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ATTORNEY CHAD VAN HORN
Chad Van Horn Named Legal Aid of Broward County's 2017 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year

November 17th, 2017

Chad Van Horn, the founding partner of Van Horn Law Group, P.A., was recognized as Attorney of the Year at the 16th annual For the Public Good event hosted by Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA).

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How to Rescue a Failing Retail Business

November 10th, 2017

The retail industry is in big trouble. From mom-and-pop shops to major retail chains, stores are closing at an alarming rate, even as the economy grows ever stronger.

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Florida Bankruptcy Attorney, Chad Van Horn Selected as a Florida Rising Star for 2017

June 9, 2017

To be honored by one’s peers is among the highest honors that an attorney can receive, and Fort Lauderdale Bankruptcy attorney Chad Van Horn is proud to announce that for the second year in a row, Thompson-Reuters has selected Van Horn as one of their Rising Stars.

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Robert Morris University and Gateway High School Graduate Named Florida Big Brother of the Year

March 7, 2017

Gateway High School Class of 2002 and Robert Morris University Class of 2005 graduate, Chad Van Horn has been honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County, Florida and now is the Big Brother of the Year for the State of Florida.

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Attorney Chad Van Horn Honored as 2017 Florida Big Brother of the Year

March 2, 2017

Chad Van Horn, founder and managing partner of Van Horn Law Group, is honored to be named Florida Big Brother of the Year by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County.

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Fort Lauderdale Attorney Named Florida Big Brother of the Year

February 28, 2017

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Florida unanimously selected Broward mentor and Fort Lauderdale attorney Chad Van Horn as the State of Florida Big of the Year.

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Shoot three pointers every day in January? No sweat for this Big Brother duo

January 26th 2017

The 17-year-old catches it, focuses on the hoop ahead and shoots a three-point basket just before dusk at Holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale. They were on day five of their challenge to shoot three-pointers.

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Artificial Intelligence Attorney Joins Van Horn Law Group

January 25th 2017

Meet ROSS, a New Addition to the Van Horn Law Group South Florida Bankruptcy Firm

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Chad T. Van Horn, Esq. Bankruptcy Attorney Sworn into Western Pennsylvania Federal Bar

November 9, 2016

On October 27 of 2016, Chad T Van Horn Esquire, bankruptcy attorney and the founding partner of Van Horn Law Group, was sworn into the Western Pennsylvania Federal Bar in a ceremony presided over by District Judge David S Cercone.

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The College Cash Conundrum

August 1, 2016

Florida’s one of the best states in the country for getting an affordable college education – but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to plan.

In May and June, thousands of students walked across stages all over the state, clothed in caps with dangling tassels, robes and the pride of accomplishment. After years of study, these college students were handed a piece of paper telling the world they had a degree - and for nearly half of them, debt. While 51 percent of Florida’s students graduate debt free, the others are handed a diploma at their commencement ceremony and, on average, a bill for $11,500, according to the Florida State Board of Governors.

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Bankruptcy Attorney Chad Van Horn Serves as Instructor for a Palm Beach County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Course

July 25, 2016

Bankruptcy Attorney Chad Van Horn recently took part as an instructor for a Palm Beach County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Course. The topic: “The New Bankruptcy Forms Petition, Schedules and SOFAs.” Van Horn focused on pre-filing review issues and the intake process.

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ATTORNEY CHAD VAN HORN RECEIVES PRO BONO AWARD
ATTORNEY CHAD VAN HORN RECEIVES PRO BONO AWARD FROM LEGAL AID SERVICE OF BROWARD COUNTY

June 24, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla, June 24, 2016 – Attorney Chad Van Horn, managing partner of Van Horn Law Group has been honored by Legal Aid Service of Broward County for contributing more than 100 pro bono service hours in 2015 with Broward Lawyers Care.

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Bankruptcy Attorney Chad Van Horn Turns Up Heat in Amended Lawsuit Against Student Loan Servicer – Alleges Abusive, Illegal Phone Tactics Following Debt Discharged in Bankruptcy

June 21, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 21, 2016 – Bankruptcy Attorney Chad Van Horn has amended a recent lawsuit against Navient Solutions Inc., a student loan servicer, alleging violations of the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act and two federal statutes, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

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Bankruptcy Attorney Chad Van Horn and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County Celebrate 8th Annual ‘Bowl for Kids’ Sake’ – a Premier Fundraising Event

June 15, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 15, 2016 – Bankruptcy Attorney Chad Van Horn and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County recently held the organization’s 8th annual ‘Bowl for Kids’ Sake’ that attracted more than 350 bowlers at SpareZ Bowling center in Davie.

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Lawyer Sues Student Loan Servicer Over Bar Prep Debt Discharged in Bankruptcy

June 9, 2016

A newly minted lawyer is bringing suit over debt incurred to prepare for her bar exams. Boca Raton attorney Verhonda Williams said she struggled to find work after graduating law school in 2011 and was later laid off from a foreclosure defense firm, owing more than $194,000 in student loans. She filed for Chapter 7 protection, claiming less than $16,500 in assets and nearly $239,100 in liabilities.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward, 2016 Bowl for Kids Sake Tournament
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward, 2016 Bowl for Kids Sake Tournament

June 9, 2016

Count up those strikes and spares during Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward's "Bowl for Kids' Sake Tournament.

