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Timothy S. Kingcade

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Miami, FL

4.8   190 reviews

About Timothy

Learn Timothy’s areas of practice.

Timothy Kingcade has a wealth of litigation experience in the field of bankruptcy law.  His practice focuses exclusively in the area of bankruptcy law, handling Chapter 7 filings and foreclosure defense cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

 

Timothy Kingcade began his legal career as a law clerk for the Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge in Tampa, Florida.   He received his Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law, in Gulfport Florida, where he graduated Cum Laude.  He received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida, in Tampa, where he graduated Cum Laude, with a double major in Accounting and Finance. 

 

In 1996, Timothy Kingcade started Kingcade & Garcia, P.A., in Miami.  Today, he and his firm handle over a thousand bankruptcy filings each year.   Timothy Kingcade’s vast experience and expertise in the field of bankruptcy law allow him to know what bankruptcy trustees in the Southern District of Florida are looking for, preventing his clients from some of the pitfalls that can lead to the denial or dismissal of a bankruptcy case.

 

To compliment Timothy Kingcade’s extensive experience in the field of bankruptcy law, he is also a certified public accountant (CPA), which provides him with a unique understanding of how to handle tax-motivated bankruptcy cases against the IRS. 

 

Timothy Kingcade represents clients throughout the State of Florida in Chapter 7 bankruptcy and foreclosure defense cases.  He is committed to providing personalized service to each and every client, clearly explaining the options according to their unique life circumstance.   He has made this office policy at his firm, providing a service centered on a culture of superior client care. 

 

In addition, all attorneys and staff members at the firm are bilingual, speaking Spanish.

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Licensed for 26 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1996
Updated 11/23/2022

Contact Timothy

Kingcade Garcia McMaken Bankruptcy Attorneys
1370 Coral Way
Miami, FL, 33145-2960

Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
  190 customer reviews
Posted by Agustin | November 16, 2022
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Simply the best!
Mr. Kingcade and his staff go above and beyond to assist their clients. You will not find a more dedicated group of attorneys and support staff. Thank you all for the outstanding job!
Posted by Jason S. | November 9, 2022
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Excellent service
Excellent service! Timothy Kingcade and his team helped get me out of debt for good.
Posted by Shardae M. | November 9, 2022
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Best Staff
The attorneys and staff at Kingcade Garcia McMaken are the best! Best Staff. Best Team. Highly recommended.
Posted by Villar A | November 9, 2022
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Excelente servicio
Excelente servicio de todas las personas que trabajan en la oficina. Los recomendamos seguro
Posted by Andrea P | November 9, 2022
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Exceptionally Professional Team
The staff & attorneys are extremely knowledgeable of the process. Responds in a timely manner. And are polite. I would & have highly recommended them to family & friends.
Posted by Rodrigo C. | November 9, 2022
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Great Team
I came to this beautiful country with the American dream in mind. I did not have the culture of credit and did not know how to use it. Obviously, I got heavily indebted over the years. I didn’t know I had the option of filing bankruptcy until a friend recommended me to Mr. Timothy Kingcade. Kingcade Garcia McMaken took care of the whole process in a very professional, smooth, clear and effective way. And they educated me in the culture of credit. I totally recommend this law firm.
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Posted by Odalys A | November 9, 2022
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Extremely helpful and Professional Team
Everything went smoothly from beginning to end. If you follow instructions and get all of the documents they request and need, you will have no problems. They will guide you until the end. Attorneys and staff know excellently what they are doing. Great communication skills.
Posted by anonymous | July 19, 2022
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Vivimer
He explained the process of our bankruptcy in detail so we knew exactly what to expect from the courts. The office staff were also very helpful and answered all my questions and I did ask lots of questions.
Posted by Jose | June 28, 2022
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The best law firm
I came to this beautiful country with the American dream in mind. I did not have the culture of credit and did not know how to use it. Obviously I got heavily indebted over the years. I didn't know I had the option of going into bankruptcy case until a friend recommended me to Mr. Timothy Kingcade. Kingcade Garcia McMaken took care of the whole process in a very professional, smooth, clear and effective way. And they educated me in the culture of credit. I totally recommend this law firm.
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Posted by Michelle | June 2, 2022
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Bankruptcy and foreclosure
Kingcade is by far the best lawyer in Miami he has help me in so many departments when it comes to financial debt and they have an amazing team with great customer service you’ll feel like you’re at home! Kingcade will get the job done!
Posted by Jose | May 11, 2022
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Very Professional
Muy profesionalmente su trabajo, gracias por ayudarrnos a solventar todos los problemas que teníamos encima.
Posted by N.B. | May 11, 2022
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Extremely helpful Team
From start to finish they were extremely helpful and answered all my questions and doubts swiftly. The process was easy and they took care of pretty much everything.
Posted by Bayardo | March 25, 2022
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Highly recommended
Working with Tim was a pleasure. He answered all my questions and concerns thoroughly. His team took care of everything and there wasn’t much needed from my part. Highly recommend!
Posted by Javier | January 28, 2022
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Great Service
Very Professional and always there to solve my needs!!! Mr. Timothy Kingcade treated me like family, Great person and very friendly staff, I would highly recommend them to anyone!!!
Posted by Jose | January 28, 2022
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Excellent Services
My experience with Kingcade & Garcia although tough to do in my situation at the time, was very informative, pleasant and reassuring. He made it easier for me to deal with, I was able to follow his advice on establishing my credit again and within months after filing Bankruptcy I was back on my feet, now coming around on the 10th year anniversary of filing, I just want to thank you for your guidance and advice.
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Posted by Johnny | January 26, 2022
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Best ever
Very profesional and good at what he do would highly recommend to any one in need of a bankruptcy lawyer. Always available at any time to answer any question you may have.
Posted by Lianette | January 25, 2022
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Professional
The experience was great. Everyone in the office were kind and collaborative making the process very easy. They keep in excellent communication and helped me navigate through this hard moment.
Posted by Paula | January 18, 2022
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Class A Firm
I needed an attorney for bankruptcy and chose Attorney Timothy Kingcade of Kingcade Garcia McMaken, P.A. From start to finish, they were very helpful and answered all of my questions. I would definitely refer them to any of my friends that needed a bankruptcy attorney. All the staff was very knowledgeable of my needs. You will not be disappointed. This is a Class A firm.
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Posted by C.G. | January 18, 2022
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Goes Above and Beyond for his Clients!
Mr. Kingcade is the best Bankruptcy attorney. His expertise, honesty and relentless efforts to help his clients makes him the best!!!
Posted by Rossman | November 9, 2021
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Bankruptcy
I am very happy with the help he gave me,every One in there are so nice and I recommended to everyone
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Cost

