How Selling a Judgment to a Collection Agency Works

How Selling a Judgment to a Collection Agency Works

A judgment – whether from civil court, a divorce decree, probate court, bankruptcy court or another type in the State of Texas – is a real piece of property and a thing of value. Can I Sell My Judgment to a Collection Agency? Like other forms of property, judgments can be legally bought and sold.

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Enforcing a Judgment Debt Against a Company

Enforcing a Judgment Debt Against a Company

The modern court system in the State of Texas provides generous protections for judgment debtors, dating back to the state’s pioneer history where it once served as a safe haven from debtors seeking to escape the harsh judgments of courts “back east.” However, the protections of exempt property, codified in the Texas Constitution, and in

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What Is Exempt Property in Texas? – Texas Homestead Exemption Law

What Is Exempt Property in Texas? – Texas Homestead Exemption Law

If you are facing judgment from a creditor, you should know that the State of Texas offers a variety of protections of property for average income families. This protection has legal roots dating back to the state’s first settlers, who themselves were often seeking to escape the burdens of judgments and start fresh. What Is

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Default Judgment in Texas – Motion for Default Judgment & How to Vacate

Default Judgment in Texas – Motion for Default Judgment & How to Vacate

Lawsuits can be unexpected and overwhelming. It is not uncommon for a debtor-turned-defendant in a lawsuit, with their hectic schedule of work, family, and other obligations, to completely miss that they’ve been sued, particularly by a judgment creditor. Another piece of mail holding a citation and petition from a Texas court goes into a pile

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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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