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Creditors Beware: Married Couples Claiming Homestead Protection on Two Residences May Avoid a Forced Sale

Florida’s homestead exemption protects a married couple’s primary residence from forced sale to satisfy a judgment lien, but what happens when spouses retain two properties as their individual primary residences, claiming...more

Bankruptcy & Credit Cards – How Long Until My Wages Are Garnished?

A big fear for many prior to bankruptcy is the thought of having wages garnished. This is a well-founded worry as in Arizona up to 25% of each paycheck can be garnished and paid to your creditors. However, what most people...more

Bankruptcy & Foreclosure – Foreclosure Mess Not Over Yet

I came across an article MSNBC’s website about the foreclosure mess that we are all currently living through that estimated there have been 5 million homes foreclosed on this the Great Recession started. Considering that the...more

Don’t Give It Away – Beware of Transferring Assets Prior to Filing Bankruptcy

Despite the George Strait song, you can’t just “give it away” when it comes to bankruptcy. A common question I get in bankruptcy consultations is whether you can simply “give” away your assets to a family member or take your...more

Bankruptcy Process - Credit Unions & Cross Collateralization Agreements in Bankruptcy

Credit Unions – Good Cop/Bad Cop When times are good your credit union can seem like they are your best friend. However, if times get bad, the credit union may be your most unforgiving creditor. Credit unions have...more

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