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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Enforcing a Judgment across State Lines

Enforcing a Judgment across State Lines

Can a Judgment in One State Be Enforced in Another? A judgment in one state can be enforced in another state because decisions of a court in State A are given “full faith and credit” in State B under the United States Constitution and accompanying federal and state statutes. The need for enforcement of judgments

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What Personal Property Can Be Seized in a Judgment in Texas?

What Personal Property Can Be Seized in a Judgment in Texas?

If you’ve recently lost a judgment, your mind may be filled with questions and concerns like: “Is my property safe?” “Will I have a place to live?” “Will I have a car to get to work?” The answer is the State of Texas is generally “yes” to all of these questions, and with the help

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How to Get a Judgment Vacated – Reasons to Vacate a Judgment

How to Get a Judgment Vacated – Reasons to Vacate a Judgment

There are two ways that a creditor can obtain a judgment against a debtor. In the context of litigation, the two individuals or entities are also called the plaintiff (creditor) and the defendant (debtor). The first way for the plaintiff/creditor to get a judgment against a defendant/debtor is for the factfinder – a judge or

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Collecting Debt from a Closed Business – Is It Possible?

Collecting Debt from a Closed Business – Is It Possible?

Imagine that you have a customer which has unpaid bills piling up. After trying to collect for six months, you have a veritable collection of bounced e-mails to go along with those bills. No one picks up the phone, and you are reminded of a scene from a movie where the phone is ringing somewhere

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