The 2017 Calendar page has been updated, showing upcoming SWFBPA meetings and Judge Delano’s tentative Fort Myers schedule. Just click on the “Calendar” tab.... Read More →
"The worst bankruptcy in the world is the person who has lost his enthusiasm."
--- H.W. Arnold
"His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy."
--- Woody Allen
"Bankruptcy stared me in the face,
but one thought kept me calm;
soon, I'd be too poor to need an anti-theft alarm."
--- Gina Rothfels
"Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants pocket, and give your coat to your creditors."
--- Joey Adams
"I'm so poor I can't even pay attention."
--- Ron Kittle
"My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income."
--- Errol Flynn
"The only reason a great many American families do not own an elephant,
is that they have never been offered
an elephant for a dollar down
and easy weekly payments."
--- Mad Magazine
"A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather, and ask for it back when it begins to rain."
--- Robert Frost
"The trick is to stop thinking
of it as 'your' money."
--- IRS Auditor
"Someone stole all my credit cards,
but I won't be reporting it.
The thief spends less than my wife did."
--- Henny Youngman
"People are living longer than ever before, a phenomenon undoubtedly made necessary by the 30-year mortgage."
--- Doug Larson
"Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours."
"How did you go bankrupt?"
"Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly."
---Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises
"I declare bankruptcy!"
Co-worker at The Office:
"I just wanted you to know that you can't just say the word bankruptcy and expect anything to happen."
"I didn't say it, I declared it."
"Even if you were to fall into
extreme financial hardship and file for bankruptcy,
you need to understand that your student loan debt
will not be discharged in bankruptcy.
It is the Velcro of all debts."
"Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without Hell."
"Your worth consists in what you are, and not in what you have."
"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration."
Recent News / Up-to-Date News and Information
Just a reminder that the monthly luncheon seminar will be held on January 19 at Noon in the Jury Assembly Room on the 2nd floor... Read More →
The SWFBPA Annual Alexander L. Paskay Memorial Dinner will be held on October 20 at 6:00 pm at Chianti’s Ristorante Italiano in Fort Myers. Read... Read More →
The Bankruptcy Court recently revised its Accompanying Orders and Negative Notice lists. Both of these lists can be accessed by going to the “Resources” page... Read More →