Personal Bankruptcy

Florida Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyers

West central Florida has been hit hard by the persistent economic slowdown of recent years, and you are far from alone if your personal debt load and pressure from creditors is causing you severe stress. At McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi Guito & Matthews, P.A., you can work closely with an attorney dedicated to helping you evaluate all your debt relief options and find the best path back to financial stability.

Most individuals and families we assist never thought they would have to consider bankruptcy, but almost all emerge with restored peace of mind and hope for the future. We are here to help whether your major drivers for seeking debt relief involve the threat of legal judgments and wage garnishments, a need to save your home from foreclosure, financial fallout from a divorce, medical bills or other pressures.

Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Alternatives to Bankruptcy

You can count on our Tampa personal bankruptcy lawyers to listen carefully, analyze and present your options, and provide straightforward information on:

  • Chapter 7 bankruptcy — the most straightforward path to debt relief and a fresh start for people with too much debt and limited assets
  • Chapter 13 bankruptcy for people with steady, substantial income who need a plan to catch up over time while ending creditor harassment and protecting critical assets
  • Dischargeable debts and the federal and Florida bankruptcy exemptions that determine what property you can keep
  • Benefits of bankruptcy, such as the ability to eliminate unsecured debts and protect valuable assets — along with the truth behind bankruptcy fears and misconceptions

We take a detail-focused, caring and balanced approach to each client’s unique financial picture, and we can help you understand alternatives to bankruptcy as well as all the steps, requirements and obligations if you choose to file.