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You can certainly file for divorce without knowing your spouse’s location. The problem becomes whether a court will grant you a divorce without notifying your spouse. This is the basic concept of due process. You cannot do something in the courts if you do not let the other person know. The court is going to look to you to see what efforts you made to try and locate your spouse.   When you begin a…
As a bankruptcy attorney, I rarely advocate for people to co-sign any debt for another person. The rare situation in which co-signing may be acceptable would be for spouses to co-sign on a debt for the other. This is because there could be recourse for the spouses to address the debt in a possible future divorce if things go south in the marriage due to the debt. Other than that, just don’t. Don’t co-sign for…
The difference between a Petition Preparer and an Attorney is clearly summed up in the old adage, “you get what you pay for”. Cost is often the most important factor for people when deciding to hire a lawyer. However, many people do not realize that the cost of having your case done incorrectly is often times worse than the cost. Having your case done wrong cannot often be fixed. Here are the explanations of, pros,…
https://binged.it/36b6W4r Emily Schroll joined Feher Law on January 2, 2019 as a Legal Assistant. At the time she was a student studying to become a paralegal. In August 2019, we celebrated her promotion to Paralegal. Though it has only been one year, it seems as if Emily has been part of the Feher Law team for years. All firms need intelligent and dedicated employees like Emily. She is an essential part of our success. Please…
We are proud to share that the 2020 Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award honoree for the Sixth Judicial Circuit (Pinellas and Pasco Counties) is Kristina Feher. Kristina Feher, a bankruptcy and family law attorney, is the managing member of Feher Law in St. Petersburg, Florida. Each year, the Florida Supreme Court and The Florida Bar give special recognition to lawyers, groups and members of the judiciary who have freely given their time and…
After spending over a decade in the field of education, I have learned a large amount this past year as a paralegal in a family law firm. In education, I was always told the key is to “not take things personally”. I have heard the same advice in the legal field as well. Through the years, I have learned that philosophy is not going to help me become highly effective in what I am doing.…
There are 2 things to consider when we discuss “which” court you should file in. First, we need to consider which level of court you should file in. Second, we need to consider which geographic location of a court you should file in. This situation addresses where to file when both spouses live in Florida. First, divorces are handled in Circuit Courts, as opposed to small claims or county courts. A Florida Court can only…
There are 2 things to consider when we discuss “which” court you should file in. First, we need to consider which level of court you should file in. Second, we need to consider which geographic location of a court you should file in. This situation addresses where to file when both spouses live in Florida. First, divorces are handled in Circuit Courts, as opposed to small claims or county courts. A Florida Court can only…
A meeting of creditors is called a “341 Meeting” because that is the section of the Bankruptcy Code that requires the meeting to be held. A Meeting is where a Debtor appears before the Trustee to answer questions about their petition, schedules, and statements, under oath.   The meeting is also an opportunity for the Trustee to review the information you provided, confirm the information is correct, and ask any additional questions they may have.…
Our easy to follow flow chart can assist individuals or married couples who are interested in filing for bankruptcy. Whether you choose to have an attorney represent you, the process is still the same. If you have questions about the process, questions about whether filing bankruptcy is right for you, consider meeting with a bankruptcy attorney to discuss your options. At Feher Law, there is no charge or fee for bankruptcy consultations. The post How