Home -> Law Blog Directory -> Bankruptcy Blogs -> Florida Bankruptcy Law

OR PHONE (866) 635-1838 for Bankruptcy Help, (866) 635-6190 for Divorce,
(866) 635-2689 for Personal Injury or (866) 635-9402 for Criminal Defense

Find a Local Lawyer

Bankruptcy (866) 635-1838
Divorce (866) 635-6190
Personal Injury (866) 635-2689
Criminal Defense (866) 635-9402



: Florida Bankruptcy Law

Can You File Bankruptcy In Florida If You Work And Live Overseas Temorarily?

By Jonathan Alper


I received an email from a man who was working overseas on a long-term work assignment. His last residence in the United States was in Volusia County, Florida. He wanted to know if he could file bankruptcy and if his retirement pay, which he received monthly from a prior employer, was protected in bankruptcy. If you leave Florida to work overseas on a temporary basis you are probably still a Florida resident and can file bankruptcy in Florida. He would file in the Middle District of Florida because Volusia County is in the Middle District. Being stationed overseas for work does not forfeit Florida asset exemptions. Pension payments payable to Florida residents are exempt regardless of where the resident resides on a temporary basis.

Full post as published by Florida Bankruptcy Law on April 20, 2008 (boomark / email).

Bloggers, promote your law blog by nominating your blog for inclusion in's Law Blog Directory and RSS Reader. Benefits described.
Related Law Blog Posts
Search Blog Directory:

Search Blog Directory:

Related Law Articles

Lawsuits and Settlements

Related Searches

US Law
#1 Online Legal Resource

Your Blog Subscriptions
Subscribe to blogs

10,000+ Law Job Listings
Lawyer . Police . Paralegal . Etc
Earn a law-related degree
Are you the author of this blog? Adding to your Blogroll increases relevance. You qualify to display a USLaw Network badge.
Suggest changes to this blog's description or nominate another for inclusion. Register for updates.

Practice Area
Zip Code:

Contact a Lawyer Now!

0.3508 secs (from cache 05/26/15 08:06:24)