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Three Simple Tips to Avoid Probate

Three Simple Tips to Avoid Probate Generally, most people are familiar with the term “probate”. They know that it has something to do with Wills and happens after someone dies. However, what I have found in my 27 years as a practicing attorney, is that it is quite oft

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Financial Challenges Presented by Bankruptcy and Divorce

  Financial Challenges Presented by Bankruptcy and Divorce Unfortunately, the statistics consistently show that financial challenges and disagreements over money make up a large percentage of the reasons why people wind up getting divorced. As a result, I often meet w

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Keep Your House and Car When You File Bankruptcy

  Keep Your House and Car When You File Bankruptcy One of the biggest bankruptcy misconceptions I come across when I meet with clients for the first time for a bankruptcy consultation is their fear that if they file for bankruptcy, they are going to lose everything an

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Get Out of Debt Without Filing Bankruptcy

Get Out of Debt Without Filing Bankruptcy December is the time of year when our retail establishments make their money. A big portion of that is all due to the use of credit cards. Unfortunately for many, the ease of the use of the “plastic devil” pushes them down

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Short Sale, Foreclosure or Bankruptcy: Which is Best for my Credit Score?

Which is Best for my Credit Score? Posted by Mark Martella on Wed, Oct 24, 2012 @ 1:15 PM I am often asked when meeting with a client who is facing foreclosure as to how the foreclosure will affect their credit score. They then ask whether it is better to do a short sa

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Bankruptcy Law

We offer a FREE, CONFIDENTIAL ONE HOUR CONSULTATION for anyone looking for answers to their questions as to whether bankruptcy will work for them. Call us today to schedule your FREE consultation 941-206-3700.

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Foreclosure

At the Martella Law Firm, we are here to help you navigate the foreclosure minefield, and assist you in either defending the foreclosure action, negotiating a modification or short sale with your lender, or using the bankruptcy laws to help you keep you home.

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Business Law

Whether you are starting a new business or have a long established one, legal issues must be addressed on a regular basis. From deciding what type of business entity you should create to drafting a shareholders agreement, we can help you in deciding what best fits your needs for your business goals.

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Estate Planning & Probate

MOST PEOPLE, including lawyers, think of estate planning as something that they can do “later”. Unfortunately for many, “later” often becomes “too late.” Some of the thoughts that may have crossed your mind are that: “I’m going to live for a long time and I’ll get around to it next year.”

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