Can I get a loan modification after filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

It is an unfortunate reality that many people were severely affected by the economic downturn. We’ve all heard horror stories about underwater mortgages and whole neighborhoods in foreclosure. Some borrowers have resorted to bankruptcy. Chapter 13 bankruptcy does offer the opportunity for loan modification. The Tampa Division of the Florida Middle District Bankruptcy Court has […]

My unit is infested with bed bugs and the landlord does not want to take responsibility to exterminate them. What are my rights?

The world has seen an explosion in bedbug infestations in the past few years. Renters in multifamily dwellings are especially susceptible. If you have a bedbug infestation and your landlord is giving you the runaround, here are your rights: Per Florida Law, landlords are responsible for exterminating vermin, including bedbugs. If tenants are required to […]
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