy. Three different people I spoke with suffered from a terrible car accident where they injured by another driver texting and driving. The aftermath can be devasting. It’s a good reminder for all of us.