Advantages of Debt Settlement in Texas

advantages of debt settlement in texasIf you live in Texas, you have some unique laws that make debt settlement a great way to eliminate old credit card or other unsecured debts.

Due to various circumstances such as:

  • Loss of employment
  • Illness
  • Death of Spouse
  • Divorce
  • or many other of life's challenges may find yourself with too much debt and without the ability to make regular payments. When that happens, it doesn't take long before the DEBT COLLECTORS begin to start calling!

If this has happened (or is happening) to your, click here to learn how to STOP THE CALLS.

The debt collector may try to get you into a HARDSHIP PROGRAM!  BUT BEWARE!

If it has been several months since you made your last payment, the debt collector may file a complaint and you would receive a summons.


If you owe the debt and cannot negotiate a settlement, the CREDITOR OR PLAINTIFF will be awarded a DEFAULT JUDGMENT.

In most states, the CREDIOR can get a WRIT OF GARNISHMENT that would result in an average of 25% of your net income being withheld from each paycheck until 100% of the debt is paid!


Texas does not allow garnishment of wages in order to repay unsecured debt! This gives Texas residents a tremendous advantage and leverage in negotiating a settlement of their debts!

After being awarded a judgment, many creditors place a LIEN ON YOUR HOME

This means that before you sell or transfer the property, the debt (PLUS INTEREST, FEES, ETC,) would have to be paid to release the title!


Texas has the best HOMESTEAD LAWS in the United States.

Basically, your principle residence cannot have a creditor place a lien after a judgment for unsecured debt! This protects Texas Residents great protection and comfort!

With these two laws protecting your wages and homestead, residents of Texas can and should be able to negotiate very favorable settlements!

We have been helping Texas Residents for over 10 years and we can help you too!

Experienced Debt Settlement companies understand the advantages of debt settlement in Texas. Therefore, debt collectors are more willing to settle debts for less!

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Don't Mess With Texas!

dont mess with texasIf you live in Texas and are having problems paying your debts, you have some specific protection from debt collectors that other states don't provide!

In other words, "DON'T MESS WITH TEXAS"!

What is the Texas Homestead Law?

Texas Homestead Law exempts your primary residence from creditors in bankruptcy as well as from debt collectors.

This includes a home or condominium as well as improvements such as:

  • swimming pool
  • hot tub
  • barn
  • water tower
  • pumps
  • roads
  • and other affixed items

A Texas resident mus file a HOMESTEAD DECLARATION (form filed with the county recorder's office).

Essentially, a debt collect cannot file a lien against a homeowner's primary residence in order to attempt to collect an unsecured debt.

Can Wages be Garnished in Texas?

Again, residents of Texas have some advantages that other states don't have, in that a debt collector cannot garnishment wages for debt collection in Texas.

This DOES NOT apply to:

  • Unpaid income taxes
  • Alimony or child support
  • Federal Student Loans
Of course, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) applies to Texas residents as well as a number of other state laws to protect it's citizens from unfair debt collection practices!

Employers can find information about wage garnishment limits and exemptions in Texas at:

Texas provides some of the best protection from creditors of any state and allows those who are in financial trouble to seek relief through DEBT SETTLEMENT without the fear of wage garnishment and/or a lien on their homestead.

If you would like to know how to settle your debts for less than you owe, let us know!

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