The Anatomy of a Traffic Ticket: From Start to Finish

You've received a ticket. What now? Well, there are special rules that govern the practice and procedure in any traffic case and specifically apply to practice and procedure in county courts and before civil traffic infraction hearing officers. Anytime an individual has been issued a traffic ticket he or she has three options.

Arrested for a DUI or other misdemeanor or felony in Brickell?

The downtown area of Miami, known as Brickell, and also referred to as the “Manhattan of the South”, used to be a ghost town after the close of business. However, in the last ten years, the Brickell area has emerged as a booming residential area where approximately 75,000 people make their home. Brickell is an

Loan Modifications and the Florida Keys

Recently, I have had several clients who have contacted our office in order to secure a loan modification. Many clients have indicated that they have been advised by non-lawyers (i.e. realtors, bank agents, etc.) that an easy way to obtain a loan modification is simply to stop making current monthly payments on your home. This

Mortgage Foreclosure? Loan Modification? Short Sale? What does it all mean?

Lately, we have been inundated in the media with these buzzwords. In light of falling home prices and rising unemployment, many families are at risk of losing their homes because they have to choose between putting food on the table or paying their mortgage. There are options that exist in order for you to maximize

How a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy can help you Get Current on Your Mortgage

Throughout the Florida Keys and Key West, an individual debtor who has a regular source of income may file a Chapter 13 enabling them to keep a valuable asset, such as a house. It allows the debtor to propose a “plan” to repay creditors over time, usually three to five years. A Chapter 13 is

What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is the most common form of bankruptcy filing. This type of bankruptcy filing accounts for as much as 65% of all Consumer Banking filings! Is a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy filing right for you?

Bankruptcy Practice Serving Florida Keys and Key West Residents

Hutchinson and Tubiana P.L.L.C. is proud to expand our practice areas to better serve Florida Keys, Key Largo and Key West residents suffering from bankruptcy and debt issues. Bankruptcy laws help people who can no longer pay their creditors get a fresh start – by liquidating assets to pay their debts or by creating a