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COVID Medical Expenses and Discharges Medical Bills in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

By Samantha L. Dammer |

Millions of Americans are experiencing significant financial difficulties as a result of the pandemic and are considering bankruptcy.  This is including individuals and small business owners in the Tampa Bay area. For many Tampa-area residents, financial problems are compounded by illness due to COVID-19. To be sure, a large number of people in Florida… Read More »

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Personal Guarantees on Commercial Leases When a Business Closes or Files Chapter 7

By Samantha L. Dammer |

When a business in the Tampa Bay area is struggling to pay its debts and to keep its doors open, the business owners might be considering the possibility of business bankruptcy or closure. For many businesses, Chapter 11 bankruptcy is the best option because it allows the business to remain open while reorganizing debts… Read More »

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Chapter 7 Bad Faith Filing and Criminal Fraud

By Samantha L. Dammer |

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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Involuntary Chapter 7 for a Tampa Small Business

By Samantha L. Dammer |

When you are struggling to keep your small business in Tampa afloat, the prospect of facing a lawsuit from a creditor or debt collector can be extremely stressful. You may even be considering the possibility of Chapter 11 bankruptcy for your business in order to reorganize your debts and to get caught up on… Read More »

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How Does a Restaurant Close Down If It Wants to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

By Samantha L. Dammer |

If you are a restaurant owner in the Tampa Bay area and are planning to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, we know that you probably have numerous questions about how to begin the process of closing down your business. What will you do with perishable items? What are you supposed to do with the… Read More »

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Closing a Restaurant in Tampa Bay

By Samantha L. Dammer |

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 11 and Bank Account Garnishments in Florida

By Samantha L. Dammer |

Most businesses in the Tampa Bay area that file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy expect that they will benefit from the automatic stay connected to their bankruptcy filing. The automatic stay is designed to prevent creditors from taking any additional actions to collect on debt, and in most cases the automatic stay prevents any lawsuits… Read More »

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The HAVEN Act and Veterans Benefits in Bankruptcy

By Samantha L. Dammer |

For veterans in Florida who need bankruptcy protection and are considering filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the prospect of passing the “means test” can be complicated and, in some cases quite difficult, given the way in which current bankruptcy law requires courts to consider certain veterans’ benefits as part of a veteran’s income. In… Read More »

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Collecting a Judgment Against a Corporation After Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

By Samantha L. Dammer |

Corporations, as well as individuals, can file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in order to have debts discharged. For both businesses and consumers who file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, there are certain protections associated with filing for bankruptcy, including the automatic stay, which prevents creditors from continuing to collect on debts as soon as the… Read More »

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Shopping Mall Bankruptcy

By Samantha L. Dammer |

Insolvent Businesses and Bankruptcy Auctions When a business becomes insolvent, it’s unlikely that a bankruptcy court will approve a Chapter 11 reorganization. To be sure, it’s pretty difficult for such a business to prove that it might be able to repay any debts. And that’s exactly what happened recently in Plantation, Florida. According to… Read More »

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