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Closing a Restaurant in Tampa Bay

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Closing a Restaurant or Bar in Tampa Bay? The COVID-19 virus has wreaked financial havoc for bars and restaurants in Tampa.   On  March 17, 2020, the Governor ordered all bars to be closed temporarily, and restaurants could only provide take-out services.  Many business owners decided to close down completely.  This was of course a… Read More »

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Chapter 7 Bad Faith Filing and Criminal Fraud

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When you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy as an individual or as a business entity, you are expected to file for bankruptcy in good faith. In other words, whether you are filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy as a sole proprietor or as a larger business like an LLC or a corporation, the U.S. Bankruptcy… Read More »

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COVID-19 SBA Loans and Personal Guarantees

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Many businesses in the Tampa Bay area have struggled as a result of the COVID-19 emergency, and some are considering bankruptcy. As a result of the Florida governor’s stay-at-home order, businesses that were not identified as “essential” could not remain open with regular hours and regular employees. For those non-essential businesses, the coronavirus pandemic… Read More »

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Chapter 11 Bankruptcies and Commercial Leases in Shopping Centers

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Shopping centers in the Tampa Bay area house many different types of businesses, from restaurants and bars to retail establishments. When a business in a Tampa Bay shopping center files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, there are numerous issues that both the business owner and the commercial landlord will need to consider. While the business… Read More »

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Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: How Attorneys Have to Get Court Approval for Payment of Fees

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Chapter 11 bankruptcy is a particular type of reorganization bankruptcy that is used largely by businesses in order to reorganize debt. In some cases, individuals will also file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy if they want to reorganize their debts but do not qualify for Chapter 13 bankruptcy because their secured or unsecured debts exceed… Read More »

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Car Titles and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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If you are thinking about filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the Tampa Bay area, you probably have questions about how your bankruptcy will affect your personal vehicle. Given that most Tampa residents rely on their vehicles to get to work and to get around the city more generally, the prospect of losing a… Read More »

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Common Misconceptions About Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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When you have significant debts that you just can’t pay, filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy might be a good option to help get your financial life back on track. In the Tampa area, consumers with high credit card bills and piling medical debts file for personal bankruptcy everyday. Yet many Floridians have heard myths… Read More »

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Retail Commercial Leases in Chapter 11 Small Business Cases

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If you run a small business in the Tampa Bay area and are considering Chapter 11 bankruptcy, we know that you have many questions about moving forward with your business. For instance, can you keep your business open throughout Chapter 11 bankruptcy? Will any of your business assets need to be liquidated? And perhaps… Read More »

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Chapter 7 for The Small Business Owner

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy for The Small Business Owner Part One:  Why Would a Small Business Need to File A Bankruptcy? A colleague asked me this morning why a small business would need to file a bankruptcy, instead of simply closing down and walking away.  Of course the owner might be facing personal guarantees for… Read More »

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Exceptions to the Chapter 7 Means Test for Non-Consumer Debt

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When you are planning to file for bankruptcy as a result of your business debts, there are many issues you will need to consider. For instance, what type of business structure do you have, and will bankruptcy result in you filing for personal bankruptcy in addition to filing on behalf of your business? When… Read More »

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