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 +

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 +

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 +

Top 10 Celebrities Who Filed 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 talk about 10 celebrities who have filed for bankruptcy in their lifetimes. Mike Tyson Starting off the list we have the former world heavyweight champion Mike “The Baddest Man on the Planet” Tyson. Over his fighting career he has had a total of 58 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 +

Bankruptcy Cost

What does a bankruptcy cost? This is a common question asked by not only persons who contact my office but is a commonly search term by those investigating the possibility of filing bankruptcy. Many bankruptcy attorneys understandably, will not discuss the cost of a bankruptcy before they have met with the prospective client, and fully analyzed their case. Any given bankruptcy is either slightly or dramatically different from any other given bankruptcy. Therefore, it may be difficult and inappropriate to quote a cost for bankruptcy Read More +

Expert In Bankruptcy

An expert in bankruptcy can be found in Weller Legal Group. Mr. Weller is considered by many in the legal and public realms to be the premier bankruptcy attorney in the greater Tampa region. Mr. Weller has been practicing bankruptcy law since his admission to the Florida Bar in 1993. Mr. Weller only represents debtors in bankruptcy proceedings, and primarily focuses his representation in matters relating to Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Although there are few attorneys in the State of Florida with the Read More +

Bankruptcy Fraud: Investigation Of Bankruptcy Fraud

PART II According to the US Department of Justice, 10% of Bankruptcy filings contain some element of Bankruptcy Fraud. The US Trustee Office is one of the primary organs of the government that is responsible for the investigation of Bankruptcy Fraud. Most, if not all, of the Bankruptcy Courts in the United States will have attached, a local office of the US Trustee. The President of the United States is ostensibly the highest officer given function of administering the federal laws of the United States. Read More +