Category Archives: Bankruptcy

How to Rebuild Credit After Bankruptcy – 5 Steps to Follow

  Bankruptcy provides an opportunity to start over financially, but rebuilding credit may be difficult at first. Learning how to rebuild credit after bankruptcy is important – in fact, it is essential. You do not want to wind up back … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Predictors of Divorce

  The day you say, “I Do” may already be one of the top 5 predictors of divorce – if you are still in your teens or your mid-30’s or older. Now, if you married at one of those times, … Continue reading

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Debt Consolidation vs. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

  If it seems as though you are drowning in a sea of debt and credit card bills, do not despair. There are options available that can help you get out from under the debts that seem only to get … Continue reading

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Mortgage Relief Following Hurricane Irma

  The days following a natural disaster the scope of Hurricane Irma are often consumed with getting life back together. Food, water, electricity, and clean up come long before thinking about bill payment and mortgage relief. In some hard-hit areas, … Continue reading

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The Dream Act of 2017: What Does it Mean?

    The bipartisan Dream Act of 2017 sponsored by Sen. Richard Durbin, D-IL, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. could provide a way for some young immigrants who arrived or stayed in the US illegally before the age of 18 … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

  When the creditors start calling, you have rights. Understanding bankruptcy and the fair debt collection practices act can help protect you from collectors making your life miserable. What is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act? The FDCPA is a … Continue reading

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Types of Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 vs. 13

The decision to file bankruptcy is not an easy one for anyone to make. If it seems as though you are drowning in debt, and there is no way out, filing for bankruptcy can help you get out from under … Continue reading

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Who Gets the Pets in a South Florida Divorce?

  You are fighting over a house, money, stocks, furniture, children, and even pets, but what category does your faithful friend fall into? Unlike children, whose welfare and rights the courts take into account, Fido or Fifi are viewed the … Continue reading

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Consequences of Dying Without a Will

  Many people never even consider the consequences of dying without a will, especially when they are still young. Unfortunately, this can cause quite a nightmare for those left behind when the unexpected happens. A good example of this is … Continue reading

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When Should I Choose Bankruptcy in South Florida?

Finances can be hard, and when you’re living with debt, things can be even harder. Sticking to a monthly budget is essentially impossible when major debts are part of the picture. At Brodzki Jacobs & Associates, PL, we understand that … Continue reading

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