Alva Wesley Thomas & Associates, P.C.
"At the end of the seventh year you are to cancel the debts of those who owe you money."
 Deuteronomy 15:1

Attorney Alva Wesley-Thomas grew up in a small town near Longview, Texas, where people believed in hard work and family values. Ms. Thomas studied at Bates College of Law and Thurgood Marshall School of Law, receiving her Juris Doctorate in May 1983. Realizing from personal experiences and consultations with clients that financial hardship is not a respecter of persons, she began her law practice in the area of consumer bankruptcy in 1983 with a desire to help others. In addition to Ms. Thomas' private practice, she was employed by the Supreme Court of Texas for more than 20 years.

To discuss your financial challenges as you seek to determine whether Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is the right path to debt relief in your case, contact the law firm of Alva Wesley-Thomas & Associates, P.C. 


  • Rick Carter, Of Counsel
  • Robert Tamez, Paralegal
  • Gagdiel Espinoza, Legal Assistant
  • Anjanae Owens (Angie)
  • Call or e-mailthe law offices in Houston, Texas, to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced, compassionate Christian bankruptcy lawyer.

    We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

Rick Carter
Rick Carter , of Counsel, graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a degree in mathematics. After serving in the United States Marine Corps, Rick obtained a Juris Doctorate from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. Rick has over 20 years of experience representing consumers and small businesses in the Federal Bankruptcy Court. Rick is knowledgeable, compassionate and well respected in his field and goes beyond what is often expected to help clients either reorganize their finances or get a fresh start.
Robert Tamez 
Robert joined the law firm of Alva Wesley-Thomas & Associates, P.C. in 2016 as the Senior Paralegal and has over 18 years of experience in the area of bankruptcy law.  Prior to joining the firm, Robert worked as a senior paralegal for several high volume bankruptcy law firms and assisted in the filing of thousands of bankruptcy cases.  Robert's experience allows him to assist the attorneys with the firm with processing each client's file with efficiency and accuracy while offering clients the reassurance that their files are in capable hands.  Robert was born and raised in Texas and has been a resident of the Houston area for over 40 years.  Robert is active with the Houston Paralegals Association and is always diligent in keeping up with the ever changing bankruptcy rules, requirements, and forms in order for the firm to provide clients with the most knowledgeable and efficient representation available.

Gagdiel Espinoza
Gagdiel A. Espinoza is a legal assistant with the law firm of Alva Wesley-Thomas & Associates P.C.  Gagdiel works under the direction of the Senior Paralegal and assist with keeping clients updated on the requirements needed to get court approval on a file as well as assisting with other duties.  After joining the firm, Gagdiel obtained an Associate's Degree in Paralegal Technology from Houston Community College.  Because of his extensive experience in people skills acquired while working for over 8 years in retail management , one of the many strengths that Gagdiel brings to the firm is his ability to communicate properly and efficiently with clients, creditors, and vendors.  In his leisure time. Gagdiel enjoys time with his friends he met from online gaming and spending time with his significant other, Karen, as well as their animals.
Anjanae Owens (Angie)

Anjanae Owens (Angie) is a Receptionist/Clerical Assistant with the law firm of Alva Wesley-Thomas & Associates, P.C. Angie’s years of experience in the retail environment have given her the skills needed to communicate with others and provide exceptional service that ensures efficient feedback to clients’ inquiries as well as a warm and compassionate response to potential clients. In addition to retail experience, Angie also has years of experience working in the family owned business.  Angie loves animals and is a former member of the Fort Bend F.F.A. program.  She also has performed volunteer work throughout Fort Bend County and Europe for various organizations.

Contact Information

Alva Wesley-Thomas & Associates, P.C. 
6161 Savoy Drive 
HoustonTX 77036 
Phone: 713-278-0800 
Fax: 713-278-0490