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About Richard Weaver

Dallas bankruptcy attorney Richard Weaver earned his Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and his J.D. at the University of Houston. He was admitted to the Texas State Bar in 1987. Mr. Weaver has been happily married for twenty-five years, is a father of seven, and has donated thousands of hours to community service in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Five Tips For Life After Bankruptcy

Putting your life back together after bankruptcy – including your emotions and attitudes as well as your credit rating and finances – can be a genuinely daunting task. If you’ve recently filed for bankruptcy in Texas with the help of someone like a Houston or Dallas bankruptcy attorney – or if right now you are […]

By |June 10th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Five Tips For Life After Bankruptcy

Can I File For Bankruptcy If I Am Self-Employed?

Obviously, self-employment can be quite a challenge. A sole proprietor or an independent contractor is likely to take some financial risks to get a business launched or to keep it operating in tough times. Those financial risks can sometimes become overwhelming, and bankruptcy may have to be considered. What does it take for a sole […]

By |May 10th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Can I File For Bankruptcy If I Am Self-Employed?

Does Filing For Bankruptcy Erase Student Debt?

Bankruptcy laws in the U.S. have been designed to give honest debtors a fresh start. If someone is genuinely struggling with credit card bills, an underwater mortgage, or even gambling debts, that person can file for bankruptcy – in Texas or in any other state – and start over. However, student loans are one of […]

By |April 16th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Does Filing For Bankruptcy Erase Student Debt?

Infographic – When Can I Buy A Home After Bankruptcy Or Foreclosure?

Bankruptcy and foreclosure do not mean the end of your financial life, and if you have experienced either in Texas, it’s only a matter of time until you can get back on your feet. One of the biggest concerns that people have following a bankruptcy or foreclosure is when will I be able to purchase […]

By |April 8th, 2016|Blog, Infographics|Comments Off on Infographic – When Can I Buy A Home After Bankruptcy Or Foreclosure?

Older Consumers Carrying More Debt Than Ever

Older consumers are burdened in 2016 with unprecedented amounts of debt as more baby boomers reach what are supposed to be their retirement years owing far more than previous generations owed on their vehicles, homes, credit cards, medical bills and other financial obligations.

As many employers have eliminated traditional pension systems in the last two decades, […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Older Consumers Carrying More Debt Than Ever

Do Teachers File The Most Bankruptcies?

No one group has a monopoly on financial problems. It doesn’t matter how wealthy or poor you are or how much or little you’ve worked and saved. Emergencies and unexpected life changes that can drive almost anyone to bankruptcy – divorces, sudden illnesses, natural disasters, job losses – come along at some point in almost […]

By |February 13th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Do Teachers File The Most Bankruptcies?

Does The Bankruptcy Judge Need Your Facebook Password?

How much of your personal information does a Texas bankruptcy judge require? It may be a lot more than you think. One Texas man used his Facebook and Twitter accounts to promote his gun store, but after losing ownership of the suburban Houston store in a bankruptcy procedure, Jeremy Alcede spent nearly seven weeks in […]

By |January 16th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Does The Bankruptcy Judge Need Your Facebook Password?

The Right Thing To Do

When does it make sense to file for bankruptcy? It’s going to be a different story for every person who’s in debt. There are some general guidelines – see below – but before you take any legal action regarding bankruptcy in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, you should discuss your own unique financial circumstances with an […]

By |December 7th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on The Right Thing To Do

Supreme Court To Hear Bankruptcy Case

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a bankruptcy case that will define precisely what “fraud” means under the Bankruptcy Code. The law doesn’t allow you to discharge a debt if you obtained the money fraudulently. The Supreme Court will decide if fraud means only outright lying, or if other actions may also […]

By |December 4th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Supreme Court To Hear Bankruptcy Case

A Costly Foreclosure Mistake

A recent case in Montana is a reminder to homeowners to obtain legal help fast when threatened with foreclosure. In November, a jury awarded a Billings man, Jason Norman, just over $2 million in his claim against a bank that foreclosed on and actually sold a house that he and his wife had purchased for […]

By |December 3rd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on A Costly Foreclosure Mistake

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