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The HAVEN Act Excludes Certain VA and DOD Benefits in Bankruptcy

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

On August 23, 2019, the President of the United States signed the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019 (“HAVEN Act”) into law. The HAVEN Act amends the calculation of the current monthly income (CMI) in a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, as it excludes certain benefits paid by the Department… Read More »

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Is Bankruptcy the Cure for Outstanding Student Loans?

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

Many Florida college students face the same problem long after graduation – student loans. When the bills begin to pile up, it can feel like you’re drowning in student loan debt. For many, the thought of filing bankruptcy to help alleviate the pressure of these debts seems like a good solution. But is it?… Read More »

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Are All Taxes Forgiven During Bankruptcy in Florida?

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

Bankruptcy is designed to help people who find themselves under a vast amount of debt a way to get back on their feet and start over financially. This happens by discharging the debts they owe so that they no longer have a legal obligation to pay them. During this process, though, there are some… Read More »

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How Filing Bankruptcy in Florida Can Stop Wage Garnishment

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

Wage garnishments can make it very difficult to maintain a budget and effectively calculate your living expenses from month to month. In most cases, wage garnishment can last until a particular debt is repaid to a creditor. These debts can include child support, student loans, or any other debts that have been the subject… Read More »

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Facing A Medical Debt Lawsuit in Florida? Here’s How To Prepare

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

If you’re facing a lawsuit in Florida because of outstanding medical debt, it can feel like the odds are against you. In most cases, when a person is being sued by a debt collector it’s because they can’t afford to pay the outstanding bills they’ve accrued. When the creditor finally files a lawsuit against… Read More »

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A Non-Bankruptcy Workout Could Be The Solution You Need

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

For anyone facing the thought of filing bankruptcy, the entire ordeal can feel like the end of the road financially. While bankruptcy is in place to help individuals get back on track and resolve their debts, it’s still an overwhelming experience with some negative connotations, which results in many people opting not to file… Read More »

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When Is The Right Time To File For Personal Bankruptcy?

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

We’ve all heard a wide range of stories about people who have made the decision to file for personal bankruptcy to help resolve their debts and start over financially. If done correctly and at the appropriate time, bankruptcy can be the lifesaver an individual needs to get back on their feet. On the other… Read More »

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Strategies to Save Money When Facing Foreclosure

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

There are various options to choose from when homeowners are facing foreclosure, many of which may not be readily apparent to a stressed-out homeowner. Our West Palm Beach foreclosure attorneys will advise debtor homeowners on all available alternatives and arm them with the strongest defense in the foreclosure process. Remaining In The Home During… Read More »

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Valuing Personal Property in Bankruptcy

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

Completing forms accurately when filing for bankruptcy requires the assistance of a specialist with a thorough understanding of the legal paperwork and proceedings, especially when it comes to valuing personal property. Our West Palm Beach bankruptcy attorneys have knowledge and experience handling such documents and processes. It is a requirement when filling out the… Read More »

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Business Debts and Personal Liability

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

One question that our South Florida bankruptcy defense attorneys often encounter is: “Will I be held personally responsible for the debts of my business?.” For those who own businesses facing a mounting burden of debt or bankruptcy, there are two factors that will determine if they are personally liable: a written personal guarantee and… Read More »

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