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Terrence H Thorgaard

Terrence H Thorgaard

  • Bankruptcy, Business Law, Estate Planning ...
  • Alaska, Florida
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I was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, where I practiced law from 1977. I was a municipal attorney for the first part of my legal career, and then switched to private practice. I conducted a general private law practice, with emphasis in civil litigation and bankruptcy. I also taught several college-level courses relating to various aspects of the law. In 2004, my family and I moved to Florida and have been here ever since. From 2011 to 2015 I worked for another lawyer in Walton County, assisting him in his office, especially with scheduling of attendance at real estate foreclosure hearings in behalf of secured creditors. I was admitted to the Florida bar in 2016.

Education
University of Alaska - Fairbanks
B.A. (1973) | History
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University of Puget Sound
J.D.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alaska
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Florida
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Court of Claims
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U.S. District (& Bankruptcy) Court - Northern District of Florida
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U.S. District (& Bankruptcy) Court, District of Alaska
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U.S. Tax Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Municipal Law
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
  • Aviation Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • German: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. HOw can I fight a mobile home park about them not renewing our lease for a reason that was discrimitive?
A: Having been accused of violence in the course of breaking up a fight doesn't sound like discrimination on the basis of being in a suspect category (race, etc.). So, unless the mobile home park's agreement proves otherwise, they can get rid of you.
Q. See below
A: a. You should ask the local police if they can and will prosecute the cyclist. b. The resident driver's liability insurance company might be able to sue the HOA and the security company if the carrier is obligated to pay damages to the cyclist. c. The cyclist is probably barred from suing because of the doctrines of assumption of risk, and the cyclist's damages might be reduced by the doctrine of comparative negligence.
Q. If the grantee s post office address is wrong on quite Claim Deed, Does it make the instrument defective or invalid
A: Or, if you are the grantee, simply notify the post office of a change in address. You should probably also notify the tax collector.
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51 Cross Creek Circle
Freeeport, FL 32439
Cell: (850) 502-9724