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 […]
Bankruptcy Saved My Marriage!
During my time as a bankruptcy attorney, on about a dozen occasions clients have told me that filing bankruptcy saved their marriage. I understand exactly how they feel. Most of us are stressed about money, whether the source is credit card debt, student loans, medical bills or a loan on a car we can’t quite […]
BEFORE GETTING MARRIED YOU MAY WANT TO CONSULT A BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY
Marriage can offer many financial benefits, including tax advantages, two incomes, and someone to share expenses. Unfortunately, getting married can cost you a great deal if you need to file bankruptcy. Getting married can make a person ineligible for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and increase their payments in Chapter 13 bankruptcy. I’m going to use an […]
What Happens If A Bankruptcy Case Is Filed During a Texas Divorce?
If a party files for bankruptcy after a divorce case has been started in Texas and before the Texas divorce is finalized, the divorce case will be put on hold until the bankruptcy court says it is ok to proceed. The bankruptcy court will have to lift the stay that is in place (say it […]