Licensed to practice law in Florida since 2005 and a University of Miami School of... more
Licensed to practice law in Florida since 2005 and a University of Miami School of Law Graduate, Miami criminal defense lawyer Omar Ghaffar has always been a member of the Florida bar in good standing. Mr. Ghaffar is a member of the Dade County Bar Association and as a practitioner is admitted to the Florida Bar as well as the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida. ... view profile
I represent debtors in bankruptcy under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 throughout South... more
I represent debtors in bankruptcy under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 throughout South Florida. I was admitted to the Florida Bar in May, 2003 and I have practiced bankruptcy law almost exclusively since 2005. Before starting my own practice in 2012, I gained extensive experience representing debtors in bankruptcy during more than six years working for some of the highest volume consumer-debtor... view profile
A bankruptcy attorney can help you manage personal or business debts you are unable to pay. Bankruptcy laws allow people and businesses to (1) get a “fresh start” by relieving most debts; and (2) repay the money owed to all creditors as fairly as possible. When you file for bankruptcy protection, all other legal actions against you are put on hold. Creditors cannot sue you, garnish your wages, repossess your car or home entertainment system, or start or continue with a foreclosure action against your home. There are different types of bankruptcy filings and each has its own advantages. Since bankruptcy can significantly impact your future purchasing power and credit rating, you should see a bankruptcy attorney to make sure the benefits of filling bankruptcy outweigh the consequences.