Bankruptcy And Evictions

Prior to the enactment of the 2005 Bankruptcy Abuse and Consumer Protection Act, the filing of a bankruptcy generally operating as a stay of eviction proceedings. In bankruptcy, this is referred to as the automatic stay. Today, the bankruptcy filing: Does not stay or stop an eviction order or a judgment for possession; If there is no judgment for possession or eviction the bankruptcy filing generally means the eviction is at least temporarily stopped or stayed; The bankruptcy filing does not stay eviction proceedings if Read More +

Determining Applicable Exemptions In Bankruptcy

STEPS 1. Bankruptcy Code Section 522 states that in determining what Exemptions the Debtor shall apply, whether Federal or State Exemptions, one must refer to Bankruptcy Code Section 522(b)(3)(A). The applicable Bankruptcy Section states that the Domicile of the Debtor for the 730 days preceding the filing of the Bankruptcy Petition determines the applicable Exemption. Domicile is generally defined as the place where the Debtor intends to make his or her permanent home. 2. If the Debtor’s Domicile was not in a single State for Read More +

Tampa Bankruptcy Attorney Explains Tampa And Hillsborough County Coronavirus Executive Orders

I am an attorney who primarily practices bankruptcy. The legality of Executive Orders issued by various governmental entities or officials is not a subject to which I devote much effort. Ask a question about bankruptcy and I am likely to know the answer. There are attorneys and persons who are not attorneys who are better versed on the legality of such executive orders. This article will not address the legality or enforceability of the executive order administered in Hillsborough County and Tampa. On July 7, Read More +

Coronavirus May Lead To Record Bankruptcy Levels?

The Coronavirus is spreading throughout the entire world. Governments have locked down countries, airlines are not flying, and people are ravaging supermarkets to stock up on basic supplies. What does this virus mean for the world and the future? At this moment in time there is going to be stimulus checks going out to low income earners over the next few months. Even with this stimulus check, these small amounts most likely will just help with just buying some groceries. For most people this check Read More +

Coronavirus And The Impending Small Business Bankruptcies

As the coronavirus spreads rapidly across the world, the Chinese and other country’s supply chain problems are not the only problem anymore. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has asked for the suspension of the gathering of ten or more people in one place. Various stores, bars, and restaurants in the U.S. and other countries are closed for business. There may be a curfew in place shortly with other social distancing measures being enforced to slow down the spread of the virus. Some 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 +

Seffner Florida Bankruptcy Attorney

For those in Seffner Florida our Bankruptcy Attorneys are available daily at our Tampa Office. Our Tampa Florida Office is located at 4100 West Kennedy Boulevard in Tampa, Florida. The Office is equidistant between the intersections of Dale Mabry Highway and Lois Avenue, on Kennedy Boulevard. The most prominent local landmark is Jimbo’s BBQ, which is across the street from the building wherein our Office is located. We also have Law Offices in Clearwater, Port Richey, and Lakeland, Florida. Weller Legal Group was founded in Read More +

Lutz Florida Bankruptcy Attorney

If you live or work in Lutz, Florida and are seeking a Bankruptcy Attorney, then Weller Legal Group may be able to help. The Bankruptcy Attorneys and Paralegals at Weller Legal Group have knowledge and experience in most matters relating to Bankruptcy Law, including Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is commonly referred to as a Straight Bankruptcy or Straight Bankruptcy. In a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, the Debtor is seeking to Discharge his or her Unsecured Debts. Discharge Read More +

Gibsonton Florida Bankruptcy Attorney

Gibsonton Florida residents seeking a Bankruptcy Attorney need look no farther. Jay Weller has represented many Clients from Gibsonton Florida, Hillsborough County and the surrounding Counties, since he began the practice of Law in 1993. Mr. Weller has always represented Debtors and Debtors exclusively, in Bankruptcy Proceedings. At Weller Legal Group our whole practice is devoted to the representation of Debtors in Bankruptcy and Debt Related Matters. Our Bankruptcy Attorneys are equipped to represent Debtors in all areas relating to Bankruptcy including Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Read More +

Debt Relief Center Tampa Bankruptcy

We are considered a Debt Relief Center under the 2005 Bankruptcy Reform and Consumer Protection Act. In fact, all Attorneys providing Debt Relief Services are considered Debt Relief Centers, under this Act. There have been a numerous court cases that have challenged this nomenclature. An Attorney is an Attorney and not a Debt Relief Center. Jay Weller has been a Bankruptcy Attorney since 1993. Since 1993, Mr. Weller’s entire legal practice has been the representation of Debtors, and Debtors only, in Bankruptcy Proceedings, most prominently Read More +