Personal Injury Attorneys

A Personal Injury Attorney or a Personal Injury Lawyer provides legal assistance to anyone that has sustained a personal injury due to the negligence of another party. A Personal Injury is a legal term that defines and injury to the mind, body or emotion. A Personal Injury Attorney also handles many other types of tort negligence. Personal Injury Lawyers handle cases involving car accidents, wrongful death, property damage, workplace injury, oil field injury, or many other types of Personal Injury.

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What is a Board Certified Texas Personal Injury Lawyer?

The State of Texas recognizes and certifies a Texas Personal Injury Lawyer. Attorneys or Lawyers that have received the certification in Personal Injury will generally display their Board Certified Badge on their website and will display their area of certification. In the case of Personal Injury, the attorneys that have been certified as a Personal Injury Lawyer will have the category of specialization just below the badge and will list the Personal Injury Lawyer as “Personal Injury Trial Law.” The process of becoming a Board Certified Texas Personal Injury Lawyer requires a great deal of expertise in the area of Texas Personal Injury Law. Although any lawyer licensed to practice law in the State of Texas can call themselves a Texas Personal Injury Lawyer or Texas Personal Injury Attorney, only Board Certified Texas Personal Injury Attorneys can are allowed to display the Board Certified badge and refer to themselves as Board Certified Texas Personal Injury Lawyers. This distinction allows the public to know that a lawyer has met the difficult requirements of the State of Texas to be certified as a Texas Personal Injury Lawyer. These limited number of lawyers are able to call themselves Board Certified Legal Experts.

Bankruptcy Attorneys

Bankruptcy Attorneys can help navigate the Bankruptcy laws that provide for a means to help the consumers who are unable to pay their creditors a way to obtain debt relief through the division of the consumers assets. Bankruptcy is a means for a debtor to make a fresh start and not be punished for their inability to pay their debts. Bankruptcy laws allow certain debts to be discharged after the available assets have been distributed – even if the debts have not been paid in full.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy permits you to forgive or “discharge” most of your debts while allowing you to keep most of your assets. A “discharge” is a court order that releases your from all of your dischargeable debts and orders your creditors not to attempt to collect them from you. In a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy case unsecured debts such as credit card debts, signature loans, and medical bills, could be discharged. Certain debts cannot be discharged in Chapter 7 including, but are not limited to, student loans, child support, alimony, property awards in divorce cases, certain taxes, debts obtained by fraud and certain debts incurred shortly before filing bankruptcy.

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy is often referred to as a “business reorganization.” Chapter 11 Bankruptcy allows qualified business (and individuals) to reorganize their obligations and pay their debts with a new payment plan, but allows the business to continue to operated while paying their debts. Chapter 11 bankruptcy allows the creditors to be actively involved in the debtors’ financial affairs by having a vote on the businesses financial plan.

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is a debt consolidation proceeding by allowing a consumer or business owner to restructure their debt. A repayment plan is structured by you, your Bankruptcy Attorney and the court so that the consumers payments are reduced and made more affordable. Even when a consumer is unable to repay all of their debts in full, they may be entitled to receive a discharge of their remaining debt at the end of the payment plan. If you home is in foreclosure, Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code can consolidate your debt and will all you to keep your home while steadily reducing your debt to a manageable level.

Texas Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney

When there is never enough money at the end of the month to meet your financial obligations, a Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney will understand your fears and frustrations. Financial stress can destroy lives. A Board Certified Bankruptcy Attorney can help get you through the entire bankruptcy process. The State of Texas recognizes and certifies Texas Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. Board Certified Attorneys or Lawyers that have received the certification in Consumer Bankruptcy will generally display their Board Certified Badge on their website or other forms of advertising. The process of becoming a Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney requires a great deal of expertise in the area of Texas Bankruptcy Laws. Although any lawyer licensed to practice law in the State of Texas can call themselves a Texas Bankruptcy Attorney or Texas Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyer, only Board Certified Texas Bankruptcy Attorneys are allowed to refer to themselves as Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. This distinction allows the public to know that a lawyer has met the difficult requirements of the State of Texas to be certified as a Board Certified Bankruptcy Attorney. Visit our website

Choosing a Family Law Attorney

If you have children and are going through a divorce, it is absolutely critical to have a skilled family law attorney on your side throughout the process. Family law differs significantly from such areas as criminal law, real estate law, or corporate law, and a family law attorney will be able to help negotiate child custody, spousal support, military divorces, and a range of other issues that can arise in divorce cases. Additionally, family law differs between each area of the country. During a divorce, you will need legal support from an expert with extensive experience navigating your state’s legal system. For individuals in the San Antonio area, the team at the Law Offices of Steven C. Benke can guide you through this challenging time.

The family law attorneys at the firm of Steven C. Benke are especially skilled when it comes to handling child custody cases and the associated issues, such as grandparents’ rights, visitation rights, and child support payments. Our legal team can provide both legal support for a court declaration of custody or mediate between spouses for a private decision. Most importantly, our legal team will stand behind you down the road, helping to enforce any decisions made at the time of the divorce, whatever the concern. If child support isn’t being paid or the rules of visitation are being ignored, the team at Steven C. Benke can help you move through the legal process for getting such situations corrected.

Another critical area that a good family law attorney will be skilled in complex property division. Your attorney will help you decide on a fair division of possessions contingent on the financial situation of yourself and your spouse. The Steven C. Benke legal team offers years of legal experience in this arena, helping to reach an equitable division that meets each person’s needs as closely as possible.

If you are going through a divorce, contact the Law Offices of Steven C. Benke today for a free consultation. We can help you determine what your legal rights are and guide you through the divorce process, backed by years of family law experience.