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Tony Turner
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Columbia County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 28 years experience
(386) 490-5215 750 SW Main Blvd
Lake City, FL 32025
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense, Immigration and Personal Injury
Florida State University College of Law
I have practiced law for 27 years and have represented thousands of clients. I was previously employed with Morgan & Morgan but left in 2001 to start my own practice. My office is dedicated to representing debtors who are trying to get a fresh start by discharging their debt, save their homes from foreclosure, stop lawsuits and harassing phone calls. Call me today for a free legal consultation. I offer payments plans and try to work within everyone's budget.

Offices - Jacksonville, Orange Park, Lake City & Deland


EDUCATION:
Florida State University - B.S. Finance 1988.
Florida State University -...
Anthony W. Chauncey
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Columbia County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 10 years experience
(877) 315-5107 882 SW Baya Drive
Lake City, FL 32025
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Probate and Traffic Tickets
Florida Coastal School of Law
Anthony “Tony” Chauncey practices in the areas of Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense, Criminal Defense, Traffic Citations, Family Law, and Personal Injury. Mr. Chauncey has counseled clients in many areas of the law including representation of numerous individuals and business entities in transactional and litigation proceedings in Florida’s state, federal, and bankruptcy courts. Mr. Chauncey has helped thousands of clients achieve a fresh start financially using the federal bankruptcy laws. He is experienced in Chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13 under the Federal Bankruptcy Code. His criminal practice includes the defense of clients accused of crimes such as DUI, traffic offenses, drug...
Robert G. Whittel Esq.
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(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatAlachua County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
Bankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Cambridge and University of Florida Levin College of Law
An experienced trial attorney, Robert Whittel provides his clients with strong, disciplined, results-oriented representation. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he served as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy. Robert graduated from both law school and the United States Merchant Marine Academy with honors, and served on the esteemed Florida Law Review. Before co-founding Whittel & Melton, a full-service law firm, Robert gained valuable experience in the court room both serving as a former prosecutor and representing large corporations in complex litigation and transactional matters. Robert is devoted to fighting for his clients’ rights. He handles all types of criminal...
Barbara Cusumano
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(352) 379-2828 2727 NW 43rd Street
Suite 2A
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatAlachua County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 27 years experience
Bankruptcy
University of Miami School of Law
My name is Barbara Cusumano and I am a compassionate, experienced bankruptcy attorney serving Gainesville, Florida and surrounding communities. To help ease your stress, my bankruptcy law firm offers in person and online bankruptcy filings and a free credit rebuilding program. Over the past 25 years, I have helped thousands of clients discharge millions of dollars of debt. I truly love helping people obtain a financial fresh start! We have all had financial ups and downs. I understand the stress associated with loss of work, divorce, and unexpected illness. I truly feel for my clients...
Eric Steven Ruff
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Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 years experience
(352) 364-8688 4010 West Newberry Road
Suite G
Gainesville, FL 32607
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Florida
Rated "AV" Peer Review 5.0 out of 5.0 and Client Review 5.0 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubble . Rated Superb Attorney 10.0 out of 10.0 by Avvo.com and 5.0 out of 5.0 by Google Places reviews. Eric S. Ruff has filed over 2,900 bankruptcy cases and has over 30 years experience. He attended law school at the University of Florida where he was also a member of the Law Review. Mr. Ruff graduated from law school with honors in 1979 and soon afterwards was an attorney with the firm of Trinkle & Redman in Plant City,...
Lisa Cohen
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Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 34 years experience
(352) 376-3601 4010 W Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL 32607
Bankruptcy
University of Florida
Lisa C. Cohen graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Law in 1985. She became an associate with attorney Lansing Roy where she specialized in Florida bankruptcy law. Lisa joined the firm of Ruff & Cohen, P.A. in 1992. She has handled, on behalf of debtors, in excess of 100 Chapter 11 reorganizations and has done extensive appellate work. Martindale-Hubbell has also given Lisa Cohen an attorney rating of BV "Distinguished." The lawyer rating company of Avvo.com has likewise given Mrs. Cohen its highest rating of "Superb" attorney. She has filed over 2,900 bankruptcy cases.
Justin Scutt Warren McMurray
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Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 14 years experience
(888) 316-2131 3921 NW 97th Blvd.,
Suite 202-A
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Before obtaining my law degree I was a licensed mortgage banker in Florida. I have a very strong background in real estate law and participated in over 10,000 Real Estate Closings. I also have helped thousands of clients throughout Florida with bankruptcy, foreclosure defense and debt settlement. I always offer a FREE consultation. Call us today (888) 316 2131
Lawrence Joseph Marraffino
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Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 35 years experience
(352) 376-0102 3312 W University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32607
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Jose I Moreno
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Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 16 years experience
(352) 332-4422 240 NW 76TH DRIVE
SUITE D
Gainesville, FL 32607
Bankruptcy, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Joseph Hadley Brown
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Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 12 years experience
(352) 505-2339 5000 NW 27th Court
Ste C
Gainesville, FL 32606
Bankruptcy and Consumer
Thomas Gerard Pye
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Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 38 years experience
(352) 381-9799 3909 W Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL 32607
Bankruptcy
Sharon T. Sperling
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Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 31 years experience
(352) 371-3117 2830 NW 41st. Street
Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32635
Bankruptcy
Robert J. Warren
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Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney
(352) 377-6600 703 N. Main Street Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32601
Bankruptcy
Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 45 years experience
(512) 413-5155 10317 SW 17th Place
Gainesville, FL 32607
Bankruptcy, Administrative and Arbitration & Mediation
University of Virginia School of Law
Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 24 years experience
(352) 372-5222 1624 NW 6th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Bankruptcy
Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(352) 331-7205 519 NW 60th St
Gainesville, FL 32607
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Employment and Family
Alachua County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 years experience
(352) 376-7650 626 NE 1st St
Gainesville, FL 32601
Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
David M. Goldman
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(904) 685-1200 4115 Hendricks Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatDuval County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 13 years experience
Bankruptcy, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Florida Coastal School of Law and University of London
Firm works with Asset Protection, Estate Planning, Wills, & Trusts, Probate, Jacksonville Foreclosure Defense,Employment, Criminal Law, DUI, Elder Law Guardianship, Gun Trust, NFA Firearms, NFA Trust, Gun rights, Probate, Probate Litigation, Trusts, Trust Litigation. Licensed in Texas and Florida
Ryan Michael Albaugh
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Duval County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 20 years experience
(904) 471-3434 1930 San Marco Blvd.
Suite 205
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer, Criminal and Foreclosure Defense
Golden Gate University School of Law
With over 15 years of experience, I have handled thousands of cases. I am both skilled and knowledgeable in Criminal Defense, Foreclosure Defense, Bankruptcy, Family Law, and Injury Law matters. I provide personal attention and zealous representation to meet my clients' legal needs and goals. I am committed to protecting and fighting for their rights and interests.

