Is Depositing Wages in an Entireties Account a Fraudulent Transfer?
Florida Asset Protection Law Blog
by Gideon Alper
4d ago
This interesting question was the subject of a Pennsylvania bankruptcy case. Pennsylvania law recognizes tenants by entireties exemption, and Pennsylvania law prohibits wage garnishments. A married debtor filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy individually. For most of ..read more
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What To Do If Your Child Causes a Car Accident
Florida Asset Protection Law Blog
by Jon Alper
1w ago
Summary If your child causes a car accident, you may be exposed to civil liability for the child’s negligence. A money judgment could be entered against you for the victim’s injury even if you were ..read more
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Notice of Trust in Florida
Florida Asset Protection Law Blog
by Gideon Alper
1w ago
What Is a Notice of Trust? A notice of trust is a legal document filed with the court in Florida that informs the public and potential creditors that a trust has been established for a ..read more
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How to Hide Money From a Spouse
Florida Asset Protection Law Blog
by Jon Alper
1w ago
Why Do People Want to Hide Money? We occasionally receive requests from clients who want to hide assets from their husband or wife. Most of these clients want to hide money from their spouse for ..read more
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Debt Collection Law in Florida
Florida Asset Protection Law Blog
by Gideon Alper
1w ago
What Is Florida Debt Collection Law? Florida debt collection laws are governed by the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA), which prohibits debt collectors and creditors from using certain types of abusive, deceptive, and misleading ..read more
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Judgment Collection by Federal Agencies
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by Gideon Alper
1w ago
United States federal agencies, such as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), sometimes sue individuals in federal court for money damages and fines for violation of federal rules and regulations. Frequent examples are Federal Trade Commission ..read more
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What Is the Florida Statute of Limitations for a Foreign Domesticated Judgment?
Florida Asset Protection Law Blog
by Jon Alper
1w ago
Quick answer: a domesticated judgment is enforceable for 20 years after the date of the original judgment. What Is a Domesticated Judgment? A creditor who obtains a money judgment against you in a foreign state ..read more
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Can You Purchase a Florida Homestead to Protect Non-Exempt Money?
Florida Asset Protection Law Blog
by Gideon Alper
1w ago
Florida law allows you to protect unexempt assets at any time by purchasing a Florida homestead. A key feature of Florida homestead law is the homestead’s exemption from fraudulent conversion claims brought under Florida’s fraudulent conversion statute ..read more
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Does a Non-Owner Spouse Have a Legal Interest in a Florida Homestead?
Florida Asset Protection Law Blog
by Gideon Alper
1w ago
A non-owner spouse does have a legal interest in their Florida homestead property. A couple can arrange to have only one of two spouses own the couple’s homestead property. A married person can maintain a legal ..read more
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Is New Home Under Construction Protected as Florida Homestead?
Florida Asset Protection Law Blog
by Gideon Alper
1w ago
A homestead under construction is not protected from creditors. Your property is not exempt under Florida Homestead law just because you intend to occupy the property sometime in the future. Property reserved for a future ..read more
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