What Does It Mean to Be Judgment-Proof in Texas

What Does It Mean to Be Judgment-Proof in Texas

Can a Debt Collector Sue Me in Texas? If your debts are piling up, you may stay up at night wondering: can a collection agency sue me in Texas? If you are unable to pay a secured debt (a debt backed by collateral such as a home equity loan or car repayment) or an unsecured

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Suing for Non-Payment of Services | Demand Letters & Legal Action

Suing for Non-Payment of Services | Demand Letters & Legal Action

It’s a simple enough concept – you’ve done work for a client, and now, you want to get paid. Anyone who is in business knows the sinking feeling that creeps in when dealing with a shady client who doesn’t seem like they are going to pay to their invoice. The experienced business owner also knows

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Suing for Breach of Verbal Contract or Handshake Deal

Suing for Breach of Verbal Contract or Handshake Deal

In the modern business context, it is unusual to see major deals made without being put in writing. However, there are still holdouts, and both handshake agreements and verbal agreements still exist. As a New York Times writer commented in 1997, handshakes are a “big reason the airline industry does not feel threatened by the

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How to Get Out of Paying a Judgment in Texas

How to Get Out of Paying a Judgment in Texas

If you are a debtor in Texas who has lost a judgment and can’t pay, don’t lose hope. The Law Offices of Seth Kretzer have extensive experience working with both debtors and creditors. In this article, we show you how we can help you get out of paying a judgment. How to Get Out of

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Property Judgment Liens in Texas – Attorney Seth Kretzer

Property Judgment Liens in Texas – Attorney Seth Kretzer

If you just won a judgment in Texas State court for yourself or your client, a seasoned attorney can help you attach a court judgment lien to the property of the debtor and force them to pay what is rightfully yours. Fortunately, the Law Offices of Seth Kretzer are experts in every aspect of how

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What Is an Outstanding Judgment? – How to Pay off a Judgment

What Is an Outstanding Judgment? – How to Pay off a Judgment

It has been said that nothing is free in this world, and that includes money waiting to be paid out in court judgments. The philosophy behind the Texas justice system, like others in the U.S., is that from the time a debt is incurred by a debtor, through the time the court renders a judgment

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What Is an Abstract of Judgment in Texas? – How to File, Forms & More

What Is an Abstract of Judgment in Texas? – How to File, Forms & More

The modern court system in the State of Texas provides many protections for judgment debtors and navigating the post-judgment collection process can be overwhelming whether the judgment is from state court, the federal district court, or out-of-state and you still need to domesticate your judgment in Texas. One of the best tools in your toolbox

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Post-judgment Discovery in Texas | Interrogatories and More

Post-judgment Discovery in Texas | Interrogatories and More

After a monetary judgment is executed by a Texas Court, it’s up to a successful Plaintiff, who now becomes the judgment creditor, to enforce it against the unsuccessful Defendant, now the judgment debtor. The case may be over, but certain techniques used by lawyers, specifically discovery, are still available to help collect on a judgment

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Petition to Enforce Foreign Judgment in TX – Domestication of Judgment

Petition to Enforce Foreign Judgment in TX – Domestication of Judgment

If you are awarded a judgment from another state (a foreign judgment), then a “judgment domestication” must be initiated with your county clerk’s office. This article covers the details and stipulations surrounding the enforcement of foreign judgments. Can a Judgment Be Enforced in Another State? The United States Constitution’s Full Faith and Credit Clause, Article

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How to Collect on a Judgement in Texas

How to Collect on a Judgement in Texas

The modern court system in the State of Texas provides many protections for judgment debtors. Navigating the post-judgment collection process can be overwhelming whether the judgment is from state court, federal district court, or out-of-state. After countless demand letters go ignored, creditors often face even more litigation in hopes of getting paid. In this way,

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