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June 2019 Archives

We help clients seeking alternatives to Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Have your bills eclipsed your paycheck by a few zeroes? Or maybe your business is going through a bad cycle -- or three. It's easy to get caught up in the cycle of paying overdraft and late fees until you are no longer even paying down the principal of your debt.

How rising bankruptcies may affect Florida business owners

By most measures, the Tampa Bay area’s economy is healthy and growing. The housing market remains strong, jobs continue to grow and hotels have seen record-setting numbers in the first quarter of 2019. However, despite these signs of economic prosperity, there has been an increase in bankruptcies in the area.

Preserving your hotel or restaurant with Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Hotels and restaurants form the backbone of Florida's tourism industry. However, whether due to competitive markets, rising costs, a dependence on seasonal profits, effects of severe weather or more, Tampa business owners can find themselves managing an insurmountable amount of debt.

How do I know if it's time to file for bankruptcy?

If you are struggling to pay your bills, your head may be swimming with potential solutions to your insolvency problem. It's a good idea to try to resolve your debt delinquencies. However, "solutions" can cost you money and offer very few real routes out of debt.

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