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Did A Crypto Company Commit Bankruptcy Fraud?

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

For those who may be unaware, the crypto industry suffered a major fallout recently after one company defaulted on a loan provided by another company resulting in numerous bankruptcies across the industry. As a result, many who have invested in cryptocurrency have now had their assets frozen in their crypto accounts and may only… Read More »

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Student Loan Debt Relief And Bankruptcy

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

When the U.S. government decided that it would extend loans to its citizens, it thought it was doing a good thing. To encourage loan vendors to issue the loans, the government had to afford it certain protections. These protections are unlike any loan provider in the U.S. No loan provider can prevent a debt… Read More »

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Couple Files For Bankruptcy After Losing Breach Of Contract Suit

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

In 2005, a couple purchased their family home for about $900,000. Then, in 2008, they sold the home for $2.1 million. However, the couple to whom they sold the home sued the couple that sold them the home for breach of contract, nondisclosure of material facts, and negligent misrepresentation, among other things. The plaintiffs… Read More »

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Can Your Recreational Marijuana Business File For Bankruptcy?

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

While marijuana is still illegal in Florida, there are several states across the country that have moved to legalize the popular recreational drug. In these states, marijuana dealers operate out of storefronts like liquor stores and provide top-quality marijuana to the public. While the drug is legal under state laws, it remains illegal under… Read More »

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Digital Assets Collapse Forcing Brokerages Into Bankruptcy

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

Sometimes, commercial bankruptcies cause a chain reaction that results in more commercial bankruptcies and finally, consumer bankruptcies. The latest crypto collapse has resulted in a major crypto brokerage, Voyager Digital, filing for Chapter 11. Voyager Digital’s bankruptcy was preceded by its association with the crypto hedge fund, Three Arrows Capital, which defaulted on loans… Read More »

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Bankruptcy Claims Traders Offer Crypto Holders An Exit

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

We wrote last month about the crypto market, two high-profile bankruptcies, and the shockwave it could create for crypto investors who are now barred from selling or accessing their accounts on these brokerages. Why can’t they access their accounts? The account holders are now the equivalent of creditors in a bankruptcy filing by two… Read More »

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Understanding Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Exemptions In Florida

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

If you file for bankruptcy under Chapter 7, some of your estate MAY be liquidated to repay your creditors. In most bankruptcy cases, the trustee finds very little to liquidate and consumers are allowed to protect or exempt some of their assets from liquidation. All states have various bankruptcy exemptions. In this article, we’ll… Read More »

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Bankruptcy Filings Continue To Rise In 2022

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

In 2020 and 2021, millions of Americans were on the verge of declaring bankruptcy when government bailouts helped forestall these bankruptcy filings and gave folks enough time to right their economic ship. Most of those who needed to file pandemic-related bankruptcies filed them in 2021. However, in 2022, we saw a major rise in… Read More »

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Possible Changes To Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Could Help Consumers

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

A bill with bipartisan support has been introduced in the Senate by Iowa Senator Charles Grassley (SB 3823) that would increase the debt limits for Chapter 13 bankruptcy and simplify filings. Right now, the debt limits are $1,257,850 for secured debts and $419,275 in unsecured debts. The new legislation proposes a total cap of… Read More »

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Bankruptcy Fraud: What Is That?

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

The Department of Justice announced in March that a man was convicted of bankruptcy fraud. Bankruptcy fraud is not a press-friendly topic as it is generally boring when compared with all of the other criminal acts that happen every day. You won’t see bankruptcy fraud cases covered by CVN or other media outlets. Nonetheless,… Read More »

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