Monthly Archives: October 2017
Are Tax Debts Dischargeable in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
While a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is designed to give a debtor a “fresh start,” that does not necessarily mean that you can eliminate all of your outstanding debts. Congress exempts a number of categories of debt from discharge through bankruptcy. Not surprisingly, one such exemption covers tax debts owed to the government itself. According… Read More »
What Is a “Habitual Traffic Offender” Under Florida Law?
Traffic violations are not the type of offenses we often think of as serious crimes. But too many traffic violations can be a major problem. For example, under Florida law a person can be charged as a “habitual traffic offender”–a third-degree felony–if they have at least 15 convictions for “moving traffic offenses for which… Read More »