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 with a car loan

Here are 5 common questions about bankruptcy with a car loan you want to talk with your attorney about. Since every situation is different an experience bankruptcy attorney will be able to clarify the options… but you should ask them the questions for piece of mind.

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Why Chapter 13

If you’ve ever wondered, “Why file Chapter 13 bankruptcy?” This post might help. Before we can answer that question, however, we will need to learn more about what Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is and what it entails.

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no money left

Large corporations understand the benefits of bankruptcy and may utilize it to keep their company afloat. However, the average person doesn’t usually know that when they have no money left, bankruptcy is actually a safety net. The Utah Law Office of Douglas Barrett offers free personal bankruptcy consultations to discuss what strategies are best for you in your financial situation

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5 bankruptcy terms to know

Learn these 5 bankruptcy terms you need to know and you be ahead of most non attorney participants in the bankruptcy court system. Using an experienced bankruptcy attorney to help you navigate a complex court system will save you time and money in most circumstances.

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file bankruptcy fast

As the saying goes “only a fool represents himself in court” might sound self-serving coming from an attorney but when you get weekly phone calls from people who filed their own bankruptcy but are in over their head and are seeking for help you might understand why we say this.

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file utah bankurptcy today

You should always continue to pay your living expenses, such as rent and utilities, student loans, and the payment on any property you wish to keep in bankruptcy, such as a house or a car. As for your other bills, it’s wise to keep making your payments until you have consulted with an attorney, learn that you qualify

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revoke my bankruptcy

There are also time limits for when someone can file a request to have your discharge reversed. Depending on which chapter of bankruptcy you have filed, the deadline is generally a year after your case was discharged, or a year after the case was closed. If the court revokes your bankruptcy discharge, you’ll remain liable for any previously discharged debts. Also, if you committed fraud or otherwise abused the bankruptcy system, you might have to pay fines, forfeit assets, or face criminal prosecution

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bankruptcy how does it work

Before your consultation take a moment to refresh yourself on your current financial situation. How much debt are you in? How much is credit card debt? Student loans? Medical debt? What are your biggest financial assets? Have a general idea so that you can relay this information with a bankruptcy attorney in your consultation appointment.

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set in stone

When I talk with a potential client I tell people the facts and point them in the direction that would be best for them financially based on their needs, wants and goals. Just because you talk with me does not mean that you need to file bankruptcy – nothing is written in stone.

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