Month: April 2010

LINEBARGER SUED FOR CHARGING DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS OVER 10% OF Attorney Fees

Source: click here ANDY MEEK | The Daily News A new class action lawsuit has been filed over the practices of a Texas law firm that’s been under fire for years over the way it collects delinquent taxes from Memphis taxpayers. Two local attorneys filed the suit against Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson LLP, which …

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Reorganization & Consolidation Under Chapter 13 by J. Brian Allen North East Texas Bankruptcy Lawyer

A Chapter 13 is reorganization. The debtor, the individual or husband and wife filing the bankruptcy, maintain(s) possession of their exempt and non-exempt and pay(s) to the Chapter 13 trustee their disposable income for a period of at least 36 months and up to 60 months. In most cases, disposable income is the difference between …

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North East Texas Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

A “Fresh Start” bankruptcy is available in Chapter 7. Chapter 7 is designed for individuals who are called debtors who do not have sufficient income or property to pay their debts along with ordinary household or business expenses. Under Chapter 7, individuals domiciled in Texas may choose Texas or Federal exemptions. The exemption laws exist …

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Sulphur Springs Lady Discharges Nearly $70,000 In Sallie Mae & TERI/NCT Student Loans In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding

My client, seventy (70) year old Sulphur Springs Texas resident, working full time at a local department store sought Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection from Sallie Mae and TERI/NCT, student loan creditors. (TERI stands for The Education Resources Institute; NCT means National Collegiate Trust). A discharge under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 does not discharge student …

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