Debtor Publications

Take a Close Look: Is Your Client Really a Florida Resident? 
(published in Paraclete November 2012; Res Ipsa November/December 2012)

Look Before You File: The Bankruptcy Code Provides Not All Debts Are Dischargeable
published in Paraclete July 2012; Res Ipsa January/February 2013)

Eleventh Circuit Decision Changes the Landscape for Chapter 7 Stripoffs
(published in Paraclete July/August 2012)

Courts Divided Over Using Chapter 20 Bankruptcy Filings to "Strip Off" Wholly Unsecured Mortgages
(published in Paraclete May 2012; Res Ipsa May/June 2012)

Florida Supreme Court Clarifies "Wildcard" Exemption
(published in Paraclete March 2012)

Debtors and Creditors, Keep in Mind the Treatment of Support Obligations and Property Settlement under the New Bankruptcy Law
(published in Paraclete December 2011/January 2012)

Individuals, including Veterans, Should Consider Annuities in Their Financial Planning
(published in Paraclete November 2011)

Read Carefully Before You Sign: You Could Waive Your Exemptions
(published in Paraclete October 2011)

If a Debtor Fails to Disclose a Pre-Petition Lawsuit, is it an Asset of the Bankruptcy Estate?
(published in Paraclete September 2011)

Unsecured Creditors Obtain a Victory with Eleventh Circuit's Tennyson Decision
(published in Paraclete Oct 2010; Res Ipsa Oct 2010; Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine Oct 2010)

A Bank's Entitlement to Rents upon Default
(published in Paraclete November 2010; Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine November 2010; Res Ipsa March / April 2011)

The Potential Cost - to You and your Client - of Failing to Disclose a Tort Claim in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in the First Circuit
(published in New Hampshire Association of Justice Trial Bar News)

Is your Debt Consumer Debt and Why Does it Matter?
(published in Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine Sept 2010; Florida Law Practice Link Sept 2010; Paraclete Feb 2011)

Life After Espinosa: Is Student Debt Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?
(published in Paraclete July / Aug 2010; Res Ipsa June / July 2010)

Note to Debtors: Disclose All Causes of Action or Face the Consequences
(published in Paraclete July / Aug 2009; Res Ipsa Feb / March 2010; Florida Law Practice Link March 2010; Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine March 2010)

College Savings Plans and the Bankruptcy Code
(published in Paraclete March 2010)

Slow Down! An Analysis of Whether Traffic Tickets Are Discharged in Bankruptcy
(published in Paraclete Feb 2010)

The Potential Cost - to You and your Client - of Failing to Disclose a Tort Claim in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in the First Circuit
(published in New Hampshire Association of Justice Trial Bar News Fall 2009)

Beyond the Discharge: Other Advantages of a Chapter 7 Business Bankruptcy
(published in Paraclete Nov 2009; Res Ipsa Dec 2009 / Jan 2010; Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine Nov 2009)

The Debt Considered in a Bankruptcy Case May Surprise You
(published in Paraclete June 2009; Res Ipsa Aug / Sept 2009; Florida Law Practice Link June 2009)

Look Carefully at Your Wages: Are They Exempt?
(published in Paraclete Apr 2009; Res Ipsa Apr / May 2009)

The Bankruptcy Court Gives Some Debtors a Break on Fees
(published in Paraclete Oct 2008)

Family Law Considerations in Bankruptcy
(published in Paraclete July/August 2008; Res Ipsa August/September 2008)

Exemptions: Watch Out for the IRS
(published in Paraclete May 2008; Res Ipsa Apr / May 2008)

Exemptions for Debtors in a Nutshell
(published in Paraclete Dec 2007 / Jan 2008; Res Ipsa Feb / March 2008; Florida Law Practice Link Winter 2008)

Benefits for Bankruptcy in the Bankruptcy Code
(published in Paraclete November 2007)

Keep in Mind that There are Exceptions for Veterans in the Bankruptcy Code
(published in Paraclete Nov 2007)

Is Homestead Property really always Protected from Partition or Forced Sale?
(published in Paraclete July / Aug 2007)

Corporate Debtors Must Use Caution When Repaying Debts to Shareholders
(published in Paraclete June 2007)

When a Bankruptcy Trustee Sells Real Property Owned by a Debtor and a Non-Debtor Co-Owner, What Happens to the Sale Proceeds?
(published in Paraclete Apr 2007)

Middle District Bankruptcy Court Weighs In On Homestead Cap Dispute Under the BAPCPA

(published in Paraclete 2006)

Using the Bankruptcy Code to Take on the Tax Man/ Part 4: Wrap Up of Individual Debtor Analysis
(published in Paraclete 2005)

Using the Bankruptcy Code to Take on the Tax Man/Part 3: Discussion of the Bankruptcy Reform Act; Dischargeability of taxes in a Chapter 13 Case
(published in Paraclete 2005)

Using the Bankruptcy Code to Take On the Tax Man/Part 1: Introduction/Dischargeability of Income Taxes for Individual Chapter 7 Debtors
(published in Paraclete March 2005)

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