Tampa Bankruptcy

Considering Bankruptcy and live or work in Tampa? Weller Legal Group was founded by Jay Weller in 1993. For more than 25 years, Jay Weller has represented thousands of clients in Bankruptcy proceedings. Mr. Weller represents debtors only. The Bankruptcy Attorneys at Weller Legal are experienced and knowledgeable in all matters relating to Bankruptcy, including Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 12 Bankruptcy, and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. Today, many Americans are facing overbearing burdens of credit card debts, medical bills, and high interest loans. Read More +

Medical Debts Are Forcing Bankruptcy

The cost of medical services in America is at ridiculous levels. The current rates for medical care are extremely high and only seem to be increasing each and every year going into the future. It is estimated that over 500,000 Americans file for bankruptcy each year due to medical debts. Even President Obama mentioned in his 2009 State of the Union address, that a medical bankruptcy occurs approximately every 30 seconds in the United States. This is a staggering number and it seems that this Read More +

Treatment Of Garnishments In Florida In And Outside Of Bankruptcy

Garnishment of property or wages for unpaid debts can make a difficult financial situation even harder. In Florida, the rules and procedures of garnishment are controlled by Florida Statute Chapter 77, as well as the federal Consumer Credit Protection Act at 15 U.S. Code § 1673 Specific rules for garnishment apply to special kinds of debts like back taxes, student loans, and domestic support obligations (child support and alimony). In Florida, anyone who sues to recover a debt or obtains a judgement against another party has Read More +

New Student Loan Modification Program In Central Florida Bankruptcy

Student loan debt is a huge concern for many Floridians engaged in the bankruptcy process. Traditionally it has been extremely difficult for a debtor to discharge student loan debt in a bankruptcy case, barring an extensive showing of “undue hardship”. However, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida has recently created the Student Loan Modification Program which allows debtors and creditors to work together to develop modified repayment plans of student loan debt in the bankruptcy setting. The Student Loan Modification Read More +

Bankruptcy Chapter 7

Each year thousands of Americans will decide to file for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. In 2017, it is estimated that over 500,000 people in the United States filed for a bankruptcy. Filing for bankruptcy is nothing to be ashamed about and can even be a great start to a fresh new beginning. Throughout this article, we at The Weller Legal Group are going to provide you with valuable information in regards to the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy topic. What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is Read More +

Dischargeable Vs. Non-dischargeable Debts

Many Americans today will have to file for a bankruptcy at some point in their lives. The two most common types of bankruptcies for individuals to file in the United States is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. In this article we are going to discuss the key differences between dischargeable debts and non-dischargeable debts, while including some examples of each type. Hopefully after reading this article you will get a better understanding of the differences between the two types of debts that are Read More +

The Average Millionaire Filed Bankruptcy 3.5 Times?

Going through a bankruptcy can be a stressful and time-consuming situation. We at The Weller Legal Group are here to help make the bankruptcy process easier and more efficient for you and your family. A common statement in the bankruptcy world is that, “the average millionaire will file for bankruptcy 3.5 times in their lifetime.” In this article, we are going to discuss this topic of how many times millionaires will file for bankruptcy in America? Millionaire Facts In this section we are going to Read More +

Qualifying For A Mortgage After Bankruptcy

Buying a home one day is part of the American dream for a lot of people living in the United States. Many people who are thinking about going through the bankruptcy process are concerned if it will affect their chances of getting a home loan in the future. Going through a bankruptcy can be a stressful and time-consuming situation. We at The Weller Legal Group are here to help make the bankruptcy process easier and more efficient for you and your family. In this article Read More +

10 Questions To Ask My Bankruptcy Attorney

Going through a bankruptcy can be a stressful and time-consuming situation. We at The Weller Legal Group are here to help make the bankruptcy process easier and more efficient for you and your family. In this article we are going to discuss 10 very important questions that you should ask your bankruptcy attorney before you decide to hire them to represent you. What Is Your Experience? There are many bankruptcy attorneys out there that are licensed today, but not all are created equal. It is Read More +

10 Benefits Of Bankruptcy

Going through a bankruptcy can be a stressful and time-consuming situation. We at The Weller Legal Group are here to help make the bankruptcy process easier and more efficient for you and your family. In this article we are going to discuss 10 benefits of going through the bankruptcy process. No More Calls When you file for a bankruptcy this will trigger what is known as an automatic stay. An automatic stay will prevent creditors from taking the necessary actions to collect their debts. This Read More +