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Bankruptcy and my divorce

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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Does bankruptcy show on credit report?

bankruptcy and your credit report

Does bankruptcy show on credit report? The bankruptcy public record will remain in your credit report for up to 10 years from the filing date. Chapter 13 bankruptcy remains for seven years and Chapter 7 remains 10 years. Accounts included in the bankruptcy will have their status updated to show that they are included in the bankruptcy. They will be deleted seven years from the original delinquency date of the account. The accounts usually are deleted before the bankruptcy public record because in most cases they are delinquent prior to bankruptcy being filed.

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When is bankruptcy a good idea

Good bankruptcy

Bankruptcy should not be approached casually. After all, it’s not a simple, easy cure-all for out-of-control spending.  Bankruptcy used in the right way at the right time can save you money, preserve your peace of mind and get you back on your feet financially. So when is bankruptcy a good idea? I ask my clients…

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Filing a Utah Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Erase your debt

A bankruptcy declaration will affect your credit score sometimes for the worse and at times for the better. If it does damage it, it won’t damage it forever. Furthermore, you may have some control over the process’s ultimate outcome. By taking steps to rebuild your credit score after filing bankruptcy, you could find yourself commanding prime interest rates and securing high-limit credit cards within a few years. You’ll simply need to pay off your remaining obligations in a diligent fashion and avoid taking on too many new loans.

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What bankruptcy is best for me

what can you see

A woman walks in a store to return a pair of eyeglasses that she had purchased for her husband a week before. “What seems to be the problem, madam?”  “I’m returning these glasses I bought for my husband. He’s still not seeing things my way.” When you are considering bankruptcy you are sure to wonder…

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When bankruptcy is a good idea

smart bankruptcy

When bankruptcy is a good idea is actually not dependent on the immediate financial difficulties of today. In order for the bankruptcy court to approve your case they will actually evaluate a snapshot of your finances for the past six months and also consider the foreseeable outlook for your situation in the months to come.

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Consequences of Bankruptcy

Medical Bankruptcy

Consequences of Bankruptcy. Bankruptcy information on your credit report may make it very difficult to get additional credit shortly after the bankruptcy is discharged — at least until the information cycles off your credit report. It will be important to begin rebuilding your credit right away, making sure you pay all your bills on time. You’ll also want to be careful not to fall back into any negative habits that contributed to your debt problems in the first place.

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What are the Advantages of Filing Bankruptcy?

bankruptcy pro and cons

Some of these rumors have basis in fact others are overly exaggerated. Yes it is true that declaring bankruptcy can hurt your credit score for a period of time. It’s also true that a bankruptcy declaration is a matter of public record. However, critics of the bankruptcy process tend to overemphasize these negative points. If you’re struggling to repay your bills, none of your debt-fighting options are going to be easy or free from stress. It is true that there are a number of methods of debt relief that might help improve your financial situation over time, it important to always remember there’s no magic switch that you can flip to rebuild your credit.

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Utah County Backruptcy Attorney Services

Bankruptcy discharge paperwork
Utah Homestead Exemption Law
Is bankruptcy the only option?
Bankruptcy with medical bills
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