Three Tools to Save a Home in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Three Tools to Save a Home in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy While the economy has improved over the last five years, there are still many individuals and families struggling due to either underemployment or the unwillingness or ineptitude of lenders  →

Three Simple Tips to Avoid Probate

Bankruptcy Lawyer Port Charlotte, FL 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  →

Gators, Harley’s and Chocolate: What a Day!

Gators, Harley's and Chocolate: What a Day! I had a fun, educational and motivational day recently as I had the honor of presenting at the 2nd Annual Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Business Symposium held at the Marriott Sanibel Harbor Resort. In additional to getting to  →

Triumph Over Life’s Boulders

We all face boulders in our life. Whether it’s the loss of a loved one, an unexpected illness or accident, divorce, bankruptcy or business failure, these unplanned surprise events at times can seem like insurmountable boulders blocking our path to  →

Spotlight: Celebrating 25 Years of Helping Those in Need!

  Spotlight: Celebrating 25 Years of Helping Those in Need! It has been 25 years since a couple of women with a desire to help feed those who were hungry, packed up some food in the trunk of their car  →

The Business Breakfast Club

The Business Breakfast Club The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with Mark Martella, Esq., of the Martella Law Firm, P.L. to create a fun and informative seminar series to help you succeed in your small business. The  →

Business Owners Beware of Fraud

  Business Owners Beware of Fraud Once a month I attend a meeting of business owners at Busey Bank, hosted by Busey and Charlie Rose of Funnls, LLC, called Innovative Mornings. It is an opportunity for us small business owners  →

Financial Challenges Presented by Bankruptcy and Divorce

Bankruptcy Lawyer Port Charlotte, FL   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  →

Small Business, Success Boot Camp – Great Way to Start the New Year!

  Small Business, Success Boot Camp – Great Way to Start the New Year! On Friday, January 10, 2014, I had the pleasure of hosting my first Small Business Success Boot Camp. With over 20 small business owners from Charlotte,  →

Keep Your House and Car When You File Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Exemptions   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  →