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Payment methods
Cash, Check

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2005.

Admonishment issued in FL, 2005
updated on 11/21/2010

An admonition means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar gives the lawyer an admonition in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Admonishment issued in FL, 2004
updated on 11/21/2010

An admonition means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar gives the lawyer an admonition in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Kingcade Garcia
  • 1996 - Present

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1991
  • University of South Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1986

Legal Cases

  • In re Sybil Todd, Debtor. (United States Bankruptcy Court, S.D. Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Division)
  • The Court orders that the Plaintiffs Motion is denied in full and the Defendant’s Cross Motion is granted in full.
  • In re Juliet Bright, Debtor. (United States Bankruptcy Court, S.D. Florida)
  • The Debtor’s motion to reopen the case and redeem is proper. Therefore, it is ordered that Debtor may reopen and redeem the Toyota Camry. The Debtor may not attempt to redeem the value the Debtor attributed to the Toyota in October 2003 of $5,000.00.
  • In re Sernaque, Debtor. 311 B.R. 632
  • CitiFinancial’s Motion for Summary Judgment will be denied and the Court will set a further hearing to determine the scope of proceedings necessary to determine the sufficiency of service and notice.
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Associations

  • Kingcade Garcia
  • Partner
  • 1996 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Client' Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2021
  • Best Bankruptcy Lawyers in Miami
  • Expertise
  • 2021
  • Florida Super Lawyer- Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2020
  • Blue Ribbon Panel
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Florida Super Lawyer- Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Florida Super Lawyer- Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Florida Super Lawyer- Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Florida Legal Elite
  • Florida Trend Magazine
  • 2017
  • Florida Super Lawyer- Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Florida Super Lawyer- Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Florida Super Lawyer- Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Florida Super Lawyer- Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Florida Excellence Award in Legal Services
  • USCTRI
  • 2015
  • Top Bankruptcy Attorney 10.0 Superb Rating
  • AVVO
  • 2015
  • Client's Choice Award
  • AVVO
  • 2014
  • Florida Super Lawyer- Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Client Distinction Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • AV-rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell / Lexis Nexis
  • 2012
  • 2011 South Florida Movers & Shakers Award
  • Business Leader Magazine
  • 2011
  • 4th in Nation for Number of Ch. 7 Cases Filed- Southern District
  • 722 Quarterly
  • 2010
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Publications

