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Archive for January 2019

How bankruptcy affects your life

This topic is complex and difficult to answer concisely since many different aspects of your life can be impacted by filing for bankruptcy. Here are three ways bankruptcy affects your life. Sometimes people feel guilty or ashamed that they have gone bankrupt, particularly since society has developed a negative stigma around bankruptcy. However, like any…

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What is a bankruptcy trustee

When a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition is filed in Utah, two trustees are appointed, the U.S. Trustee and the Chapter 7 Trustee. The Utah Chapter 7 Trustee’s purpose is to administer the case and liquidate the debtor’s nonexempt assets. If all the debtor’s assets are somehow protected or are subject to valid liens, the trustee…

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