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Texas Eastern Bankruptcy Court

http://www.txeb.uscourts.gov

Court Locations: Beaumont, Lufkin, Sherman, Tyler

Counties of Jurisdiction: Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Collin, Cook, Delta, Denton, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Gregg, Hardin, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Lamar, Liberty, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Panola, Polk, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus Trinity, Tyler, Upshur, Van Zandt

Clerks:

Michael Hanicek
Deputy in Charge
Suite 300B
660 North Central Expressway
Plano, Texas 75074
(972) 509-1240

Joseph D. Tokoph
Bankruptcy Clerk
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
211 W. Ferguson St. 4th Floor
Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 590-1212

Judges:

Hon. Bill G. Parker
Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
200 E. Ferguson St.
Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 590-1212

Hon. Brenda T. Rhoades
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
660 N. Central Expressway
Plano, TX 75074
(972) 509-1240

Texas Northern Bankruptcy Court

http://www.txnb.uscourts.gov

Court Locations: Albilene, Amarillo, Dallas, Fort Worth, Lubbock, San Angelo, Wichita Falls

Counties of Jurisdiction: Archer, Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Borden, Brisco, Brown, Callahan, Carson, Castro, Childres, Clay, Cochran, Coke, Coleman, Collingsworth, Comanche, Concho, Cottle, Crockett, Crosby, Dallam, Dallas, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Eastland, Ellis, Erath, Fisher, Floyd, Foard, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hockley, Hood, Howard, Hunt, Hutchison, Irion, Jack, Johnson, Jones, Kaufman, Kent, King, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Menard, Mills, Mitchell, Montaque, Moore, Motley, Navarro, Nolan, Ochiltree, Oldham, Palo, Parker, Parmer, Pinto, Potter, Randall, Reagan, Roberts, Rockwall, Runnels, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackleford, Sherman, Stephens, Sterling, Stonewall, Sutton, Swisher, Tarrant, Taylor, Terry, Throckmorton, Tom Green, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise, Yoakum, Young

Clerks:

Tawana C. Marshall
Bankruptcy Clerk
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Suite 12 A24
Dallas, TX 75242
(800) 442-6850

Judy Hendrick
Deputy Clerk
Rm. 147, U.S. Courthouse
501 W. 10th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 333-6000

Margaret Malone
Deputy In Charge
306 Federal Building
1205 Texas Ave.
Lubbock, TX 79401
(800) 796-8262

Judges:

Hon. Steven A. Felsenthal
Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Suite 12 A24
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2046

Hon. Robert Jones
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75242
(817) 333-6036

Hon. D. Michael Lynn
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75242
(817) 333-6016

Hon. Harlin D. Hale
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2060

Hon. Barbara T, Houser
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
100 Commerce St., Ste. 12 A24
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2059

Hon. Russell F. Nelms
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2060

Texas Northern Bankruptcy Court

http://www.txnb.uscourts.gov

Court Locations: Albilene, Amarillo, Dallas, Fort Worth, Lubbock, San Angelo, Wichita Falls

Counties of Jurisdiction: Archer, Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Borden, Brisco, Brown, Callahan, Carson, Castro, Childres, Clay, Cochran, Coke, Coleman, Collingsworth, Comanche, Concho, Cottle, Crockett, Crosby, Dallam, Dallas, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Eastland, Ellis, Erath, Fisher, Floyd, Foard, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hockley, Hood, Howard, Hunt, Hutchison, Irion, Jack, Johnson, Jones, Kaufman, Kent, King, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Menard, Mills, Mitchell, Montaque, Moore, Motley, Navarro, Nolan, Ochiltree, Oldham, Palo, Parker, Parmer, Pinto, Potter, Randall, Reagan, Roberts, Rockwall, Runnels, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackleford, Sherman, Stephens, Sterling, Stonewall, Sutton, Swisher, Tarrant, Taylor, Terry, Throckmorton, Tom Green, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise, Yoakum, Young

Clerks:

Tawana C. Marshall
Bankruptcy Clerk
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Suite 12 A24
Dallas, TX 75242
(800) 442-6850

Judy Hendrick
Deputy Clerk
Rm. 147, U.S. Courthouse
501 W. 10th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 333-6000

Margaret Malone
Deputy In Charge
306 Federal Building
1205 Texas Ave.
Lubbock, TX 79401
(800) 796-8262

Judges:

Hon. Steven A. Felsenthal
Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Suite 12 A24
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2046

Hon. Robert Jones
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75242
(817) 333-6036

Hon. D. Michael Lynn
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75242
(817) 333-6016

Hon. Harlin D. Hale
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2060

Hon. Barbara T, Houser
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
100 Commerce St., Ste. 12 A24
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2059

Hon. Russell F. Nelms
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
1100 Commerce St.
Dallas, TX 75242
(214) 753-2060

Texas Southern Bankruptcy Court

http://www.txs.uscourts.gov

Court Locations: Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Houston, McAllen, Laredo, Victoria

