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Bar Application- financial responsibility

Bar Application- financial responsibility
« on: July 04, 2011, 08:15:42 AM »
What does the Florida Bar use to determine financial responsibility aside from your credit report?  I had a charge-off a few years back that falls within the 5 year period in the question. It was removed off of my credit report because it was settled.  I was on a payment plan the whole time so I'm not sure if they payments were "late" so to speak so as to trigger the whole financial affidavit or not because i was on time with making my payments under the new payment arrangement. (the debt was charged off while i was on a one year payment plan.  I entered the payment plan before the debt was past due at all.)  If I don't report it, and it has been settled and removed from my credit report, can the Florida Board still find it?


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Re: Bar Application- financial responsibility
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2011, 04:30:19 PM »
Full disclosure is probably the best policy, but call them and ask what they want you to do.