How can I find out if my ex spouse or business partner filed Bankruptcy?

If the individual lives in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Middle District of Florida there is a toll free number you can call: Voice Case Info. System McVCIS provides basic case information concerning deadlines such as case opening and closing date, discharge date and whether a case has assets or not. McVCIS is accessible 24…


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.

From the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida: “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. If you are suffering, or if you know someone who is suffering, there are…


Is a new Chapter 14 in the Bankruptcy Code for distressed financial companies near?

Full article,visit: http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/SubmissionsArticle.aspx?submissionid=224977.xml “Here, Conti-Brown lauded the Treasury department’s recommendation to create a new Chapter 14 in the Bankruptcy Code for distressed financial companies. A Treasury report released last week stated that Dodd-Frank’s provision of an Orderly Liquidation Authority (OLA) may be insufficient to deal with the unique challenges of large, interconnected financial companies. At the same time,…


I often recommend that Debtor’s get a secured credit card after filing Bankruptcy to help build their credit. How exactly does this work?

Below is a great resource.  I also suggest you talk with your Bank and see if they can help you. https://www.experian.com/blogs/ask-experian/how-does-the-deposit-in-a-secured-card-work/?ty=ccall&pc=crm_exp_0&cc=emm_p_m_act_99980120180306_mktfttPaidSecure_20180306_x_101


Florida Bill of Rights: Freezing your Credit Report, Pros and Cons.

Information Regarding State Laws Florida Residents FLORIDA BILL OF RIGHTS As of July 1, 2006 you have a right to place a “security freeze” on your consumer report, which will prohibit a consumer reporting agency from releasing any information in your consumer report without your express authorization. A security freeze must be requested in writing…


Beware of “imposter” Websites claiming to provide you with 3 Free Credit Reports

From The FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION A Warning About “Imposter” Websites Only one website is authorized to fill orders for the free annual credit report you are entitled to under law — annualcreditreport.com. Other websites that claim to offer “free credit reports,” “free credit scores,” or “free credit monitoring” are not part of the legally mandated…