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Florida Bankruptcy Services is a Chapter 7 bankruptcy preparation service.  We are located in Gulfport, Florida (next to Saint Petersburg) and have been in business for 15+ years. 

 
 
         
 

Our fees are set by the bankruptcy court - $200.00.

         
 

We come highly recommended by our clients, trustees, local attorneys, and our local legal aid office. Why?  All the chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcies we prepare are straight up by the book and you wouldn't want it any other way. 

 
 
 
         
 

If you live in the Tampa Bay area (Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Polk, Manatee, or Hernando county) it would be our pleasure to help you get you out of debt.

 
 
 

 

     
 

We see clients by appointment only because filing bankruptcy is a private matter that should not be shared.

 

Florida Bankruptcy Services

         
727-322-5881  

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Bankruptcy In Plain English

  Chapter 7 Bankruptcy - The Ultimate Liquidation
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Chapter 7 vs. 13   Are you unemployed?  In debt as a direct result of unemployment?  Can't even buy a job? 
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Odds are pretty good the reason you can't get a job is NOT lack of skills or experience.  It is usually your credit report or credit score because employers seem to hold the opinion that good credit equals good employees which is normally the farthest thing from the truth.

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        Chapter 7 bankruptcy may be your solution.  Here's a short synopsis:

Frequently Asked Questions

             
Should I File  

The most important thing about filing bankruptcy is telling the truth.  You must disclose all assets because if you don't they will be discovered which could have potentially devastating results.

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Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a liquidation proceeding in which the your non-exempt assets, if any, are sold by the Chapter 7 trustee and the proceeds distributed to creditors according to the priorities established by the US Bankruptcy Code.

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You must be eligible to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  This is determined by the means test which is why we need your last 6 months worth of pay stubs, beginning with the month prior to your filing bankruptcy.  Generally speaking, if you earn less than $40,000.00 you qualify.

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Chapter 7 is generally the simplest and quickest form of bankruptcy and is available to individuals and married couples as well as corporations and partnerships.  Usually most assets are exempt, therefore there are no assets to liquidate and there is no dividend paid to creditors.

       
Our Location  
2808 Beach Blvd South #9              
Gulfport, FL  33707   The most important forms are the official petition, schedules, and statement of financial affairs.
               
We see clients by appointment only  

The petition consists of your name, address, and filing info such as the type of bankruptcy you are filing & whether you are paying your filing fees in full, in installments, or need a fee waiver.

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Your schedules are where all of your assets, liabilities, income, and expenses must be listed.  The schedules also list your property, any debts secured by that property, and the sale value of the property. Property means all assets (possessions) - not just real estate.

Monday thru Friday  
9:00 am thru 5:00 pm  
               
Note:  our hours are flexible.  

You must list ALL of your debts, even if you intend to reaffirm the debt (keep the property & continue making regular payments until the debt is paid in full). The court cannot discharge any debt that is not listed or did not get notice of your bankruptcy filing due to an incorrect address.

       
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People commonly misconceive the effect filing for bankruptcy can have on their lives. They believe they will never be able to reestablish their credit, never get a credit card again, or never buy a house or a car but this is simply not true.

   
       
                   
       

Most debtors can easily purchase homes & cars after they receive their discharge of debt because they clean up their credit reports (we'll show you how)  and then apply for a secured credit card thru a local credit union so they can reestablish their credit.

       
       
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
       

 

         
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