  • Florida Bar Journal
  • Trust Fund Recovery Penalty: Personal Liability for an Employer's Failure to Pay Employees' Withholding to the IRS
  • 1996
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Speaking Engagements

  • Review Course for Paralegals
  • Review Course for Paralegals to earn their certified paralegal designation
  • 2011
  • Bankruptcy CLE Seminar
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • 2011
  • The Dade County Bar Association’s Seminar On Foreclosure And Bankruptcy
  • Seminar On Foreclosure And Bankruptcy
  • 2009

Attorney endorsements

Received (23)
Given (7)
Unknown Attorney | May 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 22
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Kingcade for about two years. He is incredibly knowledgeable and professional. He zealously advocates for his clients, and I highly recommend him as your lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 22
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I've had the pleasure of working alongside Mr. Kingcade for several years. He is an extremely knowledgeable and passionate attorney who always puts the best interests of his clients first. He is the attorney you want at your side if you ever find yourself in bankruptcy, facing foreclosure, or having to deal with harassing creditors. I endorse him without question as my first choice for a bankruptcy, foreclosure, or debt defense attorney."
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Jan 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Mr. Kingcade. His clear and detailed answers to legal questions demonstrate his superior knowledge of bankruptcy law."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Dec 31
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. He is a fine lawyer and does a great job representing consumers in bankruptcy or foreclosure defense"
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Dec 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Timothy Kingcade is well-known and well-regarded in the bankruptcy community."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Dec 24
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Ironically I first met Tim as an opposing counsel and we "butted" heads on bankruptcy law, though I am a member of the Florida Bar I was living in Chicago and needed a local BK attorney in Miami to assist me since I would not be able to make court appearances. I asked some attorneys who I trust who I should seek out as the go to BK attorney to co-counsel with me and 2 of them said TIM KINGCADE :-) Well that was a problem I said since he would be the opposing counsel, hahaha. We wound up resolving the matter but kept in contact regarding BK laws, changes, handling certain matters and issues and I have seen him in action when I have visited his office. He knows his stuff, cares about the clients, is organized and follows through."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Sep 20
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Tim is a lawyer's lawyer. I have worked with him on many matters and the clients I have sent him have always been happy with his services. In fact, he is the lawyer to whom I refer all my clients for bankruptcy work."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Jun 18
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. This attorney is by far the most knowledgeable BK attorney in the Country."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Great lawyer has historically been one of the best bankruptcy attorneys in the State of Florida. Send clients to him all the time. Keep of the good work Tim"
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Jan 12
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Jan 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Timothy Kingcade for a number of years and have referred him clients. I always hear great feedback regarding his professionalism and one-on-one attention he provides his clients. I find him to be an expert in bankruptcy law and would highly recommend his services!"
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Tim for over 20 years and find him to be both ethical as well as vastly experienced in bankruptcy law."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Timothy Kingcade. Mr. Kingcade is a very well respected attorney in this community and is known to be a very knowledgeable advocate that serves his clients well."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Sep 29
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I am happy to give my highest endorsement to Timothy S. Kingcade. I have known Mr. Kingcade to be of the finest character and integrity. His dedication to his work and his compassion for all types of people are just two of the qualities that make him a wonderful person. Mr. Kingcade is an excellent attorney who has committed himself to serving his clients at the highest levels of professionalism and proficiency. Through his focus on Bankruptcy, Mr. Kingcade has developed an excellent grasp of the problems and issues concerning debtors."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Sep 15
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. I have worked for Tim for 9 years and he is a great attorney, cares about his clients and staff and is an expert bankruptcy attorney."
Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney | Sep 13
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Tim is a smart, practical lawyer who knows how to get results. I endorse him."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Sep 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have referred numerous clients to Tim and they have been extremely pleased with the result. Tim knows the law very well and is great making a difficult situation palatable."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Sep 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Tim is an experienced consumer bankrupcty lawyer and has served many, many clients well. I endorse this lawyer."
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