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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Archives

Casey Anthony appears in Tampa court for bankruptcy hearing

Last month we posted on the fact that Casey Anthony had filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. With more than $792,000 in liabilities, a list of 80 creditors and just $1,100 in assets, she is a good example of when debts just get so far out of hand that bankruptcy really seems like the only option.

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.

Walla Walla Gardners Association files for Chapter 7

Bankruptcy touches everyone in some way whether you are going through it yourself or a company that you know is going through it. Last week it was announced that the Walla Walla Gardners Association closed its doors and are looking to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.

South Florida bankruptcies drop as holiday season ramps up

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Miami released some promising statistics about the financial state of South Florida: bankruptcies in the area fell roughly 10 percent in November compared to October. Officials say the decline in personal bankruptcies is due to the holiday season, and that a decline can be expected in December as well.

Braxton feels foreclosure woes like many Florida residents

Back in September 2011 we posted about a judge granting singer Toni Braxton a bankruptcy discharge. This came after the award winning singer filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2010. This was the second time the singer had filed for personal bankruptcy. The first time was in 1998.

Sarasota home building company files for Chapter 7

One of the home building companies approved to work in Lakewood Ranch in Florida recently filed for bankruptcy. This move has left many wondering just what will happen to the roughly 30 homes the company has already sold but has yet to complete. Of those sold, construction has reportedly not even started on 18 of the homes.

Rich dad or poor dad? Company of bestselling author bankrupt

In the 1990s Robert Kiyosaki wrote the book "Rich Dad, Poor Dad." The book, which gave personal financing tips, put the author on the New York Times Best Seller list. He also went on to write other books regarding finances, including "Midas Touch" and "Retire Young, Retire Rich."

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