Are you eligible to file for Chapter 13?

If you are familiar with U.S. bankruptcy law, then you probably understand why Chapter 7 cases are the most popular form of personal bankruptcy. They offer the chance to have debts be discharged, allowing one to get back on their feet in Hernando County (financially...

Common financial scams aimed at the elderly

You may already know that many types of scams exist with the goal of separating hard-working people from their money. Some of the worst financial abuse ploys out there are those that target senior citizens and mentally vulnerable people in Florida and elsewhere. You...

What is a fair and equitable property division?

As you likely already know, if you and your spouse get a Florida divorce, the court requires that your property settlement agreement be a fair and equitable one. But what constitutes “fair and equitable?” That depends on a number of factors particular to...

Divorce during a midlife crisis

With respect to divorce, a midlife crisis may have an impact on this decision and a person’s experience in many ways. For example, some people may decide to end their marriage as a direct result of a midlife crisis they are going through and certain realizations...

Can my spouse keep the house?

The desire to keep a family home after getting divorced is not uncommon and is certainly understandable, especially if children are still living at home. If you are getting divorced in Florida and your spouse wants to keep your house to maintain stability for your...

3 methods of reducing estate tax

When you create your estate plan, chances are, one of your priorities involves maximizing the amount of money you get to leave behind for your loved ones. While there are many different steps you can take in your efforts to do so, one way you can increase the amount...