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Bankruptcy Information

Get expert advice from attorney Jeff Badgley on filing for either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Central Florida.

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If I File For Bankruptcy, Do I Lose My Workers Compensation Settlement Money?

Filing for bankruptcy is an important decision, and there are many factors to consider. If you have received a settlement as a result of a workers compensation claim, you may worry that filing for bankruptcy will cause you to lose this money. However, Florida has protections in place specifically to exclude your workers compensation benefits and settlements […]

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You Can’t Charge Bankruptcy Attorney Fees On A Credit Card. Here’s Why.

The rules are clear here in Orlando, Florida and anywhere else: if you’re filing for Chapter 7, you cannot charge your bankruptcy attorney fees on a credit card. Any Orlando bankruptcy attorney who reads the bankruptcy code knows that it specifically prevents us from counseling a client to go into debt to pay for a […]


Bankruptcy for Millionaires: Can I File Chapter 7 or 13 In Florida?

True or false: if I make a lot of money or have a lot of assets, then I can’t file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in the state of Florida. False. Don’t fall for that common myth about bankruptcy for millionaires. Even if you have a high net worth, you’re eligible to file […]


Same-Sex Married Couple Files for Bankruptcy in Orlando

Badgley Law Group is committed to the rights of all married couples, and helping them through the bankruptcy process. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we present to you a case study of our Chapter 7 clients Kyle and Joshua, a Deland couple who married in Washington, D.C. in 2013. Did you know that until a […]

Personal Injury Information

Learn from Jeff Badgley’s decades of experience in auto accident, medical malpractice, and other kinds of personal injury cases.

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How An Orlando Trial Lawyer Can Help If You’re The Victim Of A Trucking Accident

A truck accident is not like a car accident. The damage done and injuries sustained are much more severe and death is more likely. Federal rules and regulations govern the trucking industry, making cases more complicated than typical auto accident cases. Case preparation requires knowledge of the specialized technology used by semi trucks, a deep […]

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Wrongful Death Suits: Recognize The Signs Of Elderly Dehydration

Up to 60% of the human body is water. It supports every system of the body, making it vital to our survival, and yet, elderly patients in hospitals, nursing homes, and under the watch of doctors, nurses, and other caregivers routinely die from lack of water each year.  The saddest part is that deaths due […]

Elderly Hospital Falls: Malpractice Cases

Elderly Hospital Falls: Malpractice Cases

Of all age groups, the elderly are at greatest risk for falling. This is true about elderly hospital falls in Orlando and throughout the U.S. This vulnerable demographic does not always receive the kind of hospital care necessary to prevent falls that lead to injury or death. As outlined in previous posts, elderly hospital falls […]

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Preventing an Elderly Hospital Fall: What Hospital Staff Should Do

In Orlando hospitals, an elderly hospital fall is a serious concern. On the one hand, it can inflict fear in older people, causing them to limit their own mobility and thereby decrease their quality of life. On the other hand, an elderly hospital fall can lead to serious injury and even death. It is also […]