chapter 7

Florida Bankrutcy Exemptions

10/13/13

Miami Personal Bankruptcy Lawyer Jordan E. Bublick has over 25 years of experience in filing chapter 13 and chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. His office is in Miami at 1221 Brickell Ave., 9th Fl., Miami and may be reached at (305) 891-4055. www.bublicklaw.com  

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Changing Your Car Value After Filing Bankruptcy

09/09/13

Bankruptcy debtors are bound by the information on their bankruptcy petition, and debtors should not assume they can edit financial information to protect assets after the bankruptcy trustee requires the assets to be turned over.

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Debtor’s Machine Gun in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

08/03/13

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee is supposed to gather and sell all non-exempt personal property of significant value. Sometimes there are practical considerations that lead most trustees to leave valuable assets for the debtor.

One of my Chapter 7 bankruptcy clients owned a military-grade machine gun. The stated that the machine gun was worth at least $8,000. The machine gun would be non-exempt in this debtor’s bankruptcy.

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The Privilege Is All Mine: What Happens To A Corporation's Attorney-Client Privilege In Bankruptcy?

07/29/13

It's well-established that a corporation has an attorney-client privilege and can assert it to keep communications between the corporation and its attorneys confidential. When a corporation is solvent, its officers and directors maintain the right to assert -- or waive -- the attorney-client privilege on behalf of the corporation, and control who has access to privileged communications.

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The Privilege Is All Mine: What Happens To A Corporation’s Attorney-Client Privilege In Bankruptcy?

07/29/13

It’s well-established that a corporation has an attorney-client privilege and can assert it to keep communications between the corporation and its attorneys confidential. When a corporation is solvent, its officers and directors maintain the right to assert — or waive — the attorney-client privilege on behalf of the corporation, and control who has access to privileged communications.

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The Privilege Is All Mine: What Happens To A Corporation’s Attorney-Client Privilege In Bankruptcy?

07/29/13

It’s well-established that a corporation has an attorney-client privilege and can assert it to keep communications between the corporation and its attorneys confidential. When a corporation is solvent, its officers and directors maintain the right to assert — or waive — the attorney-client privilege on behalf of the corporation, and control who has access to privileged communications.

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Protecting The Home When One Spouse Files Chapter 7: New Residents

07/23/13

I received an inquiry from prospective bankruptcy clients who had moved to Florida from New York just over six months and had purchased jointly a Florida homestead. The wife had substantial unsecured debts and wanted to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

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When Does Failure To Repay Loan Amount to Theft?

06/20/13

When someone borrows money from another person and then is unable, or simply unwilling, to pay back the loan the lender can feel that the borrower stole his money or defrauded him out of money. Can a creditor challenge the Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge of a personal loan on the basis of theft, fraud, embezzlement, or like theory?

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Negotiate Great Deals on Electronics and Other Secured Debts While in Bankruptcy

06/06/13

Did you know that your time in Chapter 7 is an ideal time to negotiate extremely favorable buy outs or payment terms for secured debts?  Because you have the option to surrender secured collateral that may have lost significant value, secured creditors are usually willing to accept pennies on the dollar.

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Trustee’s Rights to Fees Paid to Debtor As Personal Representative of Probate Estate

05/08/13

I received a call from an estate and probate attorney about one of his probate clients who filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Florida. The bankruptcy debtor had been appointed as personal representative of an estate before he had filed bankruptcy. Estate administration is ongoing.

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