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

Florida buyers may not understand risks in coastal real estate purchases

Living along a Florida beach sounds like a dream, but it can bring nightmarish worries, including severe weather, erosion and regulations limiting how the land is used. A new study by researchers with the University of Florida’s Levin College of … Continue reading

Florida Supreme Court to Decide Issue with Fradulent Foreclosure Documents

Five years later, the scourge of the foreclosure crisis still affects thousands of homeowners across the state of Florida. Illegal foreclosures have been especially problematic, as banks raced through the legal process and ejected people from their homes. After reports … Continue reading