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How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Student Loans?

How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Student Loans?

With larger numbers of individuals going to a higher university later in life, it’s becoming more common that individuals who have debts discharged in a Texas to seek out student grants, loans, or other types of student aid to attend a higher education institution. If you have previously filed bankruptcy in Texas, you might be  … Read more

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Millennials Face Bankruptcy in Houston

Millennials Face Bankruptcy in Houston

In a recent U.S. report, Millennials face bankruptcy in Houston more than any almost any other American city. The study looked into which cities in the nation had the highest amount of personal debt among Millennials with Houston ranking number fourth out of the 50 largest metro areas. While Texas offers enormous opportunities to young  … Read more

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Payday Loan Owner Charged with Texas Bankruptcy Fraud

Payday Loan Owner Charged with Texas Bankruptcy Fraud

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could create money out of thin air? This is exactly what a payday loan business owner is accused of attempting in a bankruptcy case that resulted in Federal bankruptcy fraud charges. The business owner of the failed payday loan scam has been order by a Houston bankruptcy judge in  … Read more

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How Bankruptcy Store Closing are Affecting Malls

How Bankruptcy Store Closing are Affecting Malls

For those unaware of the matter, retail stores and restaurants in the US have had a rough go over the past 24-36 months, keeping bankruptcy attorneys quite busy. Some absolute behemoths of industry such as Claire’s, Toys R’ US, Pac Sun, Aeropostale, Wet Seal, and Bon Ton have all filed bankruptcy since 2015, in a  … Read more

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Houston Bankruptcy Watch: Erin Energy Corp.

Houston Bankruptcy Watch: Erin Energy Corp.

In recently Houston, TX bankruptcy news, Erin Energy announced this week that it will file for voluntary bankruptcy protection in an effort to restructure debt and restore its finances. Formally known as Camac Energy, the Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company focused mainly on oil and gas development for African offshore plays, weighing  … Read more

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Oil Company Completes Exit of Houston Bankruptcy

Oil Company Completes Exit of Houston Bankruptcy

In a closing to the final chapter of the nearly 24 months Chapter 11 Houston bankruptcy process, the Texas-based Breitburn Energy Partners successfully exited chapter 11 reorganization this week. The company will now be known as Maverick Natural Recourses LLC. The company, who began its Chapter 11 bankruptcy process in 2016 after oil prices plummeted  … Read more

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Houston Based Charming Charlie Files for Chapter 11

Houston Based Charming Charlie Files for Chapter 11

Houston Based Charming Charlie field for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week, as yet another retailer is forced to restructure its debt in order to remain solvent. Charming Carlie’s is a women’s jewelry and accessory retailer founded in 2004 by Houston entrepreneur Charlie Chanaratsopon. The company has operated over 350 global retail locations across North  … Read more

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Americans Optimistic About Personal Finances in 2018

Americans Optimistic About Personal Finances in 2018

In a recent survey, 67% of Americans are hopeful about their personal finances and expect them to improve in the New Year. Only about 10% of the respondents felt that their finances will get worse. A third of respondents claimed that paying down debt is a top priority and will focus on eliminating the debt  … Read more

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Senate Bill Proposes Bankruptcy Changes for Companies

Senate Bill Proposes Bankruptcy Changes for Companies

Lawmakers in the United States Senate have introduced a bill that proposes bankruptcy changes for companies that are incorporated in Delaware or New York this week. Texas Senator John Cornyn (R., Texas) and Elizabeth Warren (D. Mass.) introduced the bill this week that requires companies seeking to reorganize their finances, file bankruptcy closer to their  … Read more

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Texas Bankruptcy Watch: The Brass Tap Inc. Filed Chapter 7

Texas Bankruptcy Watch: The Brass Tap Inc. Filed Chapter 7

San Antonio, Texas will have one less eatery and watering hole this week as The Brass Tap closes its doors. Graystone Group Inc. that operates the restaurant and bar, file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. After more than four years of business, the company has closed its operations as of  … Read more

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