As a former Deputy District Attorney, I prosecuted a broad range of criminal matters from misdemeanors to serious felonies. My extensive knowledge and insight into the criminal law system has assisted in the successful defense of many clients. I also advocate for clients...
Kenneth Martin Hesser
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Marion County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 20 years experience
(352) 789-6520 328 NE 1st Ave.
Suite 100
Ocala, FL 34470
Bankruptcy, Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Wake Forest University School of Law
Mr. Hesser was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1975. He attended Penn State University where he received degrees in both Political Science and Media Studies in 1997. Mr. Hesser then attended Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he obtained a Juris Doctorate in 2000. Mr. Hesser spent his final year of law school in Gainesville studying at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Mr. Hesser practices in the fields of bankruptcy, employment, and workers’ compensation law. Prior to forming Schatt & Hesser, PA with his longtime colleague in Ocala, Ted Schatt, Ken...
Chip Parker
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(904) 733-7766 8777 San Jose Blvd
#301
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatDuval County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 28 years experience
Bankruptcy, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
Stetson University College of Law
I have been a consumer lawyer since 1992, with an emphasis on consumer and small business bankruptcy and defending consumers against illegal debt collection activity.

I manage two consumer bankruptcy law firms ~ in Florida and Utah. Over the 26 years of running consumer law firms, I came to understand that these are not law firms at all. They are consumer satisfaction companies that provide legal representation to consumers and small businesses. Client satisfaction is our #1 goal. It is so important, as a matter of fact, that we publish a Statement of Client Rights right on the website, and we...
Joy Owenby
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Clay County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(904) 263-5759 2301 Park Avenue, Suite 404
Orange Park, FL 32073
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Elder and Family
Florida Coastal School of Law and Florida State University
Attorney Joy Owenby serves clients throughout Florida with aggressive and relentless representation for a wide-range of practice areas. While her knowledge and experience are extensive, Attorney Owenby particularly handles matters involving divorce, adoption, trusts / wills, probate, bankruptcy, criminal defense, child support, and family law. Over the course of the years, she has obtained much recognition and has become an accomplished lawyer with an Avvo Rating. Prior to the founding of Owenby Law, P.A., Attorney Owenby serves as legal counsel for Florida’s Guardian ad Litem Program. During this time, she explored the intricacies of family law which have allowed...
Michael Charles Gold
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Leon County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 34 years experience
(850) 656-3060 1277 Cedar Center Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Bankruptcy and Immigration
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Michael Gold is a graduate of the University of Florida Schools of Accounting (1980) and Law (1985). Over the last 40 years has held professional licenses as a CPA (Florida 1983-2006) and Attorney (Florida 1986- Present). Services provided mostly directly to individual clients as a solo practitioner (1986-1992 1999-Present) including Family, Consumer Bankruptcy, tax preparation, traffic, criminal, landlord tenant, real estate, corporate, probate, administrative, civil litigation, guardianship and Immigration. Mr. Gold has Government service with FEMA US SB, Florida DCA, Comptroller and DOR. Mr. Gold is from Miami and fluent in Spanish. With...
Robert J. Corcoran
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Citrus County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 26 years experience
(352) 564-1600 538 N. Citrus Ave.
Crystal River, FL 34428
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Florida
We are a debt relief law firm focused on permanently wiping out debts under the bankruptcy code discharge provisions. We have over 20 years legal experience and have successfully wiped out over 100 million dollars in cumulative consumer debt for our clients. We offer a free consultation with no obligation and full confidentiality. We are able to answer many questions by phone. Please call (352) 564-1600. We are local to Citrus County, Florida. Member of NACBA - the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.
Alyssa C. Shorstein
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(904) 829-3035 305 Kingsley Lake Dr
#701
St Augustine, FL 32092
Free ConsultationSaint Johns County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 11 years experience
Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
The University of Florida Levin College of Law
Alyssa C. Shorstein is a partner at The Law Offices of Shorstein and Lee, LLC, located in St. Augustine, Florida. Alyssa graduated from St. Augustine High School (High School Diploma) in 2002, Flagler College (B.A.) in 2005 and University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D.) in 2009. She has been in private practice serving clients in Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy, and Estate Planning & Probate law since 2009. Alyssa has served on the St. Johns County Bar Association since 2012 and served on the Florida Bar Grievance Committee 7B from 2014-2017.

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Jason Anthony Burgess
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Duval County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(904) 372-4791 1855 Mayport Road
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Alabama School of Law and Florida Coastal School of Law
Jason is a bankruptcy attorney that concentrates his practice on Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and complex bankruptcy litigation. While in law school and for a time after graduation Jason practiced in the creditor’s rights area for many of the large financial institutions. Later Jason decided to use his knowledge of the creditor’s side for the Debtor’s advantage and switched sides. Now he concentrates his practice on helping businesses and individuals reorganize. Jason is often called upon as a Chapter 11 consultant when other debtor or creditor attorneys run into Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.
Donald Dufresne
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(904) 733-7766 8777 San Jose Blvd
#301
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Free ConsultationDuval County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 34 years experience
Bankruptcy, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
University of Arkansas - Little Rock
Thomas Adam
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Duval County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 16 years experience
(904) 329-7249 326 N. Broad St
Suite 208
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Florida State University College of Law
