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A dismissed bankruptcy is a bankruptcy case that is no longer active and was not completed. Essentially, a dismissed bankruptcy is a case that was thrown out by the judge. This usually happens because you did not comply with what the bankruptcy court asked you to do. Generally, this could mean that you did not attend your 341 meeting or that you did not provide the required documents to the Trustee. A bankruptcy case could…
When you file for bankruptcy, any vehicle you own is property of your bankruptcy estate. This means that unless your vehicle is financed or exempt, it may be taken in bankruptcy if you do not take steps to protect it. The bankruptcy code provides ways that you may be able to protect your vehicle with your personal property exemption. If your vehicle is financed, you need to figure out if you owe more than the…
When you file for bankruptcy, any vehicle you own is property of your bankruptcy estate. This means that unless your vehicle is financed or exempt, it may be taken in bankruptcy if you do not take steps to protect it. The bankruptcy code provides ways that you may be able to protect your vehicle with your personal property exemption. If your vehicle is financed, you need to figure out if you owe more than the…
If you follow Feher Law, you know we are animal lovers. We dress them up, we take them to the doctor, sometimes we even refer to them as “kids”. Having to address dogs and divorce is a sad and harsh reality. As much as Feher Law loves dogs, Florida law does not love dogs the same way we do. Under Florida law, pets are considered property. This means that the courts will address your pets…
If you follow Feher Law, you know we are animal lovers. We dress them up, we take them to the doctor, sometimes we even refer to them as “kids”. Having to address dogs and divorce is a sad and harsh reality. As much as Feher Law loves dogs, Florida law does not love dogs the same way we do. Under Florida law, pets are considered property. This means that the courts will address your pets…
If you are a divorced individual, you will need to provide certain paperwork to the Court in order to prove that you are legally divorced and eligible to become married. This list applies whether you are marrying someone new or even if you are remarrying your former spouse. Here are the documents you need to provide: A Marriage License Application – A Marriage License is issued under state law. Each county in the state will…
If you are a divorced individual, you will need to provide certain paperwork to the Court in order to prove that you are legally divorced and eligible to become married. This list applies whether you are marrying someone new or even if you are remarrying your former spouse. Here are the documents you need to provide: A Marriage License Application – A Marriage License is issued under state law. Each county in the state will…
Florida’s bankruptcy districts Finding out what bankruptcy district you are in is pretty simple. We just need to look in the right place. Bankruptcy is a federal court proceeding. You will need to look for the federal court district for where you live. In the state of Florida, we have three federal districts – the Northern District of Florida, the Middle District of Florida, and the Southern District of Florida. You will need to file…
Florida’s bankruptcy districts Finding out what bankruptcy district you are in is pretty simple. We just need to look in the right place. Bankruptcy is a federal court proceeding. You will need to look for the federal court district for where you live. In the state of Florida, we have three federal districts – the Northern District of Florida, the Middle District of Florida, and the Southern District of Florida. You will need to file…
The lawyer answer is – it depends. The student loans will either be a marital debt – required to be split between you and your spouse as marital debt (along with all the other debts) – or it will be non-marital debt and remain your sole liability. The court will look to determine when the student loans were taken out by the student. If all the student loans were taken out prior to the date…