Archives for February 2014

Consumer Myth #7 – If I fail to pay a debt, my wages may be garnished.

In Texas, wages may not be garnished by creditors. This prohibition is established in the Texas Constitution. In Texas, wages may be garnished by the Federal Government for IRS debts or federally insured student loans. The Texas government may garnish wages for child support. No one not affiliated with either the Federal Government or the 

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Consumer Myth #8 – A Notice to Vacate must be delivered by a constable.

Not in Texas. Before a landlord may file an eviction lawsuit, the landlord must serve the tenant with a written Notice to Vacate. The notice to vacate may be served in several ways: hand delivered, mailed, posted on the inside of the front door, but NOT posted on the outside of the door. Often the 

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