Monthly Archives: July 2017
How Does Filing For Chapter 13 Affect a Foreclosure Proceeding Against Me?
Many Miami-area residents fall behind on their mortgage payments. If you are in this situation and are now facing foreclosure, filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy may offer you a chance to keep your house. When you file for bankruptcy, the court issues an “automatic stay,” which prevents your creditors–including your mortgage lender–from taking any… Read More »
Can My Ex-Spouse Get a Domestic Violence Injunction Just by Asking for One?
A final judgment for protection in a Florida domestic violence case can be devastating for the defendant. Not only does a permanent injunction publicly tar you as an abuser–even if you never committed a violent act–it can affect your basic civil rights. Indeed, if you are an immigrant living in the U.S. you can… Read More »