Tag Archives: Tampa Bankruptcy Attorneys

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Chapter 11 Bankruptcies and Commercial Leases in Shopping Centers

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

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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Changing Attorneys in a Chapter 11 Case

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

When you are in the middle of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case in Tampa, Florida, there are a number of different reasons that you may need to change attorneys. In some cases, your attorney makes serious errors that impact your case, resulting in an immediate need to find new counsel. In other situations, the… Read More »

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Car Titles and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

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 »

Common Misconceptions About Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

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

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

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

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

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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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy on a Small Business: What Will Happen to the Business Equipment?

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

If you own a small business in the Tampa Bay area and are thinking about filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, we understand that you have questions about what will happen to the business property. For instance, if you small business is a restaurant in downtown Tampa and you have a substantial amount of kitchen… Read More »

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Chapter 11 and Bank Account Garnishments in Florida

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

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 »

Business Disputes Being Handled in Bankruptcy Court

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

If your business has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Tampa, what happens when a business dispute arises during the bankruptcy proceedings? For example, if you own a small company in the Tampa Bay area and are seeking to discharge your business debts through bankruptcy and an entity with whom you have been… Read More »

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Individual Chapter 11 Cases for People Who Have Too Much Debt to File Chapter 13

By Samantha L. Dammer, Esq. |

Most individual bankruptcy filings in the Tampa Bay area will be under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. To be sure, when we think about personal bankruptcy, we often do not think about Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which is used most often by struggling businesses, such as restaurants in downtown Tampa. However, there may be certain… Read More »