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Bankruptcy & Foreclosure

Don’t let the need for a foreclosure or filing for bankruptcy make you feel like a failure. Filing for bankruptcy can provide a sense of reprieve for individuals or businesses buried under tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. Settling your debt through bankruptcy when all other options have failed will give you the chance to start anew.

Anyone can fall on hard times, call our office today to help you get out ahead when you are falling behind. With over 20 years of combined experience our attorneys can help you navigate through the steps and procedures of bankruptcy and help you to ensure that you receive the best debt settlement for your individual case.

Personal Injury

Getting hurt can interrupt your life, more so, when the injury is due to no fault of your own. With injuries come medical expenses and lost time from work which means you are not getting paid.

You may have lost wages but all your landlord or mortgage lender are interested in is being paid. What about the hospital bill or prescriptions? Physical therapy? Follow up visits? Where is the money going to come from? Who is responsible for paying all of these bills from the injury? The questions keep coming and you don’t know what to do.

This is where the experience attorneys at Merritt Law Office come in. If you or a family member is injured by a third party, especially if the injury is a result of their negligence, a call to our law office should be second to your medical care provider. Let us help you get answers to your questions.

Probate & Estate Planning

At Merritt Law Office, PA we are committed to meeting all of the estate planning, asset preservation and probate needs of residents of the Lakeland, FL area. Too often people believe that they don’t have anything worth putting in a will or they think all that they need is just a will to put their estate in order. However, estate planning goes far beyond just wills.

Estate planning allows you to maximize the benefits of your assets for the duration of your life and continue those benefits for your chosen beneficiaries. This can include the drafting of financial, medical, tax, asset, and business documents that can speak for you long after you are gone.

Litigation

Whether you are the plaintiff and looking for justice or being summoned to court as the defendant, protecting yourself against a perceived wrong doing, being a part of a civil litigation can feel like anything but civil. Allow the attorneys at Merritt Law Office help bring back some civility to your cause.

We will do everything we can to help you reach a beneficial outcome by standing up for your rights while attempting to work with the opposing counsel to come to an agreeable resolution to prevent unnecessary costs and expenditures on your part.

Bankruptcy Attorney Lakeland

Understand the Typical Resolution Process

1) Debt is overwhelming and you do not have the means to sustain it
3) We take action by filing for bankruptcy on your behalf You receive automatic stay and won’t have to hear from creditors
5) Communicate with the trustee assigned to your case by the court on your behalf
7)Assist in closing your case (including ensuring you sign up for the required debtors education course) so you can begin a fresh financial start
2) Speak with our bankruptcy experts and review your case for possible solutions
4) Help you navigate through the bankruptcy requirements (paperwork, financial documents, sign up for credit counseling)
6) Attend the creditors meeting with you to provide support during questioning by the court
Keith Merritt P.A.

KEITH MERRITT

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University of Florida
Masters in Business Administration
Florida State University
Degrees in Biology and History
 Florida Bar #181961

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