Repossessions and Bankruptcy in Texas

: Reese Baker & Associates

  Filed under: Debt

repossessionWhen individuals run into serious financial difficulty they will often start to think about using bankruptcy as a resource for getting financially stable again. One of the things that may be driving them into making this type of decision is the fact that some of their possessions are going to be repossessed. Commonly this refers to their vehicle which most people cannot be without.

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For those that are being faced with this problem in Texas there is a couple of factors that they need to be aware of. First of all, the repossession individuals do not need a license to operate in Texas. Once this person shows up to repossess the vehicle there is not much value in trying to reason or argue with them. You may have the option of being able to work out a deal with the individual that holds the finances against your vehicle.

What many don’t realize that live in Texas as well is that a repossession can take place even if the payment is late. The institution or person that holds the lien against the vehicle does not have to go to court in order to go through the repossession process.

While you may not be able to reason or a stop the repossession as it is taking place you do have an option of being able to go bankrupt, which in that case the finance company will not be allowed to carry out the repossession of the car. It is highly important that you start your bankruptcy action as quickly as possible, and prior to any of the vehicle repossessions that might be looming. Speaking to an experienced Texas bankruptcy attorney will give you all the information you need to know as to how the bankruptcy court will view your financial circumstances, and what bankruptcy can do for you.