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How Coronavirus Is Impacting Debt and Bankruptcy

April 1, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic takes over the world, many Americans find themselves laid off or otherwise without a way to make ends meet. This leaves the question about how to deal with the bills—if you have current debts or a bankruptcy proceeding, what will happen to you during the coronavirus... View Article

Reasons to Resolve Unfiled Taxes Before Declaring Bankruptcy

March 26, 2020

If you’ve been considering bankruptcy and have even one year of not filing your tax returns, your case could be over before it begins. It’s important to resolve any unfiled taxes before bankruptcy in Montgomery County, TX—the court will want to know the specifics of your financial situation, and that... View Article

How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Affects Wage Garnishment

March 19, 2020

When your wages are garnished, you could see around 25 percent of your take-home pay go to pay your creditors. For most people, that number is unsustainable, so they choose to file for bankruptcy instead. Bankruptcy can stop wage garnishment in Montgomery, TX and beyond—consult an attorney to find out... View Article

How Much Time Has to Pass Before You Can File for Bankruptcy Again?

March 12, 2020

If you’ve found yourself climbing out of the bankruptcy hole only to end back up there a short time later, you’re not alone. Many people have difficulty even after the fresh start that a bankruptcy proceeding can provide. You’re allowed multiple bankruptcy filings in Montgomery County, TX, but there are... View Article

What Happens to Taxes During Bankruptcy?

March 5, 2020

If you’ve filed for bankruptcy, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news is that with good representation and a willingness to change, you will likely be able to discharge all or most of your debt. The bad news is that you still have to file taxes. Tax... View Article