filing a chapter 7

In a nutshell you file a Chapter 7 case by submitting a petition in which you disclose all your assets, debts, income and expenses to the court. The documents are reviewed by a series of Trustee’s and at the end of the proceeding, the bankruptcy court issues an order of discharge, and you are no longer liable for applicable debts.

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small business bk options

Utah small business bankruptcy is considerably more complex than consumer (personal) bankruptcy. Be careful do not accept the “one-size-fits-all” approach most bankruptcy firms employ.  Look for a law firm that will sit down with you discuss whether a Utah small business bankruptcy is your best option.  Work with an attorney that is will to suggest non-bankruptcy options as well as bankruptcy option

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bankruptcy not good

When you are trying to decide when bankruptcy is not good – it can really help to find a reputable attorney who wants to help you explore your options.  At the Utah Bankruptcy Guy our Attorney Douglas Barret has 20+ years of experience dealing with these issues.

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ch 13 bankruptcy relief

One of the great benefits of this kind of bankruptcy is reorganization which can help you avoid losing your home to a foreclosure especially if you are behind on your mortgage payments.  You can come up with an affordable repayment plan to keep your home even if your lender is unwilling to work with you. 

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file bankruptcy

In the year 2020, 544,463 people filed bankruptcy in the United States. That number may seem enormous,  but in reality, Bankruptcy filings in 2020 were the lowest they have been in thirty-five years. This may seem counterintuitive for the type of year 2020 was, but it makes sense when you think more about the government assistance that a lot of people received last year.

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bankruptcy and my husband

Sometimes filing bankruptcy individually isn’t necessarily the best option if you and your spouse share debts, and only one one of you files since debt collectors still have the ability to contact the non-filing spouse regarding debt payments. Filing jointly can be beneficial to your spouse in that situation, because it could protect them from debt collectors.

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bankruptcy q & a

The idea that Shakespeare is illustrating in Hamlet relates very closely to the modern day concept of being a cosigner to someone else debt. Ever wonder what happens if the guy you cosigned with filed bankruptcy? How does cosigners and bankruptcy work? Let the Utah Bankruptcy Guy explain:

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chapter 13 bankruptcy

The most common method, used by a mortgage lender to collect on a past due home loan is to foreclose. A foreclosure is the forced sale of someone’s home in order to pay back the debt owed on the mortgage that was used to buy the home. If you have fallen behind on your mortgage payments there are ways to keep your home using the bankruptcy process.

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