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Bankruptcy Filing in Florida: Who will find out about it?

2017-01-20T00:06:02-05:00

Most likely only the creditors you list in your bankruptcy petition and anyone you tell yourself will find out if you file bankruptcy. I am not aware of a local publication or newspaper that lists people who filed bankruptcy. The only people I have ever seen listed are famous people or someone who has made the news for another reason. Even the Orlando Sentinel appears to only publish businesses that file bankruptcy, not individuals. But [...]

Bankruptcy Filing in Florida: Who will find out about it?2017-01-20T00:06:02-05:00

Tax Refunds And Bankruptcy In Florida

2017-01-20T00:06:04-05:00

Florida bankruptcy cases often involve the question of tax refunds. Will the trustee take the money? Yes, the trustee will take your tax refund. It does not matter if it is a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 filed in Florida. If you file a Chapter 7 case in Florida then you need to plan your bankruptcy filing before the case goes to court. Florida consumers may be able to exempt the refund in some situations. [...]

Tax Refunds And Bankruptcy In Florida2017-01-20T00:06:04-05:00

Meeting of Creditors and Filing Bankruptcy in Florida – Do I Have to Appear in Court?

2017-01-20T00:06:04-05:00

The Meeting of Creditors, or 341, is the "hearing" where your assigned trustee, and any creditors, are allowed to ask you questions related to the bankruptcy you filed. Filing for bankruptcy in Florida is a difficult decision, be it Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. Regardless of the type of bankruptcy you file, you will need to appear at the meeting of creditors. This sit-down usually takes place about 30-45 days after your bankruptcy has been [...]

Meeting of Creditors and Filing Bankruptcy in Florida – Do I Have to Appear in Court?2017-01-20T00:06:04-05:00