A Federal Tax Intercept is an interception of any refund you are receiving from your tax return by the Internal Revenue Service to pay off government debt. Federal Student Loans are such a government debt which may result in a tax intercept. Typically, you will not receive any specific advance notice of the intent to […]
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Can I Go to Jail If I Don’t Pay My Debts?
Many people think they can go to jail (debtor’s prison) for not paying their debts. This is not true. It is your right to ignore a lawsuit, if you want to – up to a certain point. I don’t think that is a very good strategy, but it is your right. If for whatever reason […]
Does the Bankruptcy Trustee Come to My Home?
No, the bankruptcy trustee, in either chapter 7 or chapter 13, does not come to your home. Pretty quick answer, right? In over a thousand Florida bankruptcy filings to my name, only 1 client has had a bankruptcy trustee’s representative appear at the debtor’s home for an inspection. This was due to a misunderstanding at […]
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Your Car Payment
Florida Chapter 13 cases often come with questions about cars. Our clients frequently own or are financing an automobile, and are worried about losing their car when they file a Chapter 13 case. The good news is that when you file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Florida, there may be a way to get relief from […]