Default, Real Estate, & Collection Attorneys Dallas, Texas

6565 N MacArthur Blvd Suite 470 Irving, Texas 75039
T: 469.804.8457 F: 469.804.8462

Key Contacts

Texas Legal News

Federal | Legal Alerts

Non-Judicial Foreclosures and Junior Federal Non-IRS Liens

As many of you may be aware, the impact of the Show Me State Premium Homes, LLC v. McDonnell, 74 F.4th 911, 914 (8th Cir. 2023), reh'g denied, No. 22-1894, 2023 WL 5920101 (8th Cir. Sept. 12, 2023) 8th Circuit Court of Appeals case is rippling through our industry. This week, a major underwriter issued guidance indicating that a junior non-IRS lien should be...

Texas | Firm Updates

Partner Kirk Schwartz Joins ALAW in Texas

ALAW is pleased to welcome industry expert Kirk Schwartz as a partner in our Houston, TX office. With a proven track record of success and a wealth of experience, Kirk will undoubtedly be an asset to the firm's continuing growth. Kirk comes to ALAW with 24 years of experience in the mortgage default industry. He has substantial expertise in Texas foreclosure, bankruptcy, eviction, and litigation....

Federal | Legal Alerts

CFPB’s Proposed Debt Collection Rule

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued their proposal to amend Regulation F, which incorporates the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The proposed rule takes into account the current communication landscape, which vastly differs from when the FDCPA was first enacted. Specifically, it clarifies how debt collectors can communicate with consumers via email and text messages. The use of...

Texas | Firm Updates

Attorney Spotlight: Megan Clontz

ALAW is proud to congratulate Megan Clontz, Associate Attorney, on her appointment as an Officer to the Dallas Bar Association’s Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section. Megan currently serves as Secretary on the board, as part of a four-year term with annual office rotations, ending with the Chair position on the final year of service. Megan practices from ALAW’s Irving, Texas office and has also served as...