Carron Nicks

Carron developed her passion for bankruptcy and consumer law long before law school. She spent the early years of her career as a banker, a bankruptcy court clerk, and a paralegal in a boutique bankruptcy law firm.  She graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University School of Law where she served as articles editor of the Law Review.  Carron clerked for the Hon. Jacques L. Wiener of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and for Steven Felsenthal, Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas.  For the next 20 years, she represented consumers and small businesses in the bankruptcy courts in North Texas.    

Carron considers it a duty and a privilege to teach consumers about their rights and responsibilities. She has authored numerous articles for the Nolo.com family of websites and for other publications.  She also presents regularly at legal conferences and before consumer groups.  

Carron's Other Pages

Nolo
The Bankruptcy Site
Alllaw


Articles By Carron Nicks

Using Chapter 13 Bankruptcy to Manage Student Loans
You can often reduce the amount you pay on student loans during your Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
When Can I Buy a House After Bankruptcy?
Buying a house after your bankruptcy case will probably come easier and quicker than you think.
Can the bankruptcy trustee get an inheritance I received a few years into my Chapter 13 case?
In most bankruptcy courts, if you receive an inheritance during your Chapter 13 plan period, you'll have to pay it into your plan.