Elements of the bankruptcy estate

By Marrero, Chamizo, Marcer Law, LP,

If an individual receives payment for services after filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, it may still be property of the bankruptcy estate. Florida residents may be interested in the finding of a bankruptcy judge in Massachusetts in that regard. In thecase that was decided on Aug. 17, an attorney received $10,000 from a client after…

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Which two months of the year see the most divorce filings?

By Marrero, Chamizo, Marcer Law, LP,

At this time of the year, parents are busy preparing and finalizing plans for the upcoming school year, making trips to discount stores for supplies, shopping malls for clothes and grocery stores for lunches. Interestingly enough, a recently released study by researchers at the University of Washington reveals that many of these parents might also…

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How Chapter 13 bankruptcy can help you – II

By Marrero, Chamizo, Marcer Law, LP,

Last week, we started discussing how an unforeseen event: divorce, loss of a job, debilitating injury, serious illness, etc. can wreak financial havoc on even the most financially prudent individuals, rapidly draining their bank accounts and pushing them toward the brink of insolvency. We also explained how those who find themselves in this situation should…

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Will I lose all of my assets if I file Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

By Marrero, Chamizo, Marcer Law, LP,

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is sometimes called “liquidation bankruptcy.” Many people take this to mean that the person who files bankruptcy will lose everything they own. This is not the case. In fact, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy can help you make sure you don’t lose everything you own. That’s why there are Florida Bankruptcy Laws that are…

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How Chapter 13 bankruptcy can help you

By Marrero, Chamizo, Marcer Law, LP,

While most people understandably believe their finances are secure enough to weather any problems that life may throw their way, this doesn’t always prove to be the case. Indeed, anything from the sudden loss of a job or a divorce filing to the onset of a serious injury or illness can rapidly drain bank accounts,…

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