Thomas Adam was born and raised in the suburbs of Baltimore, MD. He performed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland at College Park and Florida State University; where he excelled in business and investments, and earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Finance. During his time as an undergraduate at Florida State University, Mr. Adam interned for Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith in Tallahassee, Florida. After graduation, Mr. Adam joined Merrill Lynch’s Jacksonville, Florida office, where he acquired the FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses. Mr. Adam earned his Juris...
Erin Baggett
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Duval County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 7 years experience
(904) 348-0030 1540 Monument Road
Suite 4
Jacksonville, FL 32225
Bankruptcy, Consumer and Landlord Tenant
Florida Coastal School of Law and Flagler College
Erin, a Jacksonville native, earned her Bachelor of Arts at Flagler College, magna cum laude, in Saint Augustine, Florida, studying Communication with an emphasis in media production, Pre-Law, and Spanish Language. She earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude with pro bono honors, at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. She is admitted to practice in the Middle District of Florida for the United States District Court, and is a member of the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association and the Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association.
Alisa D Wilkes Esq.
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Duval County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer
(904) 758-2628 11555 Central Parkway, Suite 704
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Maritime and Personal Injury
Florida Coastal School of Law
Raymond LaBella
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Clay County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 17 years experience
(904) 541-1643 1665 Kingsley Ave
Orange Park, FL 32073
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Estate Planning and Insurance Claims
Florida Coastal School of Law
Admitted to practice Supreme Court of Florida Superior Courts of Connecticut United States District Court, Middle District of Florida United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida United States District Court, Northern District of Florida United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida United States District Court, Southern District of Florida United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida Publications and Academics The Small Claims Clinic, writer and instructor, 2004 to present A joint pro bono collaboration between the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid and LaBella Law, P.L. The Probate Process from Start to Finish, contributing writer and instructor Continuing Legal Education division of National Business Institute, 2007...
Mr. Michael R Simons
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Duval County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years experience
(904) 374-5444 6817 Southpoint Parkway
Suite 504
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Estate Planning
Florida Coastal School of Law
Simons & Simons is a Florida law firm practicing in the areas of Family Law, Foreclosure Defense and Estate Planning, serving Duval, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties.
Charles B. Jimerson
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Duval County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 15 years experience
(904) 389-0050 One Independent Drive
Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Collections and Foreclosure Defense
University of Florida
Charles B. Jimerson founded Jimerson & Cobb and continues to lead its preeminent business litigation practice. Born in Sarasota, FL, Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. is a 7th generation Floridian. Mr. Jimerson represents various corporations, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, and small and mid-size businesses in business litigation matters ranging from commercial collections, contract disputes and business torts to real estate, construction, bankruptcy and foreclosure proceedings. After leaving home at the age of 15, Mr. Jimerson supported himself with odd jobs to put himself through high school. Upon graduation, Mr. Jimerson enlisted in the U.S. military to serve his country and earn money...
Gust G. Sarris
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Duval County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 14 years experience
(904) 398-9510 4800 Beach Boulevard
Suite 9
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Collections and DUI
Florida Coastal School of Law
Greg Gilbert
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(904) 733-7766 8777 San Jose Blvd
#301
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Free ConsultationDuval County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years experience
Bankruptcy, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
Mississippi College School of Law
I started practicing law in 2010. I have focused primarily on representing debtors in business and personal bankruptcy. I have also represented clients for foreclosure and debt defenses and have filed many consumer collection practice cases in state and federal court.
Robert Wilbert Esq.
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Duval County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 28 years experience
(904) 685-1200 4115 Hendricks Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Offers Video ChatBankruptcy, Collections and Foreclosure Defense
University of Mississippi School of Law
Rehan Naeem Khawaja
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Duval County, FL Bankruptcy Attorney with 25 years experience
(904) 355-8055 817 N Main St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Valparaiso University School of Law
Timothy M Goan
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Flagler County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 32 years experience
(386) 445-9003 4873 Palm Coast Pkwy NW, Suite 5
Palm Coast, FL 32137
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Family, Foreclosure Defense and Personal Injury
Experience matters! With over two decades of experience in all phases of law, Attorney Tim Goan offers comprehensive, results-oriented legal representation to business, individual, and family clients throughout Florida, including Flagler Beach, Bunnell, St. Augustine, Palatka, and Flagler County, Volusia County, Putnam County, St. Johns County, and beyond. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Tim Goan spent his formative years exposed to the metal of “Motor City” and the music of “Motown.” But his heart was set on Florida and a career in law, so he headed to Gainesville, where he earned dual degrees at the University of Florida in Law and...
Leanne Perez
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Duval County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(904) 990-3066 4600 Touchton Road East
Suite 150
Jacksonville, FL 32246
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Landlord Tenant
Stetson University College of Law
Established in 2008, Leanne Perez, P.A. is a small law firm in Jacksonville, FL. Servicing North Florida, our clients are individuals who demand personalized attention and affordable rates.

