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How Does a Lawsuit Work? Basic Steps in the Civil Litigation Process

August 31, 2021

When most people think of lawsuits or court in general they usually think about their favorite John Grisham book or movie or an episode of Law and Order. However, the actual process of litigation is far less glamorous than gets painted in these thrillers.

 

Factors That Could Affect the Outcome of a Criminal Case

August 3, 2021

If you’ve been charged with a crime, you most likely have many questions about your case. Unfortunately, the criminal justice system is not black and white. There are many factors that can affect the outcome of a criminal case.

 

What to Expect During the First Estate Planning Consultation

June 25, 2021

Your first meeting with an estate planning attorney may seem a little daunting, especially if you’ve never consulted an attorney before. But your chosen estate planner is there to put your mind at ease. The initial consultation is just a conversation in which your attorney will ask about you, your family, and your goals.

 

Will You Lose Unemployment Benefits if You File for Bankruptcy?

June 21, 2021

Unemployment and the benefits that come with it has become a lifeboat for Floridians, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic and the struggling economy. Millions of Florida residents have filed for unemployment at least once since the beginning of the pandemic shutdowns in March of 2020.

 

What is the Florida Homestead Exemption?

May 3, 2021

The state of Florida is one of the best to live in when it comes to filing bankruptcy. This is because Florida has a very generous allowance called the homestead exemption.

 

Why Bankruptcy is a Better Option Than Debt Consolidation

April 8, 2021

We’ve all heard the radio ads and commercials for these companies offering a quick fix to your debt problems. This may sound like a good idea, however, filing for Ch.7 or Ch.13 Bankruptcy in Florida is usually always the better choice.

 

Common Myths About Bankruptcy

March 9, 2021

At the Wynn Law Firm, we are committed to helping our clients understand the entire process of bankruptcy as we help them navigate all of its complexities. Let’s start with debunking a few myths about bankruptcy now.

 

How to Rebuild Your Credit Score After Bankruptcy

January 12, 2021

Unfortunately, many people are under the false assumption that they will not be able to use any credit for seven to ten years after the bankruptcy is filed. This is not the case. If you start taking proactive steps to rebuild your credit score after your bankruptcy is concluded, you can begin building your credit score back as soon as your case is finished.

 

Five Tips to Help Avoid Credit Card Debt During the Holiday

November 30, 2020

Throughout the holiday season, many stores will ramp up their offerings of store credit, deferred payment, or deferred interest. Do your best not to fall for it. Try these five tips to avoid credit card debt, or from going further into debt, over the upcoming holiday season.

 

Evictions and Moratoriums: What are your rights?

November 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused worldwide public health issues and economic impacts. Due to shelter in place orders, quarantines, virus-spreading, school closures, and other factors related to the novel coronavirus, many people throughout the US have been unable to work...

 

What To Do If You're Being Sued

October 20, 2020

No one ever wants to be served with a summons and complaint, which means someone has filed a lawsuit against you. Consider this basic checklist for what to do if you or a loved one is being sued in the State of Florida.

 

Common Estate Planning Mistakes You’ll Want to Avoid

September 8, 2020

Our experienced estate planning attorneys often see many mistakes with people’s estate plans, both during their lifetimes and, upon their deaths. The harsh reality is there are many ways to make estate planning mistakes. Here are some common ones we see:

 

4 Helpful Tips on Choosing a Bankruptcy Attorney

August 5, 2020

There are a number of types of bankruptcy out there that can help you in your situation, a professional attorney can be a valuable asset to helping you along with the process and deciding which form of relief is best. Here are 4 helpful tips for choosing the right bankruptcy attorney for you:

 

Should you hire an estate planning attorney or DIY?

June 24, 2020

A last will and testament can be a very complex document. Without it, you’ve left everyone close to you with zero guidance about who should inherit your assets, who should take care of any wishes that should be carried out, or if you have minor children, who will be their legal guardian.

 

How Can Ch. 12 Bankruptcy Help Commercial & Family Fishermen

May 29, 2020

Closed restaurants. Bare shelves. Limited Supplies. The obvious effects of the pandemic are impossible to ignore. Unfortunately, what gets overlooked sometimes are the people further down the supply chain who are also feeling the impact of the shutdown.

 

How to Protect Your Stimulus Check from Creditors

April 29, 2020

While the government wants Americans to spend this money to keep the wheels of commerce continuously turning, some banks may want to seize this money to recover anything owed to them by their customers. Here's what you need to know: