Bartender Forced into Bankruptcy by Loud-Mouth Customer

An out of control Customer at a bar complained that “the drinks are weak.” The bartender was fired and consequently got into serious debt.

The bartenders only solution was filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. He is got his Fresh Start!

Story of Florida Bartender Victim of a Loudmouth Bar Patron

This Broward County Bankruptcy attorney [that’s me – Howard Butler] – has heard many sad financial tales leading to bankruptcy – or worse!

The story I heard recently from a fellow bankruptcy lawyer fits that description.

The Story as I Heard It…

A local bartender was very good at his job. It helped pay his bills. While he was used to dealing with unruly customers, there was one customer he was not equipped to deal with.


An out of control¬†man came up to him one night at work, yelling: “Why are these drinks so weak? You will not get away with this!” The bartender thought this patron must be on drugs or have serious mental issues. The next night his boss called him into the office. The out of control man was a big spender and the boss fired the bartender on the spot, not even asking for his side of the story.

The economy being what it is, the bartender could not find another job. Bills started piling up. Credit cards were used for living expenses. Collectors started calling. Collection lawsuits were started. It became too much to handle. The stress started to take a toll. The bartender did not know what to do. He had no way to pay all his debts. He finally did the only thing that could address the bills he was faced with. He consulted with a local bankruptcy attorney.

The bankruptcy attorney counseled him and the filed a bankruptcy case. This literally removed all the stress he was facing. After a few months the process was over and the bartender ended up with clean slate – a ‘fresh start’ as the U.S. Congress called it when they set up the bankruptcy laws.

Unforseen Circumstances often bring on Financial Troubles

Often people are put in bad financial situations through no fault of their own. This man was fired from a job he excelled in. Just based on the allegations of an out of control patron. In order to survive he ran up credit card debt. The interest and the late charges made climbing out of debt impossible. Thanks to the hard work of a bankruptcy lawyer he has been given a fresh start.

If you are a bartender, or just an individual who finds yourself in financial trouble with no obvious way to climb out of your financial mess, consider calling and speaking with Howard Butler, a South Florida bankruptcy attorney working from his office in Broward County, FL, helping people solve their debt crisis and getting a fresh start. Call me, Howard Butler, at (954) 797-5338

The Butler Law Firm PA serves all individuals living in South Florida and residing in Broward County, Palm Beach County, and Miami-Dade County; moreover we have worked for, counseled, or filed bankruptcy for individuals living in the cities of: Aventura, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Coconut Creek, Coral Gables, Coral Springs, Cutler Bay, Dania Beach, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Doral, Fort Lauderdale, Ft Lauderdale, Greenacres, Hallandale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Jupiter, Lantana, Lauderdale Lakes, Lauderhill, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Gardens, Miami Lakes, Miramar, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Springs, Palmetto Bay, Pembroke Pines, Pinecrest, Plantation, Riviera Beach, Royal Palm Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, Sunrise, and West Palm Beach.

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