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Mortgage Forbearance… Good idea?

A forbearance is an informal agreement between you and the bank where the bank agrees to not collect mortgage payments for a few months and you agree to someday pay these "skipped" payments. In many cases the bank agrees to then consider a payment plan on the...

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Foreclosure Defense Miami Video

Learn About Foreclosure Defense Hello, my name is Diego Mendez. I am a bankruptcy and foreclosure attorney here in Miami, Florida. I’d like to talk to you a little bit about foreclosure. What exactly is a foreclosure? Foreclosure is when you stop paying the home and...

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Child Support, Alimony & Bankruptcy

Are you late on Alimony and Child Support Payments? When filing for divorce many people think about the emotional repercussions, when in actuality there are many financial repercussions as well.  Sometimes the financial distress can out weight the emotional distress...

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Lawyer Miami

Learn About Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Hello my name is Diego Mendez. i am a bankruptcy attorney located in Doral, Florida. I am here to talk to you you about chapter 13 bankruptcy. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is an option for people who do not quality for chapter 7 because...

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Deficiency Judgement After Foreclosure

Deficiency is the amount an individual owes to the lender after a foreclosure, if the property was sold for less of the balance owed to the lender. For example, you owed $500,000, when the foreclosure took place, the lender was only able to obtain $300,000; the...

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Are Your Wages Being Garnished?

When we talk about garnishment, we are referring to the legal order given by a court to an creditor or debt collector -individual or business- (the plaintiff), to obtain monetary judgement from the debtor (defendant). The money not always comes directly from the...

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Video

Do you know what a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is? Watch the video above…Hello my name is Diego Mendez. I am a bankruptcy attorney located in Miami, Florida. I am here to talk about chapter 7 bankruptcy. Chapter seven is a way for you to eliminate credit card debt,...

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Consequences of Credit Defaults

Before mentioning and explaining the effects of the credit default, it is necessary to overview what it means to default on a credit. Credit Default: being in default means that you have failed to make payments on your principal or interest or security when it is due....

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Medical Bankruptcy

If you have accumulated medical bills and you cannot pay them, your medical bills may be discharged. Medical bankruptcy is more common than you may imagine. Medical bills are in the group of debt called unsecured non-priority debt. What is unsecured debt? Unsecured...

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Short Sale vs Foreclosure

Everyone’s situation can be extremely different.  For real estate property owners who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments and are not able to recuperate to continue making the monthly mortgage payment, sometimes the only choice is to find a way out of the...

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Debt Consolidation vs Bankruptcy

If you are facing financial challenges, it is always a good to analyze the options you have to manage debt.  Debt Consolidation and Bankruptcy are two of the strategies to use when looking for debt solutions.   Below we outline these two strategies so you can...

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