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How bankruptcy stops foreclosure

By utahbklawyer | Mar 15, 2018

First lets establish that foreclosures don’t happen overnight, it is usually after 3 or 4 missed payments on a mortgage that lead to a foreclosure action being filed. Foreclosure is the action a lender takes to obtain possession of the property that the loan was secured upon.   For most people when they talk about…

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Bankruptcy without tax returns

By utahbklawyer | Mar 9, 2018

You can file a bankruptcy without tax returns but if you have unfiled tax returns it may be in your best interest to file them before you file as opposed to right after you file for bankruptcy.  It is in you best interest to have your tax returns filed prior to the filing of your…

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Stop debt collector calls

By utahbklawyer | Mar 6, 2018

One of the most common reasons people decide to file for bankruptcy is to stop debt collector calls.  by filing bankruptcy you can immediately stop debt collector calls.  Any collector that still attempts to collect on a debt once they know about your bankruptcy is in violation of 11 U.S.C. Sec 362.  Bankruptcy is a…

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Bankruptcy who knows

By utahbklawyer | Feb 27, 2018

In my experience most people don’t want others to know about their financial issues and challenges.  This certainly goes for bankruptcy.  So I get this question all the time if I file for bankruptcy who knows ?  Your lawyer, your creditors, you, and whoever else you decide to tell. Bankruptcy is a public record and…

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Bankruptcy discharge vs closed

By utahbklawyer | Feb 26, 2018

Bankruptcy discharge is when the debtor is released from liability to pay his or her debts and no longer required to pay any debts that are discharged, and it also prohibits creditors from coming to collect your debt. Getting a bankruptcy discharge is a big step in a bankruptcy case but it’s not the end…

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Bankruptcy court in Utah

By utahbklawyer | Feb 21, 2018

Bankruptcy court in Utah is located in Salt Lake City at 350 Main St #301, Salt Lake City, UT 84101.  The Bankruptcy Court in Utah is located in the Moss Courthouse.  The Moss Courthouse has been the main US Courthouse in Utah for over 100 years.  Recently a new federal courthouse was built next to…

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How bankruptcy affects credit score

By utahbklawyer | Feb 15, 2018

No matter which bankruptcy you file for, it will show you how bankruptcy affects credit score.  That affect be for the good or the bad.  Whether it is a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy it will be how bankruptcy affects credit score.   We find many of our client actually improve their…

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What bankruptcy cannot do for you

By utahbklawyer | Feb 13, 2018

Bankruptcy is not the silver bullet that will cure all your financial issues.  Many people want to know what bankruptcy can do for them here is what bankruptcy cannot do for you.  There are debts that bankruptcy cannot eliminate like student loans, child support, alimony and most secured debts. What bankruptcy cannot do for you and…

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What bankruptcy means

By utahbklawyer | Feb 9, 2018

The simple answer to what bankruptcy means is that “the bank is broken.”  What bankruptcy means that you most likely do not have sufficient assets or money to pay off or cover your debts.   What bankruptcy means in todays usage is a legal maneuver that can help way to wipe out those debts that you…

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