The CEO of JP Morgan has recently stated that municipality bankruptcies (cities filing bankrutpcy) are on a rise. This is yet another effect of the recession – with income on the decline and foreclosures on the rise, cities are losing precious tax revenue and having to cut necessary services. Analysts are looking to these cities […]
Credit Repair Companies – Are They A Scam??
Every time the economy cycles down, businesses taking advantage of the downturn arise. The recent recession (or what some economists have actually labeled, “Depression”) and resulting credit crunch have resulted in credit issues for many consumers, and a related dip in their credit scores. Here come Credit Repair companies to the rescue, right? They can […]
DALLAS CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY: WHEN IS A DEBT REAFFIRMED?
A reaffirmation agreement is an agreement between a debtor and a creditor in a Chapter 7bankruptcy case which allows a specific secured debt to survive the bankruptcy discharge. The reason a debtor may want to enter into this type of agreement is because they wish to keep collateral that is securing the debt. In Chapter […]
Denton County Bankruptcy Attorney: COMMON SENSE REQUIRED FOR SUCCESSFUL BANKRUPTCY
Denton County Bankruptcy Attorney: After I finish filing a bankruptcy case for my clients, I like to be able to look at their financial situation and know that they are better off than before they walked into my office. My clients are almost always less stressed, happier, and better able to meet their financial obligations […]
FILING BANKRUPTCY TO STOP GARNISHMENT OF ACCOUNTS AND WAGES
Debtors who are having their bank accounts or wages garnished may be able to stop garnishment by filing bankruptcy. Whether the garnishment can be stopped depends on the reason for the garnishment. Garnishments due to collection of judgments, collection of student loan debt, tax liability, and arrears due to domestic support obligations can all be […]