Matthew R. Gross, J.D., P.A.

1101 Douglas Ave

Altamonte Springs, FL  32714


October 1, 2019

Bankruptcy almost always comes at a very stressful point in your financial life.  If you own a home, it is likely that you are wondering if you will lose your home.  The answer, as with most things regarding bankruptcy, is it depends on the circumstance.  With a little...

September 26, 2019

The bills are flooding in but the income is not.  You can't catch up and you see no way out.  You may even feel frozen!   You have an option in filing bankruptcy to make a fresh start.  But where do you begin?

September 10, 2019

Wage garnishment can make you feel out of control. But there are answers and ways to get get you back on your feet.

March 19, 2019

Something most of our clients depend on is their vehicle to get to and from work, to bring their kids to school and activities, to get groceries.  The loss of a vehicle could be a detriment to an entire household or family.  A repossession can feel like a failure, an e...

February 11, 2019

When the time comes to file bankruptcy you will receive a 341 notice of meeting of creditors.  This is scheduled about 30 days after your filing.  All of the creditors listed in your bankruptcy are notified of your bankruptcy and are given the opportunity to come to th...

January 4, 2019

If you are married filing single, you will eventually come across this question and like most in bankruptcy, it has several answers.  You can file without your spouse, but if it affects them depends on several factors.

1.  Are your debts, whether they be property o...

March 8, 2018

The shadow of bankruptcy has dissipated over the last decade.  Where once there was shame, there is now compassion and education.  The chance for a fresh start is achievable with a little research and planning.  Bankruptcy is just the beginning of a rebuilding process....

January 19, 2018


When you file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you make a plan with the trustee to repay your debts over a period of 3 or 5 years.  As we all know, a lot can happen in that amount of time, so what if you find yourself unable to make your plan payments?  Thankfully, there are...

January 8, 2018

If you get a tax return when you file taxes, you may be wondering if you will lose it if you file for bankruptcy.  As with just about everything in bankruptcy, this is determined by several factors.  Bankruptcy trustees care about your assets.  They want to use the ass...

November 9, 2017

A bankruptcy is public record and the 341 Meeting of Creditors that you attend is a public meeting, though it is usually only attended by creditors, attorneys, and the other debtors who are scheduled for their meeting that day.  The good news is this information is not...

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