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Casey Anthony is a good example of when to file for Chapter 7

If you are feeling overwhelmed by the amount of debt you seem to be racking up on a regular basis and just feel buried by those burdens, you are not alone. With the current tough economic conditions and high unemployment rate, many individuals find themselves doing something many never before considered - filing for bankruptcy. While such an action has always carried with it a certain stigma, the circumstances have changed in Florida and nationwide to where it is becoming a more acceptable practice for finding debt relief.

The Federal Nature of Bankruptcy Law

All bankruptcy cases are filed in Federal Bankruptcy Court. Article I Section 8 of the United States Constitution grants the federal government exclusive right to enact laws pertaining to bankruptcy. Therefore the States are prohibited from enacting there own bankruptcy laws.

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