Permanent alimony in Florida could end

According to this story in the Florida Times-Union: A bill passed by the Florida Legislature and headed for the governor’s signature would make major changes to the state’s alimony laws and custody-sharing agreements, worrying family law advocates that women and … Continue reading

Private Student Loan Debt Could Become Dischargeable

For the fifth time, US lawmakers have introduced a bill which would treat private student loan debt the same as other private debt in bankruptcy proceedings. Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09) and Danny Davis (IL-07) introduced the legislation. “Congress taking action … Continue reading

Jax bankruptcy filings at slowest pace since 2008

Good news for our community. The Jacksonville Daily record reports that bankruptcy filings have come down from their peak. Filings in the 16-county Jacksonville Division peaked at an average of 953 a month in 2010 and have fallen to 721, … Continue reading