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

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

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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Chapter 7 for The Small Business Owner

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

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… Read More »

Bankruptcy Liquidation for Tampa Restaurant and Bar Owners

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

If you currently own a restaurant or bar in the Tampa Bay area and are struggling to keep your business solvent, you may be thinking about filing for bankruptcy. It is important for small business owners to understand the different forms of bankruptcy protection for which they may be eligible, and to understand the… Read More »

The Automatic Stay, Commercial Leases, and Restaurant Bankruptcy

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

What do you need to know about the automatic stay if you are a restaurant owner considering bankruptcy? For many restaurant owners in the Tampa Bay area who file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, there are a number of questions about how your landlord’s actions for past rent may change as a result of bankruptcy… Read More »

Getting a Fresh Start through Restaurant Bankruptcy

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

If you own a restaurant in the Tampa area and are considering filing for bankruptcy, it is important to know that you are not alone. To be sure, South Florida businesses file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on a regular basis, and according to an article in QSR Magazine, bankruptcy might actually be able to… Read More »