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Crushing Debt Podcast

The Crushing Debt Podcast is hosted by Shawn M. Yesner, Esq., owner of Yesner Law, P.L., that helps our clients eliminate the financial bullies in their lives by providing options. We help clients with real estate litigation, partition, quiet title, chapter 7 liquidation, chapter 13 reorganization, short sales, loan modifications, and creditor harassment.
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Now displaying: September, 2017
Sep 28, 2017

In this week's episode, we interview Samantha Dammer, owner of Tampa Law Advocates to discuss Chapter 7 Bankruptcy for businesses.

Samantha has been practicing just as long as I have - 18 years as of the recording of the podcast episode, and has been practicing bankruptcy in Florida for 10 years.

Some of the issues we discuss:

- When would a Chapter 7 be appropriate for a business

- Why would a business want to file bankruptcy

- The benefits (and some drawbacks) to filing a business Chapter 7

- The mechanics of a business Chapter 7

- And other topics

You can contact Samantha at 813-288-0303 or visit her website at www.tampalawadvocates.com.

If you have questions for me, please reach out to Shawn@YesnerLaw.com, or www.YesnerLaw.com.

Sep 21, 2017

In this week's episode, I welcome my friend Matt Lapointe, an attorney with the firm Blalock Walters in Brandenton, FL.

Matt and I were talking recently about the number of clients I have who all fear being taken to prison for failure to pay a debt - called debtor's prison.  In fact, debtor's prison no longer exists and so Matt, a self-described history buff researched the issue of debtor's prison and we discuss this history of debtor's prison in this week's episode of the podcast.

You can reach Matt at mlapointe@blalockwalters.com or 941-748-0100.  Matt focuses on corporate and transactional law (meaning he does not go to Court, although he has attorneys in his firm who do if necessary).

You can contact me at Shawn@Yesnerlaw.com or www.yesnerlaw.com

Sep 14, 2017

I found an interesting article about success rates in Chapter 13, reorganization cases that I summarize in this week's episode.

For purposes of the article and podcast, "Success" means that the debtor completed all payments in his Chapter 13 bankruptcy.  The results are interesting in determining:

- Should you file individually or jointly with a spouse?

- Should you file on your own or with an attorney?

- What are the Success Rates on your second chapter 13 (after the first one was unsuccessful).

Please let me know what you think of this statistical analysis, and if you want a free copy of the report, please contact me at Shawn@Yesnerlaw.com.

Sep 7, 2017

In this week's episode, I interview Paul Moore with Wellings Capital, and author of The Perfect Investment.

Paul and I discuss strategies to minimize tax liability.  As a disclaimer, neither me or Paul are CPA's, Tax Attorneys, or otherwise, but we both have some knowledge and experience with the material.

We discuss strategies like:

- Investing in Real Estate

- Hiring a Tax Strategist

- Use Cost Segregation to Accelerate Depreciation

- 1031 Exchanges

- and more.

You can contact Paul and order his book The Perfect Investment on his website www.wellingscapital.com, or from Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Perfect-Investment-Enduring-Historic-Multifamily-ebook/dp/B01M0UDZ4D/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1504727528&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Perfect+Investment  

Or you can order his report that forms the basis of this episode on his website, or from Paul directly at Paul@WellingsCapital.com. 

In addition, check out Paul's Podcast - The How To Lose Money Podcast on iTunes and Android podcast players.

You can also contact me at www.yesnerlaw.com or Shawn@Yesnerlaw.com 

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