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Bankruptcy Basics: What To Know

Last Updated: Saturday, April 25, 2020

There is plenty of misleading and incorrect information on the Internet. Everyone seems to know something about bankruptcy. If you are facing a financial crisis, it's best to seek out unbiased information to help you decide if bankruptcy is the solution to your debt problem.

Our website is intended to provide a basic understanding of bankruptcy and the debt relief process. The solution to debt problems always begins with information.

When you visit one of our two conveniently located bankruptcy law offices, either in Fort Lauderdale or in Gainesville, you will receive sound, practical advice and accurate information, not glitz. We are highly experienced and have been representing all sides (creditors, debtors, and trustees) for a long time and know how to help you get immediate assistance.

Many individuals throughout the state are suffering from overwhelming debt as a result of a job loss, because they suffered an injury or medical event which resulted in extensive medical bills, or as a result of any number of other life circumstances ‑‑ both within and outside of their control.

You should know that there may be various options for debt relief and that often (but not always) the best option may very well be bankruptcy. While that option may sound intimidating, it doesn't have to be with the proper guidance ‑‑ and it has been an option for Americans since the very founding of the nation. The United States Constitution itself expressly authorized Congress to establish a uniform set of bankruptcy laws for our country. So while the idea of having to file bankruptcy may be new to you due to unfortunate circumstances, it has been recognized as legitimate, indeed necessary, component of our society since 1788.

At The Salkin Law Firm, we are committed to helping those who have been affected by the downturn in the economy through bankruptcy law. Chapter 7 will allow you to rebuild and re‑establish your credit.

Usually within months of concluding your bankruptcy, your credit score should begin to rebuild and you may be able to apply for a car loan or credit card immediately, and a home loan within a year after filing a bankruptcy. Getting a financial fresh start is possible and we are available to help you.

We take a hands‑on approach to handling your bankruptcy and work very hard to get you out of your stressful situation.

Ms. Salkin and her staff have handled thousands of bankruptcies, including complex Chapter 7 cases, high‑net‑worth and income earner filings, homes with foreclosure sales set within one week, and cases with an impending tax sale. We take prompt action and work to obtain a result that best fits your particular case.

Please call us to schedule your appointment for a Free Bankruptcy Consultation at one of our two conveniently located bankruptcy law offices either in Fort Lauderdale or Gainesville.