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Bankruptcy who knows

Bankruptcy who knows

By utahbklawyer | Nov 20, 2019

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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How will bankruptcy affect my mortgage?

By utahbklawyer | Nov 12, 2019

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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Bankruptcy where to file

By utahbklawyer | Nov 5, 2019

Bankruptcy where to file? This question could be answered two different ways; hopefully one of which is the answer you are looking for! To begin with, your bankruptcy case will be filed with the federal district court of the location you have lived in for the past 180 days

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Who are bankruptcy trustees

By utahbankruptcyguy | Oct 22, 2019

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 renting an apartment

By utahbklawyer | Oct 11, 2019

If you need to find new housing immediately after the filing of your bankruptcy many landlords will pull a credit report. Your Utah bankruptcy filing will show up on your credit report

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Can I file bankruptcy with a pending foreclosure?

By utahbklawyer | Oct 2, 2019

If you’re behind on your mortgage payments you may have been served a notice of default or are in an active foreclosure, bankruptcy may be a great help. Bankruptcy with a pending foreclosure?

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Are bankruptcy notices published?

By utahbklawyer | Sep 26, 2019

It’s important to understand that everything filed in a bankruptcy case is a matter of public record (except confidential information, such as a Social Security number). So technically, your bankruptcy filing would be available for viewing by anyone willing to go through the steps to see it. But remember most people wouldn’t bother.

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Bankruptcy and my divorce

By utahbklawyer | Sep 10, 2019

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?

By utahbklawyer | Sep 4, 2019

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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