Categories for Bankruptcy

What You Should Know About Filing for Medical Bankruptcy

September 1, 2020

Unpaid medical bills add up fast, and there’s no bigger reminder of this than the current pandemic. Medical spending in the United States adds up to over $3 trillion per year, and some experts predict that will go over $6 trillion over the next seven years. Medical debt is one... View Article

Can You File for Bankruptcy if Your House Is in Foreclosure?

August 28, 2020

The bills are piling up and there’s no way you can pay them all—and your mortgage company just sent you a notice that they’re foreclosing on your home. You don’t want to lose your home and the memories associated with it. What can you do? In some cases, filing for... View Article

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

James R. Jones, Attorney At Law