questions about bankruptcy

Most of the above mistakes can be fixed by simply by timing when you file your case. There are time periods for many types of transfers or actions — which means the bankruptcy court will examine certain types of transactions only within a certain period of time before you file. By delaying the filing of your bankruptcy until these periods have expired, you may be able to avoid problems. An experienced bankruptcy lawyer can walk you through the process and help you succeed in obtaining a fresh financial start before you file bankruptcy.

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planning for bankruptcy

Because of abuses of the bankruptcy system in the past the current Bankruptcy Code is designed to penalize multiple bankruptcy filers. This multiple filing is called “serial filing” in the bankruptcy world. Individuals who are “serial filers” can lose important benefits in their bankruptcy – the most important of which is called the automatic stay – the act of stopping immediately a foreclosure, lawsuits or other collection activity.

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bankruptcy in utah

Where does bankruptcy debt go? To be clear bankruptcy is a legal proceeding one carries out in the US Bankruptcy Courts to allow individuals or businesses to obtain freedom from their debts. It can also simultaneously providing creditors an opportunity for repayment of the debt under a court guided repayment program.

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Bankruptcy who knows

So bankruptcy who knows? Obviously anyone you owe money to at the time you file will need to be notified. Creditors are notified since payments to them will likely be affected by the bankruptcy proceedings. However other than creditors and your attorney very few other will be notified of you case filing. Even though bankruptcy filings are a matter of public record, they are usually not publicized unless the individual filing is a public figure.

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affect of bankruptcy

A Utah bankruptcy might actually help you to keep your home. Chapter 13 and to some extent Chapter 7 provide ways for you keep your home. Although, you cannot just file for bankruptcy protection and not inform your mortgage lender, you can treat how the loan is treated during a bankruptcy case and there are ways to assure the lender that you will be keeping the home and making the mortgage payment.

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utah bankruptcy trustee

If you are looking for information on bankruptcy trustees in Utah you can download my FREE book on filing bankruptcy in Utah to get the up to date list of the Trustee’s and their contact information. If you are looking for an experienced Utah bankruptcy lawyer give us a call to set up a consultation and to learn your bankruptcy options.

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bankruptcy and my divorce

Bankruptcy and my divorce is something that should be timed and planned if at all possible. First you have to understand that these two distinct legal actions (bankruptcy and divorce) will not take place simultaneously in the same court. Bankruptcy is part of the Federal Court System and divorce is part of a State Court System. You need to understand and your marriage status (including expenses and income) can greatly impact the type and outcome of filing for bankruptcy.

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