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Attorney Chad Van Horn Named 2016 Big Brother of The Year By Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Broward County
Attorney Chad Van Horn Named 2016 Big Brother of The Year By Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Broward County

May 12, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla, May 12, 2016 – Chad Van Horn, managing partner of Van Horn Law Group has been named Big Brother of the Year for 2016 by Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County. This is the second year in a row Van Horn has won the honor.

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Van Horn Law Group Announces The Opening Of Its West Palm Beach Office
Van Horn Law Group Announces The Opening Of Its West Palm Beach Office – Attorneys Dennis Card And Darren Newhart Join The Firm's New Office

May 12, 2016

Van Horn Law Group, P.A. is pleased to announce the opening of its new office located at 721 US Highway 1, Suite 201 in North Palm Beach. Managing Partner Chad Van Horn says the new office includes attorneys Dennis Card and Darren Newhart who have joined Van Horn Law Group.

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an Horn Law Group extends 2016 College Scholarship Entry Deadline Expands Eligibility To Include 7th to 12th Grade Students
Van Horn Law Group extends 2016 College Scholarship Entry Deadline Expands Eligibility To Include 7th to 12th Grade Students

May 4, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 4, 2016 – Fort Lauderdale-based Van Horn Law Group, P.A. has extended the deadline for its annual Debra Van Horn College Scholarship to June 15, 2016.

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Mentoring Matters: Big Brother Teaches Little Not To Race Through Life
Mentoring Matters: Big Brother Teaches Little Not To Race Through Life

April 11, 2016

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – When Chad Van Horn moved to Florida from Pittsburgh several years ago, he was looking for a way to connect with the community. He found that connection with Desmond.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County supporters at Eduardo Noriega's 7th Annual Birthday Invitational Tennis Tournament
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County supporters at Eduardo Noriega's 7th Annual Birthday Invitational Tennis Tournament.

January 5, 2016

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County supporters recently gathered for Eduardo Noriega's 7th Annual Birthday Invitational Tennis Tournament at Lauderdale Tennis Club, sponsored by Van Horn Law Group.

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Tips to tackle debt after holiday spending
Tips to tackle debt after holiday spending, Americans carry average of $15,000 of credit card debt

January 4, 2016

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - We shop, we swipe, and sometimes our spending habits get out of control and those credit card bills just seem to grow and grow.

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Déjà Vu Ball

December 17, 2015

Déjà Vu – Thank Vu VIP Cocktail Party Celebrates; Raising Nearly $336,000 in Support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward

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Local Family of Eight Surprised with Thanksgiving Feast Through Share the Season Initiative
Local Family of Eight Surprised with Thanksgiving Feast Through Share the Season Initiative

November 25, 2015

A Broward County family of eight was surprised yesterday with a full Thanksgiving Day meal courtesy of Van Horn Law Group through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County’s Share the Season initiative. Each year during the months of November and December, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County assists the families that they serve who have faced hardship by collecting and donating meals, clothes and toys to provide holiday support.

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People on the Move in South Florida
People on the Move in South Florida

November 25, 2015

Chad T. Van Horn, founding partner of Van Horn Law Group P.A. in Fort Lauderdale, was named a Pro Bono Attorney Star for the second year by the Legal Aid Service of Broward County , for his pro bono work with United Way of Broward County's Mission United initiative.

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Nearly $336,000 Raised for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward
Nearly $336,000 Raised for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward

November 23, 2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward CEO Ana Cedeño celebrates the success of the organization's Déjà Vu event with board members Bill Saunderson and Chad Van Horn at the Thank Vu VIP cocktail party at Morton's Steakhouse in Fort Lauderdale.

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Van Horn Law Group Announces 2016 Debra Van Horn Scholarship Call for Entries
Van Horn Law Group Announces 2016 Debra Van Horn Scholarship Call for Entries

November 13, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The Van Horn Law Group today announced the call for entries for the 2016 Debra Van Horn Scholarship. The $1,000 renewable scholarship is given annually to one full-time undergraduate college student who was raised in a single-parent household and is an active participant in their community and current educational institution.

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Chad T. Van Horn, Esq., founding partner of Van Horn Law Group
Chad T. Van Horn, Esq., founding partner of Van Horn Law Group, P.A, Named "Pro Bono Attorney Star”

October 22, 2015

Chad T. Van Horn, Esq., founding partner of Van Horn Law Group, P.A. in Fort Lauderdale was named a "Pro Bono Attorney Star" for the second year by Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. for his pro bono work with Mission United.

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Fort Lauderdale “Pro Bono Superstar” Marks Milestone During National Pro Bono Week
Fort Lauderdale “Pro Bono Superstar” Marks Milestone During National Pro Bono Week

October 30, 2015

Chad Van Horn, South Florida business leader and founding partner of Van Horn Law Group, P.A. is pleased to announce that he has just represented his 1,000th party through the bankruptcy process, according to government records.

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New Graduates Have New Options for Student Debt Management
New Graduates Have New Options for Student Debt Management

October 2, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE - College graduation is a time of joyous change for young people in South Florida and across the country who are eager to enter the proverbial real world. But the graduation season of celebration comes to a screeching halt for many who are staring down the barrel of tens of thousands of dollars in debt, with in many cases no, or very low, income.

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