“I’M IN CHAPTER 13 BANKRUPTCY. WHAT HAPPENS TO MY TAX REFUND?”

The rules affecting what happens to Chapter 13 debtor’s tax refunds while they are in bankruptcy differ depending on where the case is filed.  These rules are generally set out in the local rules of the court or a general order. In the Eastern District of Texas, the Chapter 13 Trustee will allow a debtor […]

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A funny story from the world of credit…

Okay, since here at DFW/Denton/Lewisville Bankruptcy we’re always addressing serious topics, I decided to keep it light today. There’s a story buzzing around the internet that a 3 year-old recently got an American Express Gold Card application in the mail. Also, there are many report of dogs and cats getting credit card offers. If that’s […]

AUTOMATIC STAY APPLIES TO DALLAS BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEYS TOO

When I meet with a client, usually one of the first topics they want to discuss is how much is bankruptcy going to cost them and how are they going to pay their attorney’s fees.  Understandably this is a concern, because if money wasn’t tight they wouldn’t be seeking the help of a bankruptcy attorney.  […]

BAD CREDIT SCORES CAN PROLONG UNEMPLOYMENT

Many employers are now checking credit scores of applicants prior to making offers of employment.  For many unemployed Americans, this practice is unfair.  Consider people who have great credit and payment histories until they lose their jobs.  But once their income stops they fall behind on their payments, causing negative marks on their credit report […]