CARING FOR YOUR PETS WHEN YOU NO LONGER CAN

People love their pets and usually think of them as part of their family. But what will happen to your furry or feathered family member if something happens to you? People often believe they will outlive their animal and thus be able to care for them forever, but their illness, accident or sudden death can […]

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Books containing Bankruptcy Statutes

Creditors and Debtors Beware of What Property Is Subject To The Expiration of the Bankruptcy Automatic Stay Following a Prior Bankruptcy Dismissal

The Bankruptcy Code provides that if a Debtor had a prior dismissed bankruptcy case within 1 year from filing a new bankruptcy case, the automatic stay expires 30-days from the filing of the new case unless the Debtor seeks an extension of the automatic stay from the Court within the first 30 days. However, the […]

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MEDIATION MISTAKES- Part I:

One of the more common mediation mistakes is to set the mediation for one-half day.   Often, parties will schedule the mediation for only a half day based upon the belief that either (a) the case has no chance of settling; or (b) if it is going to settle, it should settle in a few hours. […]

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BEWARE OF THE SELLER’S PROPERTY DISCLOSURE

As a Seller, when you engage a realtor to list your home, or if you decide to sell it “By Owner,” you will likely be asked to fill out a “form” entitled SELLER’S PROPERTY DISCLOSURE.  Many times, Sellers breeze through the disclosure statement very quickly, without putting much thought into their answers, and without paying […]

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SCOTUS: A False Representation Is Not Required to Prove “Actual fraud” In The Context Of Fraudulent Conveyance Schemes

The Bankruptcy Code provides an honest Debtor with a “fresh start” financially, and is not designed to assist a Debtor who engages in fraudulent transactions to the detriment of an unwary Creditor.  The Court will not grant a “bankruptcy discharge” of debts in certain instances where there is fraudulent or dishonest conduct of the Debtor. […]

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GIBBONS NEUMAN CELEBRATES OUR 32ND ANNIVERSARY

Today the lawyers and other dedicated, highly trained members of our professional team at GIBBONS NEUMAN are proud to celebrate our 32nd year of providing legal services to our clients both within our local community, and throughout the state of Florida. Our roots run deep in the Tampa area and our commitment to our clients […]

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