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T-Boz given 180 days to file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, again

Anyone can fall into financial difficulties, even the rich and famous. However, regardless of who the person is, it's important to strictly adhere to bankruptcy rules. If not, the entire bankruptcy could end up getting dismissed.

Florida's Middle District sees fewer bankruptcy filings in 2011

Some bright financial news has come out of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida recently: bankruptcy filings in that area fell nearly 20 percent in 2011 compared to 2010. The middle district encompasses the large metropolitan areas of Fort Myers, Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville.

Push for student loan debt to be discharged in bankruptcy

While filing for a personal bankruptcy can lead to a new financial start, there seems to be an unfair disadvantage to those with student loan debt. However, a new report calls for changes to the bankruptcy laws to allow for more former students to be able to discharge all -- or at least some -- of their student loan debt.

Recession leads one business to Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Before the recession many businesses saw expansion in their future. But now, after the recession, a number of those once thriving businesses are filing for bankruptcy in order to once again gain financial control. There is always the chance this decision to file could in turn result in those expansion plans being revisited.

Florida resident, former Flying Wallendas, files for Chapter 13

One Florida resident, who is a former member of a high-wire act, recently filed for bankruptcy. Going by his Chapter 13 filing, it appears that the 57-year-old has made very little money in the past few years, and still owes quite a bit of money on the two rental properties that he listed as assets.

Maker of the Twinkie files for bankruptcy protection

Many Florida residents surely enjoy a Twinkie or a Ding Dong from time to time. And while some may prefer one tasty treat to the other, the fact remains that the sale of these snack foods have declined. This has put the maker Hostess Brands Inc. in a tough financial spot.

Kodak expected to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Bankruptcy protection is not only for individuals, as many companies also experience financial turmoil. And while sometimes these issues are related to the downturn in the economy, some are also a reflection of the changing market place.

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