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Casey Anthony is awarded debt relief for most of $790,000 debt

Facing multiple debts on an income that isn't enough to cover them can be a frightening experience. Fortunately, there are avenues available to help people who need to consolidate debts into more manageable payments. Orlando residents might be interested to learn that Casey Anthony has had most of her $790,000 in debt discharged.

Beware of low-cost, cut-rate or single-fee bankruptcy offers

Having a large amount of debt can be like having a dark cloud hanging over your head; it can be like having an unbelievably heavy weight on your shoulders. Serious debt can be suffocating, which is why people will look for a solution. We are bombarded by offers of low-cost debt solutions, and these can seem like a good option.

2 scam companies banned from offering mortgage relief

Dealing with debt or foreclosure is stressful. When you find out that you have become the victim of a scam dealing with mortgage relief or debt relief, the stress level increases. Orlando residents might like to read about two companies that have been banned by the Federal Trade Commission from offering debt relief or mortgage relief services.

Divorce, bankruptcy and home loans

When a couple jointly owns property in Florida, they are both responsible to make the payments on it. For a variety of reasons, they might not be able to keep up with the mortgage, which eventually results in foreclosure and eviction. If they later divorce, and one spouse files for bankruptcy, the other partner can be held financially liable for the residence even after years and years.

Bankruptcy judge approves airline merger settlement

Some Florida residents may have been following recent news stories concerning a planned merger between American Airlines and US Airways. American Airlines filed bankruptcy two years ago; however, they had been counting on a merger with US Airways in order to remain operable. The Justice Department had filed an anti-trust suit in an attempt to block the merger, but ended up dropping the suit when both airlines agreed to give up slots at airports in key cities.

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