Ms. Perez's practice is primarily focused on family law, bankruptcy, real estate law and estate planning. Leanne has been a member of the Florida State Bar for over 15 years and is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts and the Northern, Middle, and Southern Federal District Courts.
Pamela Miller
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Nassau County, FL Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(904) 775-5147 2338 S. 8th Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
The Law Offices of Pamela A. Miller, PLC represent individuals and businesses in Fernandina Beach in the areas of bankruptcy, business law, civil litigation, elder law, and estate planning.
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Columbia County Bankruptcy Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.
(386) 752-5960
Lake City, FL

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Considering Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy law allows debtors, who are unable or partially unable to pay outstanding debts, to rid themselves of these debts and obtain a fresh start. Both federal and state laws can affect a debtor seeking to file for bankruptcy, and an attorney can help you understand how state and federal bankruptcy laws apply to you.

If you are struggling with high debt, receiving calls from creditors or collection agencies, or facing foreclosure, garnishment of wages, or repossession of property, filing for bankruptcy may provide you with solutions.

Bankruptcy lawyers offer legal advice and services during a financial crisis. In total, there are six different types of bankruptcy. For persons seeking debt relief, one option is Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which provides for liquidation of the debtor's non-exempt assets. Another popular option for individuals is Chapter 13, which allows for management and reduction of debt through payment plans. Corporations and partnerships filing for bankruptcy often choose to file under Chapter 11, which provides for supervised reorganization of the business.

Experienced bankruptcy counsel can help you evaluate whether you should pursue a bankruptcy as well as the Chapter under which to file. Bankruptcy lawyers can also help end harassing phone calls from debt collectors and evaluate available legal options when facing a home foreclosure.


Automatic stay: An injunction that automatically stops lawsuits, foreclosures, garnishments, and most collection activity against the debtor the moment a bankruptcy petition is filed.

Unsecured claim: A debt for which credit was extended based solely upon the creditor's assessment of the debtor's future ability to pay, rather than on a special assurance of payment.

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