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About Bryan Ellis

Born and raised in Sarasota, Florida, Bryan’s favorite part of his job is seeing the wave of emotional relief sweep over his clients when they file bankruptcy. He is the son of two local bankruptcy attorneys, whose mentorship has given him a solid understanding of the law.

How Does Bankruptcy Affect Cosigners

Co-signing a loan is not risk-free. If the borrower does not repay the loan as agreed, the cosigner will be legally liable - even if the cosigner never drove the vehicle or lived in the home. It should also be noted that if the borrower is delinquent on payments or defaults on the loan entirely. In addition, if the borrower pays late or defaults on the loan, the cosigner's credit is likely to be negatively affected.

By |2022-04-29T19:16:17+00:00May 9th, 2022|bankruptcy|

Negotiating a Debt Settlement

When you are facing financial difficulty, bankruptcy is an option. Many people feel it is necessary to try everything else before taking that step - including working with creditors to settle your debts. Before attempting to work with creditors without professional assistance, knowing what to say is essential. Your creditors are well-versed in all things financial, but you may not be - so here are a few tips to help you achieve a settlement offer that works for you.

By |2022-04-29T15:53:34+00:00April 29th, 2022|bankruptcy|

What Are Tax Write-Offs?

One of the more confusing aspects of a personal tax return is determining what can be written off. Today, we'll examine the definition of a write-off and explore which expenses are legitimate and which are not. 

By |2022-03-09T17:22:04+00:00March 12th, 2022|bankruptcy|

Can You Afford a Car Loan?

Getting into financial distress doesn't happen overnight. A series of smaller events add up to the need to file for bankruptcy, so understanding your day-to-day expenditures is vital in staying on a safe financial path.

By |2022-02-17T12:56:03+00:00February 17th, 2022|bankruptcy|