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The Benenati Law Firm Largest Filer of Consumer Bankruptcies in the Nation

Orlando, FL – (October 7, 2020) The Orlando-based Benenati Law Firm has filed more Chapter 7 consumer bankruptcy cases than any other firm in the country, according to the 2020 Third Quarter Chapter 7 Filing List. “Our clients provide the greatest testament when it comes to the power of the Restart Button,” said Walter Benenati, …

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What to Do If You Are Being Sued by A Credit Card Company

Credit card debt is an issue that plagues so many people today, especially during these difficult economic times.  What starts as annoying collection calls eventually turns into legal actions by the credit card company or a third-party debt collector. American Express, Discover Bank, Bank of America, and Capital One lawsuits are all common. Then you …

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CARES Act Expands Access to Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Relief for Central Florida Small Businesses

The coronavirus pandemic has hit small businesses hard, forcing many of them to close, open at limited capacity, or file for bankruptcy protection. Prior to the passage of the CARES Act, which went into effect on March 27, 2020, filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy was not an option for most small businesses due to the …

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Student Loan Debt Relief During COVID-19

The recently passed CARES Act has provided relief for some of those struggling with student loan debt amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For the more than 44 million student loan borrowers carrying $1.5 trillion in outstanding debt, this relief could not come at a better time. One of the biggest measures included in the $2.2 …

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Recent Court Ruling Discharging Student Loan Debt in Bankruptcy Gives Borrowers’ Hope

For many people, discharging student loan debt in bankruptcy has seemed like an impossibility.  The fact that you could successfully complete a bankruptcy case and walk away still on the hook for the biggest category of debt you owe is enough to keep some borrowers from filing at all. Student loan debt is a nationwide …

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Tax Season Is Here: Important Tax Credits that Can Maximize Your Refund

Tax season is officially here, and most taxpayers are eligible for some big savings. To get the most out of your tax return, it is important you know the tax credits available to you to help maximize your tax refund. If you earn less than $69,000 annually, you can file your taxes for free via …

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Can filing for bankruptcy save your home from foreclosure?

If you are struggling to make your monthly mortgage payments and facing foreclosure, you may feel like there is no way out.  A sudden illness, divorce or job loss can cause a person to fall months behind on their bills and enter a cycle of debt.  The debt cycle is propelled by the person continuing …

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