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April 2015 Archives

40 percent of Florida adults struggle with medical debt

Whether someone is unable to work after suffering an injury or simply cannot afford to pay their medical expenses, there are many reasons why people have unmanageable medical debt. Unfortunately, for some people in Tampa and throughout Florida, medical bills can make a physical condition even more difficult to deal with. People who are going through this firsthand should explore every debt relief option and remain committed to working towards a successful outcome. After all, debt can become even more difficult to tackle over time and it is imperative to get started right away.

Tips to Reach Your Financial Goals Faster

We all have financial goals in life and some are harder to reach than others. Sometimes we need help achieving those goals; goals can be through advice and/or support, everyone is in a different financial situation. Here are a few tips to reaching financial goals in a timelier manner that anyone can use!

Retailer turns to Chapter 7 bankruptcy

For most businesses, making the decision to file for bankruptcy can be difficult. However, it is very important for businesses of all sizes to address their financial challenges properly and try to move forward. In Tampa, Florida, and across the country, businesses that are struggling with debt should explore every option on the table and do everything they can to work towards a fresh financial start. For some, this may include filing for Chapter 7.

Common Ways Borrowers Fail to Manage Student Loan Debt

Student loans are never an easy debt to carry. Thousands of Americans all over the nation struggle with student loan debt. Some reasons for these struggles are a few common problems borrowers face when dealing with student loans. Here are some tips on how to handle them:

Credit cards no longer the largest type of debt in America

Whether someone loses their job or faces financial challenges (such as medical expenses) that they never saw coming, there are many reasons why people find themselves in debt. Unfortunately, far too many people in Tampa and throughout Florida who are in this situation take on a great deal of credit card debt, which can lead to a number of problems including creditor harassment. There are a number of ways that people who are going through this may be able to address their debt, such as filing for bankruptcy. However, it is important for anyone dealing with this firsthand to take a close look at all of their options and identify the smartest path forward.

5-Years Past on a Foreclosure? Homeowners Might get to Keep Homes

A recent report by the New York Times states that thousands of Americans who have not been paying mortgage on their homes for years and still remain in those homes, just might be able to get away with not paying anything for their home again. This is all thanks to statues of limitations on the foreclosure process.

Offering solutions to those considering bankruptcy

Whether someone wants to stop wage garnishment or simply eliminate overwhelming debt that has been causing them to lose sleep at night, there are all sorts of reasons why people choose to file for bankruptcy. However, for people in Tampa and throughout Florida who are struggling with debt, it is crucial to review every debt relief option that is available and ensure that the ideal approach is taken. At the Tampa Bay law firm of Timothy J. Sierra, we work hard to ensure that our clients identify the best path forward and take the right steps towards a fresh financial start.

  • "When I first came to the decision to file for bankruptcy, I had no idea where to start. I began researching attorneys on the internet and came across the information for Tim Sierra. Since he specialized in bankruptcy and had a lot of experience......"
  • The process of going through bankruptcy could be very overwhelming but Tim made me feel at ease and I felt that my needs were being taken care of. I truly feel that he had my best interests in mind and the lines of communication were always open....
  • "I had to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. I didn't know anyone who could refer someone so I took a chance and just looked on the Internet. I don't remember exactly why I chose Mr. Sierra, but I am glad I did..."
  • He was honest, straightforward, and hard-working. In my case I ended up with some extenuating circumstances and he handled the matter professionally even though I'm sure the work probably exceeded what he originally felt it would be....
  • I don't ever write reviews, and I had no prior relationship with Mr. Sierra. This review is simply being written as a service to others that Mr. Sierra is an excellent attorney and should be considered for your needs if you need one....
  • "I'm very happy to have been referred to Tim for my Chapter 7 filing. He was knowledgeable in his field and very responsive in replying to any questions or concerns I had. Tim was also very accommodating with meeting times..."
  • " I recently was in need of Mr. Sierra's services and I found him to be very understanding and helpful in my particular circumstance. He met with me and explained everything in full detail and also answered every question that I had....."
  • " I recommend Timothy Sierra a loyal and dependable lawyer. When you talk to him you feel that you are with a friend or a member of your family. Timothy is able to lead you in every step of the process. Good job Timothy."
  • " Bankruptcy is a private and personally devastating life event. Timothy Sierra and his assistant, Nancy, made the process as painless as possible. They kept in close contact via phone and email so I always knew what was happening in my case...."
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