There is not enough information here. You really need to speak with a landlord-tenant attorney asap. It is odd that the HOA can have a Writ of Possession and insist on your continued payment of HOA dues/rent? You have to be prepared to fight the HOA in court if they attempt to have the writ executed. You can contact me for a free 15 min telephone consult by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule the appointment.
I have read your comments to the other attorney answers. As long as you live in the house, absent some other instructions, the owner of the house is entitled to rent. The formal written lease may have ended but you are still a tenant and most likely on a month-to-month basis. The owner can evict you for non-payment of rent.
The trustee may not want to deal with collecting the rent from you. They may prefer to just receive a single check each month from the owner. So until you get...
If you are separated it should not be a problem. For personal injury claims: Normally, when a married person settles their personal injury claim, the spouse is required to sign the settlement release and their name is included on the settlement check to avoid any future claims for "loss of consortium" by the spouse.
To obtain a judgment for damages, you need personal service on the defendants. So you need to locate them in NY and have them served with the summons. Posting the summons and mailing a copy is only effective for obtaining possession, not for money damages.
There is no law in Florida that requires a person to marry you even if you have had a long term relationship and the person promised to do so many times. If your reference to 100% relations is a reference to sexual intercourse, that does not mean that a person must marry you.
You do not need to place the funds in a specific type of bank account,. The proceeds are exempt from creditors claims but you may want to consult an attorney to help you plan for the long term protection of those funds. I have provided links to Fla. Stat. 222.18 and 440.22 for your review.
Call the lawyers that filed the lawsuit and tell them that you filed chapter 7. Give them the bankruptcy case number and they should stop pursuing the case. You should also call the small claims court and tell them that you filed chapter 7, give them your bankruptcy case number so that they can cancel the hearing. They may request something in writing.
Do not file an eviction action. Since you do not have a landlord-tenant relationship with the family, a judge may dismiss an eviction action. File an unlawful detainer action. i am in Orlando and may be able to help you with this type of case. You may reach me at (407) 392-1872 or dennis @ chenlaw.net