Can Bankruptcy Stop Garnishment in Texas? – Chapter 7 & 13

Can Bankruptcy Stop Garnishment in Texas? – Chapter 7 & 13

Wage garnishment occurs when a Texas State court issues an order that requires your employer to withhold a portion of your paycheck and send it directly to a person or entity to which you owe money. Generally, garnishment continues until a debt is paid off in full. The debts for which a wage garnishment order

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Bankruptcy and Foreclosure in Texas – Can Bankruptcy Stop Foreclosure?

Bankruptcy and Foreclosure in Texas – Can Bankruptcy Stop Foreclosure?

Foreclosure proceedings may be instituted in the State of Texas when the mortgagee, or homeowner, falls behind on mortgage payments to the mortgagor, or lender. Mortgagors will usually wait several payments before instituting a foreclosure action, but there is no guarantee that they will hold off. If you think you can no longer pay for

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How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy in Texas?

How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy in Texas?

How Much Does Bankruptcy Cost? What does it cost to declare bankruptcy? The cost to file bankruptcy includes the required filing fees for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, required credit counseling and financial management fees, and certain other fees depending on how you choose to proceed with your case. Determining how much to file

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Can I Keep My Car If I File Bankruptcy in Texas?

Can I Keep My Car If I File Bankruptcy in Texas?

For most people in the State of Texas, a vehicle is necessary to get to work, to school, to the store or to see family and friends. In fact, the widest distance from one point of the Lone Star State to another has been measured at a staggering 800 miles! Around here, you need a

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Which Chapter Bankruptcy Is Right for Me?

Which Chapter Bankruptcy Is Right for Me?

When advising clients on bankruptcy as a potential legal option, we often reassure clients “life happens.” Sudden changes in job status or other loss of income can quickly lead to an overwhelming debt burden. In some cases, this debt scenario requires the type of intervention that only bankruptcy courts can provide. What Are the Different

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How Many Times Can You File Bankruptcy in Texas?

How Many Times Can You File Bankruptcy in Texas?

If you’re weighing your options regarding filing bankruptcy in Texas, you may be wondering – “How many times can I file bankruptcy?” “What if I need to do this more than once?” “Will one bankruptcy be enough to help me bail myself out?” “What if I need a second, or even a third, fresh start?”

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Can I File for Bankruptcy and Keep My House in Texas?

Can I File for Bankruptcy and Keep My House in Texas?

Our office frequently fields the following questions from clients: Can I file bankruptcy and keep my house? Can I file Chapter 7 and keep my house? Can I file Chapter 13 and keep my house? Many times, the answer is yes. Most people that declare bankruptcy in the State of Texas can keep their houses

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What Is the Satisfaction of a Judgment? – How to File

What Is the Satisfaction of a Judgment? – How to File

If you have completely paid, or are close to paying an outstanding judgment, it’s important to know your next steps. A civil judgment can carry several consequences with it that wreak havoc on your life. Notifying relevant parties that you no longer have an active judgment is a step toward a more stress-free life. Once

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Can a Judgment Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

Can a Judgment Be Discharged in Bankruptcy?

Individuals or businesses that are finding it difficult to pay their creditors may want to consider filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, in one of Texas’ four judicial districts. These programs involve the institution of a case in federal court for the purpose of reducing or eliminating individual

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Writ of Sequestration in Texas

Writ of Sequestration in Texas

Fans of legal television dramas may be all too familiar with such popularized criminal law terminology as a defendant needing to “make bail” to avoid remaining in jail because he or she is “flight risk.” The civil courts maintain a similar process in relation to personal property and real estate involved in actions for money

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