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Bankruptcy, Chapter 7

Filing for Bankruptcy can help alleviate debt through structured payments or possibly debt forgiveness.

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Brandon Legal Group, Tampa, Brandon

Providing enthusiastic legal counsel with confidence, integrity, and compassion.

Vigorous client representation has been our guiding principle since our start in Brandon in 2008. Our entire mission is built around one thing, protecting our clients' interests’ legally in Tampa Bay and throughout the state of Florida. From Divorce & Family Law to Criminal Defense and from Business & Civil Litigation to Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation, our team of experienced trial attorneys are ready to protect you.

Our attorneys work diligently to ensure your case is handled with the utmost care and respect for your time and of course, your wallet. We truly believe that each client deserves the highest quality representation possible, and we provide personal attention at each stage of the legal process.

Some matters in Criminal, DUI, Bankruptcy, Estate planning, Personal Injury, VA Benefits, and Workers' Compensation may be referred to an outside attorney

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is also known as liquidation or straight bankruptcy. The process involves unloading most of a person’s unsecured debt. In some cases, he/she may be able to get rid of it completely. This can include debt such as credit cards, medical expenses, and utility bills. It is achieved by liquidating your non-exempt assets.

Some exempt assets include your home (in some circumstances), furnishings, and clothing. You must pass a means test to use chapter 7 bankruptcy. To determine if you are eligible for chapter 7 bankruptcy, you should speak to one of our bankruptcy attorneys.

Matters of this nature may be referred to outside counsel.

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Here at BLG we will review your bankruptcy situation. Chapter 7 is not always the only option. Discover your options, and give us a call.

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Case Study: Because legal issues rarely stand their own

A client of ours, a retired Air Force officer, came to the office needing advice on a divorce.

While speaking with the attorney, he discovered that he was potentially eligible for veterans disability benefits.

Because Brandon Legal Group covers several areas of law, we were able to offer additional legal advice to the client.

Other firms that practice in one area, may not have been aware of his veterans benefit potential.

Once the divorce concluded, our client needed to have his will revised and Brandon Legal Group was able to assist with this as well.

All his legal needs were served at one location – Brandon Legal Group, PLLC.

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Debunking Attorney Myths

It's too expensive to call an attorney.

At Brandon Legal Group, your initial consultation is free. Personal Injury cases are offered on a contingency fee basis meaning there are no out of pocket expenses unless there is a financial recovery in your favor. In other matters, if you think an attorney representing you is too expensive, imagine living without seeing your children or spending the next 10 years in prison…

Having an attorney makes you look guilty.

You may be great at a lot of things, but when is the last time you were lead counsel in a criminal matter? Every individual has a constitutional right to experienced legal counsel no matter the magnitude of the matter. In many instances, the Court may prefer working with experienced Counsel rather than a layman as all litigating parties will be held to the same legal standard and process.

Lawyers just complicate the process.

Experienced attorneys should foresee pitfalls in your case and reduce the chances of last-second surprises that delay or disrupt the finalization of your legal matter. Attorneys know the process, know the nuances of varying judges courtrooms, and can provide you with the proper resources to make the best decisions in your matter.

WHO WE ARE

Full service law firm serving the greater Brandon and Tampa area.

When you place your legal matter in the hands of our experienced Brandon Legal Group attorneys, you are placing it in the hands of professionals with over 40 years of experience committed to helping you achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

Litigation can be stressful and full of uncertainty. We pride ourselves on providing enthusiastic legal counsel with confidence, integrity, and compassion. Our attorneys are committed to providing you with unmatched support and attention. We will listen carefully to your concerns, answer all of your questions, and work with you to help overcome any obstacles. We will aggressively represent your rights and best interests through each step of your case so that you receive the best possible legal outcome.
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Meet Our Attorneys

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Ingrid Hooglander

In 2008 after gaining years of experience under the watchful eyes of her predecessors, Ms. Hooglander opened her own private practice that has grown into what Brandon Legal Group is today.

Her weight lifting and Kick Boxing training contribute to a reputation as a "force of nature" in both her personal life and her presence in the court room.

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Luke Mattson

Mr. Mattson found his niche in family law and has focused his practice in that area since 2000. In particular, Luke often handles matters involving divorce, timesharing, parenting plans, child support, alimony, paternity, and civil domestic violence.

Mr. Mattson might look like he’s all business, but you'd be surprised to discover the incredible fun loving attitude he brings to the practice. When outside the courtroom, Mr. Mattson can often be found watching Lightning games or riding his bike around downtown Tampa.

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Ingrid is a gifted attorney with significant subject matter experience in family law matters. She has a ton of experience and is an expert in this practice area. She is a hard worker and puts clients first. She is able to gain exceptional results for her clients. Without hesitation I endorse Ingrid.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Brandon Legal Group FAQ 1

What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 is also called straight bankruptcy. It’s the type most people think about when they think “bankruptcy”. This is where you will liquidate your nonexempt assets in order to pay off your creditors.
Brandon Legal Group FAQ 2

Will I lose my house if I file for Bankruptcy?

This is a difficult question. There is no definitive answer. In many cases you can keep you home, but if you are not current on your mortgage or have little/no equity it may prove difficult to retain possession of the home.
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How long does a Bankruptcy take?

In most cases Chapter 7 Bankruptcy takes around 3 months. Chapter 13 on the other hand consists of a three-five year repayment plan.

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Monday ​8:00 AM-5 PM

Tuesday ​8:00 AM-5 PM

Wednesday ​8:00 AM-5 PM

Thursday ​8:00 AM-5 PM

Friday ​8:00 AM-5 PM

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed

(Closed Daily from 12 - 1 PM for lunch)