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The Klein Advisor – December 2016

Why Listing your Home During the Holidays Might be the Best Time According to a Redfin study, houses listed from Dec. 21 through March 21 had a 9% greater chance of selling within 180 [...]

December 14th, 2016|The Klein Advisor|

The Klein Advisor – November 2016

"Zombie Debt" - RISING FROM THE GRAVE Zombie debt is a term used to describe older debts that have been brought to life by actions of collecting it. If you have a debt from [...]

November 22nd, 2016|The Klein Advisor|

The Klein Advisor – October 2016

Throwing in the Towel - Sports Authority Filed for Bankruptcy Finally, football season is upon us! Getting hyped for Sunday's game, you grab your lucky number 13, Dan Marino jersey (go Dolphins!) only to [...]

October 11th, 2016|The Klein Advisor|

Common Divorce Myths Exposed

How many times have you heard that 50% of marriages end in divorce? I bet you’ve also heard that the divorce rate is on the rise. Both of these statements are actually false. There are [...]

Lucky or Unlucky Chapter 13 Filing

We all know there is a lot of superstition around the number 13. I was thinking about this number last month, during Friday the 13th, when I heard numerous references to this unlucky (or to [...]

Klein Law Group Wins Bankruptcy Case For Client Challenged By Trustee

Like several of our clients, “Joe,” a senior living alone in our area, fell on hard times and needed to file bankruptcy. In addition to having financial challenges, he was afflicted with serious medical issues. [...]

March 30th, 2016|The Klein Advisor|

Clients Keep Home After Fierce Argument Over Florida’s Homestead Protection Law

A husband and wife (“Ron” and “Julie”) recently came to our office with little hope that their home could be saved. Their difficult situation started years ago in Virginia after Julie sold her business. The [...]

March 30th, 2016|The Klein Advisor|

Eric Klein Completes Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative

Eric N. Klein joins other small business leaders who have graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative. The initiative includes entrepreneurial business owners of small companies who are poised for growth and [...]

March 30th, 2016|The Klein Advisor|

Florida Alimony Reform Update

Alimony reform bills are making their way through the Florida legislature, but as of this week, the leading Senate legislation, SB 668, may hit a roadblock. In addition to modifying ways alimony is calculated and [...]

February 24th, 2016|The Klein Advisor|

Surrogate Claims Contract Violates Her Constitutional Rights

A surrogacy arrangement made headline news recently when the surrogate refused to abort one of the triplets she was carrying. According to the surrogacy contract she signed, the intended father could “selectively reduce” the number [...]

February 24th, 2016|The Klein Advisor|

Debtor Cannot Defend Foreclosure After Surrendering Property

Last month, the District Court for the Southern District of Florida issued a bankruptcy court order to urge chapter 7 debtors to surrender real property by directing the debtors to halt all foreclosure defense. The [...]

December 10th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Need An Attorney? Don’t Hire Until You Ask These 5 Questions

If you need a legal representation, where do you begin your search to find the best attorney for your case? There are key questions to ask prospective lawyers before you hire them. If the answers [...]

December 10th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

7 Ways to Make the Holidays Easier for Divorced Parents and their Children

Like it or not, the holidays are just around the corner. If you are a divorced parent, the word “holiday” may send chills up your spine. The season can be a tricky time for exes [...]

November 5th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Klein Law Group Defends Homeowners Against HOA Foreclosure Action and Wins

Kunal A. Mirchandani, Esq., attorney at Klein Law Group, was successful at having his client’s foreclosure case dismissed. Mr. Mirchandani’s specialist in foreclosure law yielded a big victory for his clients. The case involves a [...]

November 5th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Florida Couple’s Divorce Plays Out Like a Scene from The War of the Roses

Residents in an upscale Florida neighborhood are very worried about their 69-year-old neighbor who has been living on his million dollar front lawn since March. The concerned citizens have repeatedly asked local authorities to intercede [...]

November 5th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Will Your Family Have to Pay Your Debts After You Die?

You may wonder what will happen to your debt after you die. Will your family be stuck with it? Would what you owe truly be the legal responsibility of your loved ones? Learn who — [...]

October 7th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

7 Things You Should Do If Stopped By The Police

If you have ever been pulled over by the police, you know how anxious you feel, even if you think you have done nothing wrong. Those flashing lights in your rearview mirror trigger stress and [...]

