Blog | James R. Jones, Attorney At Law - Part 2

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Know Your Rights as a Debtor

August 25, 2020

No matter how much money you owe to your creditors, you still have debtors’ rights in The Woodlands, TX. Creditors have some leeway in collecting their debt, but they’re more limited than you might think. Whether you’re considering filing for bankruptcy or are just having trouble getting one debt paid... View Article

How Will Bankruptcy Affect Student Financial Aid?

August 18, 2020

Whether your child is about to go off to college, or you’re seeking higher education with a bankruptcy in your past (or present), many clients wonder how bankruptcy will affect getting student financial aid, particularly loans. Student loan bankruptcy and financial aid in The Woodlands, TX can be a complex... View Article

Does Bankruptcy Stop Wage Garnishment?

August 11, 2020

When your debts start piling up and you’re struggling to pay the bills, the last thing you need is a creditor using wage garnishment to collect on your debts. Garnishment can take up to a quarter of your paycheck—which, if you’re already having financial trouble, can make the difference between... View Article

Which Payments Are Reported to Credit Bureaus?

July 20, 2020

Getting back on your feet after a bankruptcy discharge means rebuilding your credit. Now that you’ve experienced bankruptcy, you probably have an increased awareness of how important it is to stay on top of your bills and make sure that the creditors never have anything to report in the future.... View Article

Seven Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Bankruptcy

July 13, 2020

Filing for bankruptcy in The Woodlands, TX can be downright distressing—you’re faced with the possibility of losing your assets and disrupting your normal way of life in order to pay off your debts. Many people are tempted to give away their assets or otherwise try to soften the blow, but... View Article