Congress Support For Student Loans During The Coronavirus Pandemic

The CARES Act was passed by the US Congress in April. This massive stimulus package was announced in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the economic downturn as a result of the spread of the crisis. The act has provided crucial relief to student loan borrowers. It has suspended all the payments and interests on the federal student loans which are held by the government. Congress has stopped all the collection activity for the defaulted federal loans also. Implementation of CARES Act for student loans Read More +

Bankruptcy Treatment Of Private School Expenses

INTRODUCTION Parents may seek to matriculate their minor children in private schools for various reasons, including religious purposes, lack of confidence in the available public schools, and alternatively, the belief that the available private school offers a better education than the pertinent public school. The question in arises, in Bankruptcy, as to whether the debtor may deduct his or her expenses related to the debtor’s child or children’s private school enrollment. The ability to deduct such expenses may determine whether the debtor is able to Read More +

Town N Country Florida Bankruptcy Attorney

Those looking for a reputable Bankruptcy Attorney in the area of Town N Country, in Tampa, Florida, need look no farther. Weller Legal Group has been representing Debtors, and only Debtors, in Bankruptcy Proceedings since its founding in 1993. Jay Weller and Weller Legal Group have represented many thousands of Clients in Bankruptcy matters, including Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Bankruptcy may provide some advantages to a Debtor including the stoppage of Foreclosures, Wage Garnishments, Lawsuits, and Repossessions. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy may stop Read More +

Trinity Florida Bankruptcy Attorney

Seeking Bankruptcy Attorney in Trinity, Florida. The Bankruptcy Attorneys and Paralegals of Weller Legal Group have been serving the community of Trinity, Florida in Bankruptcy proceedings, including Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. We are equipped to represent Debtors in any matter relating to Bankruptcy, including the filing and completion of any form of Bankruptcy. From more simple matters, such as the filing of a no-asset Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, to the more complex, such as Adversary Proceedings, Weller Legal Group has been serving Trinity Read More +

Wesley Chapel Florida Bankruptcy Attorney

Need a Bankruptcy Attorney in Wesley Chapel, Florida? Since 1993, Weller Legal Group has been representing many in the Wesley Chapel community and the greater Tampa Bay region, in all matters relating to Bankruptcy, including Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is usually employed by Debtors seeking to Discharge or eliminate Unsecured Debts, such as Credit Cards, Medical Bills, Deficiencies on Automobile Loans, Signature Loans, and other forms of Debts not secured by collateral. There are certain requirements in order 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 +

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 +

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 +

Should I File For Bankruptcy? – Reasons Why Bankruptcy May Be Right For You

The decision to file for bankruptcy is a tough one no matter how you cut it. Going through the bankruptcy process takes time and money. Once a petition is filed, a person’s entire financial situation is a matter of public record and open to others. The process will take an emotional toll on the filer and his/her family and loved ones as well. So – again – the decision to file for bankruptcy is a tough one. One that should not be taken lightly and Read More +

Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention & Consumer Protection Act Of 2005 (bapcpa) Part Ii

Part II – Changes in Bankruptcy Law [See related articles on this blog: The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention & Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA), “Part I, Rationales” &Part III The “Means Test in Bankruptcy”] The enactment of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention & Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) in April, 2005, wrought significant changes in the law embodied in Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. Changes were also affected in Chapter 13 of the code, but such changes in that section were not as broad or as Read More +