Bankruptcy During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Since March, millions of Americans have entered a state of financial turmoil. The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has caused businesses to close their doors and hard-working consumers to lose their jobs.
As a Florida bankruptcy lawyer, Carolyn Secor, P.A. is here to help you navigate these catastrophic waters. We have remained open during the pandemic because we know our Tampa Bay bankruptcy clients need us now more than ever.
If you’ve lost your job and can no longer afford to pay your bills, it’s time to evaluate your fiscal state-of-affairs and decipher exactly where you and your family are headed financially.
- Are you behind on your rent or mortgage?
- Have you been able to pay your utilities?
- Have your revolving debt balances risen significantly?
- Are you making only the minimum monthly credit card payments and/or not paying them at all?
It may feel overwhelming, but you do have options. And, declaring bankruptcy may be the best opportunity to remedy your situation and give you a deserved fresh start.
Has COVID Affected Your Ability To File For Bankruptcy?
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was enacted to provide relief to consumer after the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the CARES Act, more individuals are now eligible for bankruptcy relief and protection in the event of financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you’re concerned about making ends meet financially, Contact us today. We’re here to help and will gladly answer your questions regarding bankruptcy and the pandemic. We proudly serve clients in Tampa, Clearwater, New Port Richey, St Petersburg, and throughout the entire Tampa Bay area.