Dallas Bankruptcy Attorney: When I prepare bankruptcy documents, I stress to my clients that they need to be accurate. In fact, lying on bankruptcy documents carries a maximum potential penalty of five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. The area where bankruptcy fraud is most common is in preparation of the […]
Dallas Bankruptcy Attorney: BANKRUPTCY NOT LIMITED TO INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES
We all know the economy is struggling right now. Unemployment is high and the stock market and real estate market are on the decline. But the economy doesn’t affect just individuals and businesses. City governments are struggling financially too. Drowning in debt and unable to seek concessions from city employees, the struggling Rhode Island city […]
Dallas Bankruptcy Attorney: CAN MY WAGES BE GARNISHED IN TEXAS?
Dallas Bankruptcy Attorney: CAN MY WAGES BE GARNISHED IN TEXAS? The short answer to this question is “No.” Your wages cannot be garnished in Texas. But as anyone who practices law or has had experience with the legal system can tell you, there are generally exceptions to the rule. Under Texas law, wage garnishment is […]
Dallas Bankruptcy Attorney: FORECLOSURES ON THE DECLINE IN TEXAS
Dallas Bankruptcy Attorney: FORECLOSURES ON THE DECLINE IN TEXAS. In the month of July, a total of 10,571 foreclosure postings were filed in the state of Texas. This figure represents a 10 percent decline compared to the number of filings recorded in July 2010. Nationwide the decline in the number of postings is even greater, […]
Dallas Bankruptcy Lawyer: FORECLOSURE POSTPONED? GET IT IN WRITING!
Dallas Bankruptcy Lawyer: FORECLOSURE POSTPONED? GET IT IN WRITING! Foreclosures are on the rise, and so are loan modifications. Politicians, banks, and debt relief agencies praise the process of modifying loans as a way to help homeowners save their homes. Lately I have noticed another disturbing trend. Homeowners in danger of foreclosure are waiting to […]