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Commercial transactions

1990

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Raborn V. Davis—Paycheck In Employee’S Possession: A Limitation Of The Current Wage Exemption In Texas, Richard E. Flint Jan 1990

Raborn V. Davis—Paycheck In Employee’S Possession: A Limitation Of The Current Wage Exemption In Texas, Richard E. Flint

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Extensions of credit generally help both the debtor and creditor. However, a result of our credit-based economy is that individuals are free to make poor economic decisions, and that they should suffer the consequences of these poor decisions. Although legal rules have had a role in ensuring that debtors are protected from overzealous creditors, commercial transactions can only exist if obligations of debtors are legally enforceable. The role of government, therefore, is to set parameters for procedures to enforce these obligations, while also setting a floor of protected or exempt assets so that debtors will not become wards of the …