Counties of Jurisdiction: Aransas, Austin, Bee, Brazoria, Brazos, Brooks, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers, Colorado, De Witt, Duval, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Grimes, Harris, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jim Wells, Jim Hogg, Kenedy, Kleberg, LaSalle, Lavaca, Live Oak, Madison, Matagorda, McMullen, Montgomery, Nueces, Refugio, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Starr, Victoria, Walker, Aaller, Webb, Wharton, Willacy, Zapata

Clerks:

Michael N. Milby
Bankruptcy Clerk.
P.O. Box 61010
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 250-5115

Joyce Bjork
Deputy In Charge
U.S Bankruptcy Court
615 Leopard St. Ste 113
Corpus Christi
(512) 888-3484

Judges:

Hon. Karen K. Brown
Chief Judge
10501 U.S. Courthouse
515 Rusk Ave.
Houston, TX 77002.
(713) 250-5250

Hon. Jeff Bohm
515 Rusk Ave.
Houston, TX 77002.
(713) 250-5450

Hon. Marvin Isgur
515 Rusk Ave.
Houston, TX 77002.
(713) 250-5421

Hon. Letitia Z. Clark
4013 U.S. Courthouse
515 Rusk Ave.
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 250-5410

Hon. Richard S. Schmidt
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
615 Leopard St., Ste 110
Corpus Christi, TX 78476
(361)888-3484

Hon. Wesley Steen
6202 U.S. Courthouse
515 Rusk Ave.
Houston, TX 77002
(713)250-5779

Texas Western Bankruptcy Court

http://www.txwb.uscourts.gov
Court Locations: Austin, El Paso, Midland, San Antonio, Waco

Counties of Jurisdiction: Andrews, Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bell, Bexar, Blanco, Bosque, Brewster, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Coryell, Crane, Culberson, Dimmit, Ector, Edwards, El Paso, Falls, Freestone, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hamilton, Hays, Hill, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Lampasas, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Llano, Loving, Martin, Mason, Maverick, McCulloch, McLennan, Medina, Midland, Milam, Pecos, Presidio, Real, Reeves, Robertson, San Saba, Somervell, Terrell, Travis, Upton, Uvalde, Val Verde, Ward, Washington, Williamson, Wilson, Winkler, Zavaia

Clerks:

George D. Prentice, II
Bankruptcy Clerk
P.O. Box 1439
San Antonio, TX 78295
(210) 472-5187

Cynthia Gutierrez
Deputy in Charge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
903 San Jacinto Blvd. #322
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 916-5238

Mark Vargas
Deputy in Charge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
8515 Lockheed
El Paso, TX 79925
(915) 779-7362

Christy L. Carouth
Deputy in Charge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
100 E. Wall St., Rm. P163
Midland, TX 79701
(432) 683-1650

Mary Croy
Deputy in Charge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
615 East Houston St., Ste 137
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 472-6720

Bridget Hardage
Deputy in Charge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
800 Franklin Avenue, #140
Waco, TX 76701
(254) 750-1513

Judges:

Hon. Larry E. Kelly
Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Ste 332
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 916-5875

Hon. Leif M. Clark
U.S.
Court
615 East Houston St., Ste 383
P.O. Box 1439
San Antonio, TX 78295
(210) 472-5181

Hon. Ronald B. King
U.S.
Court
615 East Houston St., 505
P.O. Box 1439
San Antonio, TX 78295
(210) 472-6609

Hon. Frank R. Monroe
U.S.
Court
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Ste 326
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 916-5800

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Cloud Title On Homestead

You must have a clear title when refinancing or selling a home, which is why an abstract of judgment is problematic. The judgment lien creates a title defect or a cloud on the title. This means that there is an unresolved issue that must be addressed before making any real estate transactions. Title companies enforce the lien as a way to protect themselves in case the home isn’t eligible for homestead exemption because it’s not your primary residence. If a title company allows the transaction to proceed and the property isn’t your homestead, it has to pay the judgment. Fortunately, a Texas judgment lien release lawyer can remedy this issue.

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Getting A Full Release

In some instances, you have to get a full judgment lien release. This completely releases the judgment, so it isn’t attached to you or your property. There are normally two options for obtaining a full release. First, you can pay the judgment in full. If you don’t have the means to do that, your Texas judgment lien release attorney might be able to negotiate a settlement. If the creditor accepts the settlement, you will receive a full release once it’s paid. Without taking action, the judgment will remain valid for 10 years. It’s important to contact a judgment lien release attorney to go over your options if you need a full release.

Proof Of Homestead

Judgment creditors often require proof of homestead before signing a partial lien release. Your Texas judgment lien release attorney will help you provide the necessary documents. You might need to submit an affidavit that states that the property is your homestead. The creditor also might require a tax certificate that proves you’ve filed for homestead exemption. In addition, the creditor might ask for affidavits from others that state that the property is your homestead, and you live there. In some cases, the creditor can even require the escrow agent to examine the property to ensure it’s your homestead. Due to the complexity of proving homestead, it’s a good idea to get help from a Texas judgment lien release attorney.

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