Gibbons | Neuman sponsors Achieva Box Car Rally

Gibbons | Neuman was a sponsor of Achieva Credit Union’s Box Car Rally held on October 22nd on Cleveland Street in downtown Clearwater.  The proceeds of the event benefited the Pinellas Education Foundation which supports local schools.  The event had record breaking participation.  Racers of all ages competed in numerous class divisions with home-made and […]

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Firm’s Creditors’ Rights Attorney Presented At The Bankruptcy For Beginners Pro Bono Seminar

Gibbons Neuman creditors’ rights attorney, Victor H. Veschio, lectured on client counseling, exemptions and the judgment-proof debtor in the state of Florida. Victor was part of a panel of lawyers and judges presenting before local attorneys on federal bankruptcy practice and procedure. The CLE event was hosted by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of […]

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VA Aid & Attendance: The Little Known Big Benefit

There is a VA program out there that a lot of people do not know about, but should.  It is called the VA Pension Program and it is for veterans and the surviving spouses of veterans.  The Program allows a cash benefit that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pays to wartime veterans or their […]

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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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