Houston Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Attorney
What Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
If you live in Texas, near Houston or Dallas, and need to immediately stop foreclosure on your home, repossession of your automobile, eviction from your apartment, or garnishment of bank accounts or salary from your job, Federal Bankruptcy Law provides help called Chapter 13. Keep reading to learn more about filing chapter 13 bankruptcy.
Chapter 13 is for people who have a regular income, but need to have their debts reorganized so they can make payments on terms favorable to them, not the creditors. This type of bankruptcy filing can help you to get caught up on your mortgage or car payments without losing your property, and can even help with money owed to the IRS.
Under Chapter 13, we will help you with your plan to pay creditors over a 3- to 5-year period. This written plan details all the transactions that will occur during the duration of your repayment plan. Your creditors will no longer be able to attempt to collect on your debt except through the bankruptcy court. In general, you’ll get to keep your property, and your creditors will end up with less money than they are owed.
You’ll be allowed to get caught up on your payments—mortgage, car loan, and more—without the threat of foreclosure or repossession, and you’ll be allowed to keep both exempt and nonexempt property. Your property is protected from seizure from creditors, including mortgage and other lien holders, as long as the proposed payments are made and necessary insurance coverages remain in place.
A Chapter 13 bankruptcy stays on your credit report for 7 years from the date of filing, unlike a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which stays on your credit report for 10 years from the date of filing. A bankruptcy might make credit less available and/or terms less favorable, although having too much debt can also have the same effect.
How can Keeling Law Firm Help You in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
As a Houston chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney, Keeling Law Firm has helped thousands of Houstonians since 1986 with Chapter 13 bankruptcy. We will meet with you at no cost to help determine the correct approach to solving your debt problems. We can help you learn whether you qualify for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy—or whether bankruptcy is the right answer for you. We will help you ensure all requirements are fulfilled so the bankruptcy goes smoothly and your assets are safe. For more information on filing chapter 13 bankruptcy, contact us now.
Why Choose to Hire Keeling Law Firm to File for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
Since 1986, Keeling Law Firm has helped many people file for Chapter 13. As a leading Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney, our team of experts can help you determine what's the best route for you based on your situation. Our team will explain the process of filing for Chapter 13 as well as guide you through it. To learn more about how Keeling Law Firm can help you file for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in Houston, contact us now.
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