Florida’s Laws Are Used In A Bankruptcy Filing & These Laws Are Intended To Protect, Help & Assist You In Difficult Financial Times

Florida has long recognized the necessity to protect its citizens from “financial reverses and difficulties” (from a 1939 case). The Florida Supreme Court has explained that the purpose of such laws are to prevent the unfortunate “from being deprived of the necessaries of life … so as to protect a person or family so they shall not suffer and be left destitute and a charge upon charity” (a 1931 case).

This is important because in Florida, bankruptcy exemptions (what you retain in a bankruptcy) are governed solely by Florida exemption laws,