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Demystifying the Bankruptcy Process-Part 1

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Demystifying the Bankruptcy Process-Part 1

Many clients and prospective clients contact us and ask common questions based on advice from their relatives or a “friend of a friend.”  These blog entries will dispel common myths and educate you on the general process of bankruptcy in Florida.

QUESTION: Will I lose my Home if I file Bankruptcy in Florida?

There are two types of consumer bankruptcy: Chapter 7 (Liquidation) and Chapter 13 (Reorganization for Wage Earners).  One of the benefits of consumer bankruptcy is that it allows extraordinary relief that cannot be accomplished outside of bankruptcy.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

First, Florida allows an unlimited exemption for your homestead property which allows you to protect from creditor (and Bankruptcy Trustee) claims.

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Steven Wallace, EsqDemystifying the Bankruptcy Process-Part 1
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