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Little Known Alternative to Bankruptcy

Chapter 727 Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors Assignment for the benefit of creditors is generally thought of as a state court version of a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy for a business. Some compare it to… Read More

Post Judgment Interest Rates

In 2011, the Florida Legislature passed an amendment that made post judgment interest rates subject to annual change by the State CFO. As a result, post judgment interest rates have been effected as follows. Judgments… Read More

The Down Side of Restraining Orders in Florida

How important protections for victims can turn into tools of coercion Restraining Orders in Florida Florida Statute Section 784.046 allows a victim of repeat violence, dating violence or sexual violence to obtain a protective injunction… Read More

What Does “Homestead” Mean in Florida?

In Florida, the term “homestead” property gets tossed around often, but do you really know what homestead means? The goal of Florida homestead law is to protect Florida families. The Florida Constitution provides three different… Read More