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Explained: Writs of Garnishment v. Writs of Execution

You've won a judgment. Now, how do you collect on it? Texas offers two significant forms of collection for parties who've won a judgment (i.e. judgment creditor) in Court: a Writ of Garnishment and a Writ of Execution. Learn the difference in these and the circumstances for when each should be used.

What is a General Retainer Agreement and How Can it Benefit You

At The Cromeens Law Firm, PLLC, (TCLF) we pride ourselves on delivering the highest level of representation and customer service at all times to our clients, and your satisfaction with our services is very important to us.

After the Flood - Legal Issues for Homeowners and Builders to Consider

In the days following Hurricane Harvey, news agencies reported only about 80 percent of homeowners in the affected areas were covered by flood insurance.[1] As a result, uninsured flooded homeowners have sought other options to repair and replace their damaged property. In an effort to find alternative forms of compensation, some homeowners have attempted to direct their complaints at their builders, subdivision developers, municipalities, and state and federal authorities. This articles summarizes the recent legal actions considered by flooded homeowners, and information that homeowners and their builders should consider going forward.

Performing Work for Hurricane Harvey Claims - Learn How to Protect the Money You Are Owed

Generally speaking, it is a good business practice to have all of the essential terms between the parties to be put into a written agreement before the work starts. But, in a situation such as the aftermath of a hurricane, that may not always be possible to do upfront. However, it is not too late to create one - even a contract signed during construction or work performed can be enforced.

Business Debt Collections: How an Attorney Can Help You

As a business owner, you have most likely encountered customers/clients who have failed to pay for products, labor and/or services that you provided for their benefit. You may have also experienced the difficulties involved in collecting those outstanding debts yourself.

Bankruptcy Basics: Construction Projects Edition

In the face of an unstable economy, it is essential that those in the construction industry understand the implications of an owner, general contractor, or subcontractor's bankruptcy filing and take appropriate action to reduce risk. The first step in protecting your interests is to obtain general knowledge of creditors' rights and remedies once a debtor files for bankruptcy.

Tips On Improving Your Attorney-Client Relationship

As in most relationships, it's a two-way street. Without effective communication and mutual respect, most relationships will fail. The same is true when it comes to your relationship with your attorney. Your attorney-client relationship is an important partnership, which seeks to maximize the outcome in your favor.

Collecting a Judgment in Texas

Texas law provides different methods to collect on a court judgment regardless of whether the judgment originates from the state of Texas or another state. When a person or entity recovers money damages in a court, it will primarily be in the form of a judgment. A judgment is merely a piece of paper that declares a person or an entity owes another person or entity money. In order to collect on that piece of paper, consider the following methods and rules:

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