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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pay back debts in bankruptcy

Chapter 13 bankruptcy where you pay back your debts has a number of benefits including: a lower level of risk to the debtor loosing assets (i.e. home, cars, etc.), ability to catch up missed mortgage and car payments, lower risk level of litigation from creditors, as well as means to pay back creditors in a fair and equitable manner.

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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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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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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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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 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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