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08. 2019

VA Disability and Bankruptcy – New law passed (HAVEN Act)

Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need On August 23, 2019, President Trump signed into law the “Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019” which is commonly referred to as the HAVEN Act. This is a major win for disabled veterans facing financial difficulty. Before this was signed into law, disabled veterans were faced Read More
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07. 2019

What Is Creditor Harassment?

Most people are taught when they owe a debt, they’ll get a phone call or two from a debt collector. Then, they’ll pay the debt and move on. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out this way for people who can’t afford to pay their bills. Often, people accrue debt faster than they can pay it Read More
20
06. 2019

Can You Keep Retirement Accounts in a Texas Bankruptcy?

If you’re thinking about filing for bankruptcy in Texas, it’s critical that you understand how filing may impact your retirement accounts. Depending on what accounts you have and how much you have in them, your money may be completely protected, partially protected, or not protected at all. Here’s what you should know.  Which Type of Read More
02
06. 2019

Does Bankruptcy Discharge Every Debt?

Certain types of bankruptcy can allow you to discharge, or “write off” some kinds of debt. This means you liquidate any non-exempt assets you have to pay the debt and any portion left over is forgiven. It’s important to understand the difference between what types of debt can be discharged (and what types can’t) before Read More
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05. 2019

What is the Chapter 7 Means Test?

If you are considering filing for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Texas, you may have read about the means test. What is the means test and how does it impact your ability to file for this type of bankruptcy? Here’s what you need to know. The Purpose of the Chapter 7 Means Test A chapter Read More

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I had the pleasure of meeting Tyler at an invite only attorney conference. Tyler was extremely passionate and more importantly knowledge about consumer rights. He is a great bankruptcy attorney, and I would recommend his services to anyone in the Waco or greater Dallas area.By: Chris Crawford
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23 Jun
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What Is an Automatic Stay in Bankruptcy?

When you file for bankruptcy, something called an automatic stay goes into effect. Here’s what you should know about it if you’re considering declaring bankruptcy.  The Automatic Stay Defined  The automatic stay is a type of injunction that is initiated upon filing for Chapter 7, Chapter 13, or Chapter 11 bankruptcy. This injunction mandates that Read More

23 May
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What Is the “Best Effort” Requirement in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 13 Repayment Plans In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, none of your debts will be discharged initially. Instead, you will be put on a three to five-year repayment plan that allows you to make one payment a month. The bankruptcy court distributes your payment between your creditors according to their priority.  Depending on your income, Read More

22 Apr
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Texas Creditor Harassment: What Can You Do?

Harassment By Creditors In Texas Can Be Devastating Any significant debt is already stressful, frustrating, and heartbreaking.  It can seem like the cycle of debt and the race to stay just above water will go on forever.  At the same time, creditors who often take gaps in time to credit our accounts without immediate updates Read More

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