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Two Attorneys Join Cleaveland & Cleaveland Team

We are excited to introduce Julia McLaughlin, Esquire, and Hillary Mesa, Esquire, who have recently joined the team at Cleaveland & Cleaveland, P.L. Julia McLaughlin, Esquire, graduated from Princeton University in 1984, and from the University of Wisconsin Law School … Continue reading

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722 Redemption: A Valuable Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Tool

Many times consumers are overwhelmed with car loans in which they owe more than the actual value of the car.  One benefit of a chapter 7 bankruptcy is Section 722 of the United States Bankruptcy Code which offers consumers an … Continue reading

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The Jurisdictional Limits in a Chapter 13

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is the only chapter of bankruptcy that has limits on the amount of debt an individual can have to qualify.  Section 109(e) of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code establishes specific debt limits and limits chapter 13 bankruptcy to … Continue reading

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The New Florida Foreclosure Bill and How It Affects Homeowners

In response to the increasing number of foreclosures filed in the state of Florida, state legislators have been working toward significantly reducing how long the foreclosure process lasts. This process often took several years to complete, resulting in either a … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Retirement Accounts in a Bankruptcy

There is a common misconception among many individuals that are considering filing bankruptcy. Many people are under the impression that they will lose all or a portion of the money in their retirement accounts once they file a bankruptcy. This … Continue reading

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Wage Garnishment – One of the Many Consequences of a Money Judgment

Wage garnishment is one of the most common ways in which creditors collect from individuals in the State of Florida.  When the creditor files a lawsuit against an individual, one of the unfortunate outcomes can be the entry of a … Continue reading

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