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12. 2019

What Are Federal Bankruptcy Exemptions?

Contrary to popular belief, the court won’t liquidate all of your possessions in bankruptcy The non-essential property is considered fair game and what the court determines is and is not essential is largely determined by how you list your exemptions. Here’s what you need to know about federal bankruptcy exemptions.  Homestead Exemptions  All states offer Read More
11. 2019

What Property is Exempt in a Texas Bankruptcy?

Here’s What You Need To Know About Exempt Property In A Texas Bankruptcy Many people mistakenly believe that if they file for bankruptcy, they will lose most or all of their personal property. While some property is liquidated to satisfy debts in most cases, assets that are considered basic necessities or that you have a Read More
10. 2019

Is Credit Counseling the Same as Bankruptcy?

Overwhelmed by debt? You’ve probably heard of bankruptcy or credit counseling before, but perhaps you just weren’t sure what those terms meant or how they impacted your situation. Here’s what you should know about the differences between credit counseling and bankruptcy, and how you can get help overcoming significant debt and start over with a Read More
10. 2019

Who Can’t Get a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Frequently, Texas residents are disqualified from filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy because they didn’t pass the means test. Failing the means test typically indicates that while someone is in a financial bind, they do have the ability to pay their debts over time. However, the means test isn’t the only reason someone might be unable Read More
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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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
Tyler, not many lawyers are like you you are honest in everything you do. And I hope to God I will do all I can to get myself on track Once In For All. Most of all but least I'm glad I have met you and I'm glad that we had become friends I'm grateful for meeting you and I'll will do my best sharing my knowledge to others about your business. I hope and trust that I can depend on your word of advice at all given times needed. God bless you and keep up the Great work that ...
The Absolute BEST bankruptcy attorney in the area. Tyler and his staff are amazing. They were always available to answer questions and to ease my mind with the process. They are very professional and I highly recommend Tyler Sims at Sims Law for all of your Bankruptcy needs. You can't go wrong!By: Jacki Haroldsen


03 Oct
Waco Bankruptcy Filings
Can a Person File Multiple Bankruptcies?

Filing for bankruptcy the first time can be a nerve-wracking and harrowing experience that you’d rather not repeat. However, it may not be possible to achieve your financial goals and get the fresh start you need with a single bankruptcy filing. Here’s what you should know about declaring bankruptcy more than once.  Filing Multiple Chapter Read More

30 Sep
After Filing Bankruptcy, How Do I Build Back My Credit?

Starting Over After Bankruptcy Thanks to popular belief, you may assume that filing for bankruptcy destroys your credit forever and that you’ll never be able to buy a car or house again. However, this is far from the truth. Unfortunately, your credit will take a hit when you file for any type of bankruptcy. That Read More

25 Aug
What Happens If I Hide Assets in a Texas Bankruptcy?

When filing for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are required to make full disclosure of all assets that you own, including both exempt and nonexempt assets.  However, some people attempt to conceal assets or legitimately forget that they have them and end up leaving them out of the bankruptcy application. Here’s what could happen if Read More

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