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Texas Bankruptcy Exemptions

Considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Texas? You may have several questions about how the process works and how it will affect your financial future. Many people assume that filing for bankruptcy will cost them everything they own, but there are in fact several protections available to help filers keep more of their [...]

By |2019-06-12T14:46:36+00:00June 12th, 2019|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Texas Bankruptcy Exemptions

Credit Card Lawsuit

What can you lose in a credit card lawsuit? Debt can grow out of control for a variety of reasons. An extended illness, a visit to the ER, or a loss of a job can saddle you with debt you can’t repay overnight. Add to this student loans, unsecured debts and mortgage for more than [...]

By |2019-06-03T18:55:55+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Bankruptcy, Debt Collectors, Lawsuits|Comments Off on Credit Card Lawsuit

Being Sued by a Debt Collector

What are your options when being sued by a debt collector? Being sued a debt collector or creditor can be stressful and intimidating. If you are facing a creditor lawsuit, don’t despair. Letters and phone calls from collectors may leave you feeling down and like a second rate citizen. You’re not. Some collectors — violating [...]

By |2019-06-03T18:57:17+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Bankruptcy, Debt Collectors, Lawsuits|Comments Off on Being Sued by a Debt Collector

How to Stop a Lawsuit From a Creditor

If I Am Being Sued by a Creditor Can Bankruptcy Get Rid of the Lawsuit? Getting rid of a lawsuit in bankruptcy depends on a few factors. One of the main factors includes determining if the liability associated with it is dischargeable. Sometimes a debtor may receive a lawsuit or learn of being sued and ignore [...]

By |2019-06-03T18:54:04+00:00May 29th, 2019|Bankruptcy, Debt Collectors, Lawsuits|Comments Off on How to Stop a Lawsuit From a Creditor

Filing Bankruptcy for Credit Card Debt

Using Bankruptcy to Stop Credit Card Collections Can Bankruptcy Stop Credit Card Collections? Bankruptcy CAN stop collection attempts from credit card companies that include lawsuits or other forms of legal action. The automatic stay offers protection from collection attempts and stays in place until your case is completed. The stay goes into effect when you file bankruptcy, either Chapter [...]

By |2019-06-03T18:40:43+00:00May 29th, 2019|After Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy, Credit and Bankruptcy, Credit Tips, Debt and Tax Relief|Comments Off on Filing Bankruptcy for Credit Card Debt

What Are Texas Tenants’ Rights in Eviction Proceedings?

When you file for bankruptcy, you immediately qualify for an automatic stay against creditor actions. This includes landlords evictions. Depending on why you’re being evicted, the automatic stay can buy you significant time to either come up with money or move out of your rental without being forced out by your landlord. In this article, [...]

By |2019-05-09T08:00:23+00:00May 8th, 2019|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on What Are Texas Tenants’ Rights in Eviction Proceedings?

What Is the Role of the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee?

The court appoints a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee to preside over every Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The trustee is not entirely a neutral party. Although appointed by the court, the trustee works on behalf of the creditors. This means going through your paperwork to see that everything is in order, reversing recent transactions that may be [...]

By |2018-12-17T19:23:28+00:00August 15th, 2018|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on What Is the Role of the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee?

Filing a Joint Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition

Married couples that face mounting debt can file for joint bankruptcy together for the purpose of discharging the debts that they cannot pay. This is simply known as a joint bankruptcy or joint Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Determine Whether You Qualify for Joint Chapter 7 Allmand Law Firm, PLLC can help you and your family get a fresh [...]

By |2018-12-17T19:25:04+00:00July 11th, 2018|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Filing a Joint Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition

What Is the Role of the Bankruptcy Trustee in Chapter 13?

When you file Chapter 13 bankruptcy, this allows you to reorganize your debt and repay your creditors over a three to five year plan. An appointed bankruptcy trustee will oversee the administration of the repayment plan. Below, Reed Allmand discusses the bankruptcy trustee's duties, as well as what to expect when filing Chapter 13. What [...]

By |2018-12-17T19:25:57+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on What Is the Role of the Bankruptcy Trustee in Chapter 13?

What You Need to Know About Bankruptcy and Divorce

Two of the most devastating and overwhelming situations in life are bankruptcy and divorce. Unfortunately, many people who endure the one are also faced with the other. Filing bankruptcy can indicate financial difficulty, which is a leading cause of divorce. If you are fighting with your spouse about money, you are more likely to seek [...]

By |2018-12-17T19:26:27+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Bankruptcy and Divorce