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Thirty-two percent of Americans filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy have student loan debt

In the past 10 years, 8.7 million bankruptcy petitions were filed in the federal courts under Chapter 7, also known as liquidation bankruptcy. Of those, 2.8 million petitions—32 percent—carried student loan debt. Why is this significant? Student loan debt is almost impossible to eliminate in bankruptcy. Given a fallacy in the law, student loan debt […]

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As debt grows among older Americans, so do bankruptcy filings

The share of bankruptcy filers who are older than 65 is the highest it’s ever been. As the cost of living outpaces incomes, health care costs rise and debt swells, there’s been more than a two-fold increase in the rate of older Americans filing for bankruptcy, according to a new study. Debt among older Americans […]

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Bankruptcy and Bitcoin: Major national banks and bankruptcy attorneys alike need to understand cryptocurrencies

There’s no denying that in just the past few years, bitcoin, which initially had a tarnished reputation as digital currency associated with underground or illegal goods, has emerged and exploded on the financial markets as a legitimate and frequently used form of cryptocurrency. Many businesses, especially those large and small overseas, have begun to accept […]

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Verdicts and Settlements


$1.2 Million

Auto Accident Settlement

$1.6 Million

Wrongful Death Settlement

$11.1 Million

Settlement for motorcycle accident

Locations


Ft. Pierce Office
302 South Second Street
Ft. Pierce, FL 34950
Phone: (772) 464-4600
Fax: (772) 465-4747
Port St. Lucie Office
1887 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
Phone: (772) 344-7770
Fax: (772) 344-3838
Okeechobee Office
402 NW 3rd Street
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Phone: (863) 357-5800
Fax: (863) 763-2237
Vero Beach Office
2101 15th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 794-7774
Fax: (772) 794-7773