September 3rd, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Klein Law Group Senior Attorney Wins Out-Of-State Child Custody Case

Klein Law Group’s senior attorney, Abigail Cohen, was victorious for her client, a mother in a recent interstate child custody case. The paternity action had been complicated by the fact that the mother and the [...]

September 3rd, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Not Sure Bankruptcy Is Right For You? A Phone Call May Help You Decide

If you are considering bankruptcy but are not quite sure it is the right path for you, there is a phone call you should make. And no, it is not to Klein Law Group. Call [...]

Free Range Parents Are Free From Charges — For Now

The free range parents in Maryland who landed in the national spotlight for their parenting style, have been cleared of child neglect charges that stemmed from a December, 2014 incident, but are still waiting to [...]

Older Americans Face A New Fear — Foreclosure

More American seniors are looking for creative ways to avoid foreclosure and keep their homes. People of retirement age have always had the standard concerns — having enough in savings, long-term health care, providing for [...]

Missouri Woman Wins $83 Million Settlement After Debt Collector Makes A Costly Error

A Missouri jury ordered Portfolio Recovery, a large bad debt buyer, to pay nearly $83 million to Maria Guadalupe Mejia, of Kansas City, Missouri, because they pursued her for a $1,000 credit card bill that [...]

Judge Allows Woman To Serve Divorce Papers Through Facebook

A Manhattan Supreme Court Justice granted a Brooklyn, New York woman permission to serve her estranged husband with divorce papers through a Facebook message. The landmark ruling illustrates how powerful social media’s impact is on [...]

April 22nd, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Floridians Like To Say “I Do” — Over And Over Again

Recent U.S. Census Bureau statistics find that Florida has one of the highest rates in the country for residents who have married more than two times. The rate for Florida men was 30.5 percent in [...]

March 24th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Florida House Approves Legislation That Allows Gays To Legally Adopt

Members of the gay and lesbian community in Florida are now one step closer to child adoption. This month, the Florida House of Representatives approved an amendment that would repeal the state’s statutory ban on [...]

March 24th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Florida Says Yes To Same-Sex Marriage – Changes Are Already Happening

Earlier this month, Florida became the 36th state to lift its ban on same-sex marriage and opened the door for gay and lesbian couples to say, “I do.” The long-awaited ruling not only affords [...]

January 28th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Find Strength In Others After Divorce

Divorce is rarely an easy transition for anyone. Often divorcing people experience a full range of powerful emotions from anxiety, grief, betrayal to guilt, rejection and anger. Many individuals feel isolated and stigmatized once [...]

January 28th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Buy, Hold or Flip: 2015 Real Estate Predictions

The U.S. real estate market has taken investors on an interesting roller coaster ride these past couple of decades. In the booming economy of the early 2000’s, property values skyrocketed to double and triple times [...]

January 12th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

Why it’s Best to Start Fresh for the New Year

Most of us cringe at the thought of bankruptcy. With the media constantly outing celebrities and big businesses, delivering terrible tales of loss and soiled names, why wouldn't we cringe? Many of us have even been [...]

January 12th, 2015|The Klein Advisor|

A Few Tips for Improving Your Credit Score after Bankruptcy

Credit Scores can seem tricky if you don’t understand exactly how it’s calculated and what you can do to improve and maintain a good credit score. Credit bureaus calculate credit score based on four main [...]

December 1st, 2014|The Klein Advisor|

One Late Payment Does Make A Difference

A late payment on one account could cost you higher rates and fees on all of your accounts – from your credit cards to your auto insurance. More and more, companies are sifting through your [...]

Couples Free To Split As U.S. Economy Improves

With Florida’s economy and housing market recovering, more couples who had to put off divorce because of finances are now able to separate and get on with their lives. People are finding it easier to [...]

March 21st, 2014|The Klein Advisor|

Think Twice Before Co-Signing A Loan

It is so tempting to say yes when a loved one asks you to co-sign for a loan they so desperately need. Regardless of how large or small the loan may be, adding your name [...]

March 21st, 2014|The Klein Advisor|

Valentine’s Day Smack-Dab In Middle of “Divorce Season”

Valentine’s Day was less than two weeks ago, so it’s hard to believe we’re in the height of “divorce season,” as many legal professionals have called this time of the year. Divorce attorneys across the [...]

February 26th, 2014|The Klein Advisor|