Power of Attorney in Texas – Everything You Need to Know

Power of Attorney in Texas – Everything You Need to Know

Do you need a Power of Attorney? In this article, we’ve done the research to help you understand the different types of POA, so you can decide which makes sense for your situation. So keep reading to learn all about the POA process in the State of Texas! What Is Power of Attorney? A power

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What Is the Statute of Limitations on Debt in Texas?

What Is the Statute of Limitations on Debt in Texas?

Like most Americans, nearly every Texan has some kind of debt, and many Texans have a combination of different types of debt. The following is an overview of the different kinds of debt in Texas, which our office assists clients with every day. Different Types of Debt in Texas Secured Debt Secured debt is debt

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What Happens During a Deposition?

What Happens During a Deposition?

Whether you are a plaintiff, defendant, or just a witness who received a subpoena to testify in the mail, a deposition is serious business. You may be wondering, can I refuse to give a deposition in Texas? The answer is yes, but under the risk of contempt of court. The Texas Rules of Civil Procedure,

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Reasons for Reversal in the Texas Court of Appeals

Reasons for Reversal in the Texas Court of Appeals

Like many other states and the United States federal courts, the State of Texas has a three-tiered court system. In the Texas court structure, there are district/county courts, appeals courts, and a state supreme court. Specifically, at the appellate level (the middle level), there are fourteen separate courts of appeals with jurisdiction over both civil

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What Is Receivership – Texas Court-Appointed Receivers & Turnover Orders

What Is Receivership – Texas Court-Appointed Receivers & Turnover Orders

Texas state laws provide for another avenue to obtain money or valuable property to satisfy a judgment that the defendant/debtor is trying to avoid paying, and that is through the professional efforts of a court-appointed receiver. Under Section 31.002 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, a judgment creditor may “obtain satisfaction on [a]

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What Happens to Your 401(k) or IRA in Bankruptcy

What Happens to Your 401(k) or IRA in Bankruptcy

If you’re considering filing for a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy and 401(k) concerns are on your mind, you’re probably worried about preserving your hard-earned retirement savings on the other side of the process when you hope to restart your financial future. It makes sense that you would want to be able to hold

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Can One Spouse File Bankruptcy (Without Affecting the Other?)

Can One Spouse File Bankruptcy (Without Affecting the Other?)

Does a married couple have to file bankruptcy together, or can just one spouse file bankruptcy? Whether due to wanting to protect a loved one from stress and anxiety, embarrassment from bankruptcy when married, or financial strategizing, there a host of reasons why a spouse may wish to file bankruptcy independently of their husband or

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Does Bankruptcy Clear IRS Debt or Remove Tax Liens?

Does Bankruptcy Clear IRS Debt or Remove Tax Liens?

Does bankruptcy stop tax debt? Well, according to the IRS’s own website (www.IRS.gov), you can free yourself from the burden of past-due federal tax debt you can’t pay by declaring bankruptcy. Bankruptcy under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the U.S. Code is available for individuals who have experienced extreme financial hardship, whether from a

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341 Meeting of Creditors During Bankruptcy – What to Expect

341 Meeting of Creditors During Bankruptcy – What to Expect

341 Meeting of Creditors During Bankruptcy – What to Expect Once your bankruptcy petition has been filed through the Electronic Court Filing (ECF) system used by the federal courts, you will be given a docket number and a set of dates for your bankruptcy proceeding. One of these will be the “341 Meeting,” a meeting

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