What-You-Can-Include-In-A-Bankruptcy-2

A common misconception is that a bankruptcy wipes out all of your debt. However, although a bankruptcy can forgive many of your debts, it does not forgive all of them. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the non-exempt property and assets of the debtor are liquidated to pay off creditors. Property and assets that the court categorizes as exempt are not … [Read more...]

Fair-Credit-Reporting-Act

Your credit affects your ability to buy a home, obtain employment, and even get insurance. And you have a right to ensure that the credit reporting agencies report accurate information about you and protect your privacy. The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) was enacted to protect those rights. Credit reporting agencies are regulated under … [Read more...]

Three-Things-You-Can-Do-To-Stop-A-Foreclosure

Unfortunately, foreclosures are at all time highs and many people lose sleep at night worrying about the future of their homes. Going through a foreclosure can be humiliating, stressful and represent a serious loss for your family. However, there are certain things that your Texas foreclosure attorney can help you to do to avoid foreclosure: • … [Read more...]

What-Is-Required-In-A-Bankruptcy-341-Meeting

In a consumer bankruptcy filing, whether a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13, one of the first things that happens is a creditors meeting. Often referred to as the 341 meeting, this is when you and the bankruptcy trustee meet with your creditors. Generally, the 341 meeting occurs three to six weeks after your initial filing. The meeting is usually … [Read more...]

What-You-Can-keep-In-A-Texas-Bankruptcy

When considering bankruptcy you are understandably concerned with what property you may keep. By understanding what exemptions are available to you in a bankruptcy it can help you take the necessary steps to resolve your financial situation. In Texas, federal and state exemptions are available to bankruptcy filers. On certain exemptions there are … [Read more...]

Garland-Consumer-Bankruptcy-Lawyers

Although you aren’t required to hire a Texas bankruptcy lawyer to file for bankruptcy it is a good idea to consult with an experienced lawyer to better understand your situation. While there are countless books and websites that that offer advice on how to handle a bankruptcy by yourself, neither books nor websites can evaluate your set of … [Read more...]

How-You-Can-Benefit-From-A-Chapter-13-Bankruptcy-Filing/

If you live in or around Rockwall, Texas, and you are struggling to make ends meet, a Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing can get you the fresh financial start you need. Not only will a bankruptcy filing put an immediate end to the harassing phone calls, letters and other efforts by creditors and bill collectors, but it can give you the time you need to … [Read more...]

Consumer-Vs-Commercial-Bankruptcy

If you own or operate a business, and you are struggling to pay your bills, you may be considering a personal or business bankruptcy petition. You may be uncertain of the options available to you, and whether your interests will best be served by a consumer or commercial bankruptcy. This blog post identifies the different options in personal and … [Read more...]

When-Creditors-Dont-Comply-With-Bankruptcy-Discharge-Rules/

So you filed for protection under Chapter 7 , identified the debts that you want to permanently discharge, sold some of your assets at a bankruptcy sale, and thought the matter was closed. What do you do, though, if one of your creditors, whose debt was extinguished in the Chapter 7 proceeding, continues in attempts to collect the debt from you? … [Read more...]

can-You-Keep-Your-Property-When-Filing-For-Bankruptcy-Protection

If you are struggling to pay your bills, you may have considered personal bankruptcy as a way to stop creditor harassment and get a fresh financial start. You may worry, though, that you will put all your assets at risk, that you may lose all the property you worked so hard to obtain. This blog post addresses how the consumer bankruptcy laws affect … [Read more...]

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Consumer Bankruptcy

Can I keep my car? Will bankruptcy stop a foreclosure? Will I ever be debt-free again? How will I ever pay these medical bills?

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

If you want to stop creditor harassment, eliminate repossession debt, stop garnishments and keep your house, and car, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy could help.

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Are you in jeopardy of losing your house? Are you making good money but everyone is asking for payment right now? Do you want or need to stop collections?

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