UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
VIDEOS AND PRESENTATIONS

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Credit Card 101 (Credit Abuse Resistance Education)
The judges from the Tampa Division and local attorneys from the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association made a presentation to University of Tampa freshmen about the true cost of credit cards on Feb. 20 and 21, 2008. The presentation is part of the Credit Abuse Resistance Education program, also known as C.A.R.E. It demonstrates the way consumer credit works and the actual cost of credit card purchases if balances are not paid in full each month. The project is partially funded by a grant from The Florida Bar Foundation.

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Bankruptcy Basics
Bankruptcy Basics video contains informative information about the bankruptcy process. The video includes the following: What is bankruptcy, Alternatives to bankruptcy, Types of bankruptcy, What Bankruptcy does NOT wipe out, Examples of property you may exempt, How do I file a bankruptcy case, Meeting of creditors, Bankruptcy crimes, Court hearings, Discharge, Do I need a lawyer, How do I find a lawyer and Online resources for consumer debtors.

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Electronic History of Judges
The Middle District of Florida is creating an electronic history of its most senior judges. The Court History Project will capture the personal history and remembrances of their lives as attorneys and on the bench in a permanent format.

View Judge Proctor's video