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This article provides answers to what a debt collector can and can not do to your social security or VA benefits. This article was written by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 
This article tells you about the law about car repairs. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article tells you about tax deductions that may be available to you after a disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article tells you what a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is and what it can and cannot do. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article tells you about what can and cannot be done through a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
The Houston Bar Association's Consumer Law Handbook contains information on credit, resolving disputes, buying a car, the Deceptive Trade Practices Act, landlord and tenant issues, and more. This handbook was written by the Houston Bar Association.   
As governments, businesses, and individuals continue to take actions to manage the impact of COVID-19, it is likely that performance of contracts agreed to before the pandemic will become difficult, if not practically impossible.
Texas Legal Services Center has created this page to provide the public with aggregated links to news and information about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic from credible sources such as the U.S.
This article was written by  Texas Legal Services Center and applies only to COVID-19 related SBA loans.
This article was written by Texas Legal Services Center and applies only to COVID-19 related employment issues.
This article tells you about credit reports, how to correct them, and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
Dealing with the death of a family member is not easy, but losing a loved one in a disaster can be especially painful. If you’ve lost a family member as a result of disaster, the following information may affect the future of you and your family.
This article, excerpted from material by the Federal Trade Commission, provides resources and information about debt and credit counseling.
This article tells you about your rights and options under the law if you are facing debt collection. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article contains information about acceptable debt collector communication and how to write a sample letter. This article was provided by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
COVID-19 has caused many people serious financial hardship. Learn how to minimize and deal with debt caused by COVID-19.
This article, excerpted from material created by the Federal Trade Commission, tells how the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) protects survivors from the debts of deceased relatives.
This article provides information on the Deceptive Trade Practices Act. This material is excerpted from the Consumer Law Handbook, a publication of the Houston Bar Association.  
This article tells you about whether your property taxes can be reduced after a disaster, homestead exemptions, and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.