When a debtor fails to repay back the person's debts over a long period of time, Texas law gives the creditors the legal right to initiate a lawsuit in order to recover these debts. In many cases the debtor's default is often associated with a financial adversity like multiple debts, unemployment, medical expenses and other financial adversities. It must be noted that most financial, as well as legal, experts usually encourage the debtor to take quick and efficient steps in order to prevent such lawsuits against debts that are in a bad financial state.
Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings, popularly known as liquidation proceedings, are often the hardest financial decision a Texas resident could make. Filing for bankruptcy under liquidation proceeding often leads to losing some of the most important financial assets for the debtor. It can also be a major blow to one's self confidence and self-esteem.
Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings can be initiated by creditors when the debtor company has continuously defaulted on repaying their debts. One of the major points of distinction between Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and Chapter 7 bankruptcy is that most Chapter 7 cases result in the liquidation of the debtor company's assets, Chapter 11 still allows the debtor to reorganize their assets in order to help debt repayment.
Attorney Gordon Mosley has worked on personal bankruptcy cases for decades. For Texas residents who wish to file for personal bankruptcy, it is not only a financial and legal challenge but can also be personally and socially stigmatizing. A person may be compelled to file for personal bankruptcy due to the various debts that he or she has incurred for a variety of reasons, such as student loans, a mortgage or a car loan.