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How do you get a bankruptcy discharge?

By utahbklawyer | Nov 1, 2022

Unless there is litigation involving objections to the bankruptcy discharge, the debtor will usually automatically receive a discharge. The Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure provide for the clerk of the bankruptcy court to send via US mail a copy of the order of discharge to all creditors, the U.S. trustee, the trustee in the case,…

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Three Important Things Bankruptcy Can Do

By utahbklawyer | Sep 16, 2022

As you start to think about bankruptcy, you should understand there are actually five types. For most people a couple of them will be your best option.  The first one and most common is Chapter 7

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5 Ways Your Bankruptcy Could Be Denied

By utahbklawyer | Aug 18, 2022

We always say it better to give too much information that too little.  You are seeking forgiveness of your debts and need to approach the process with clean hands.  Rest assured however that if you honestly disclose your required information you should have no problems with the bankruptcy court.

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Tough Financial Challenges

By utahbklawyer | Aug 10, 2022

When debt issues arise in Utah, having experienced legal help can provide a path to get into a better situation during a tough financial challenge. Utah has turned to the Utah Bankruptcy Guy during tough financial challenges for more than 25 year.

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Ways To Stop Foreclosure In Utah

By utahbklawyer | Jun 24, 2022

Do you see a foreclosure on the horizon?   Here are 5 ways to stop foreclosure before it starts. Foreclosure is a major crisis for most families in Utah.   We can help.  You have options to help keep you and your family from losing your home.   You can get out of debt without losing everything!

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Loan After Your Bankruptcy

By utahbklawyer | May 10, 2022

The waiting period on getting a loan after your bankruptcy can vary depending on a host of factors, but a big one is the type of bankruptcy you experienced. With a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, lenders typically wait two years after the date of discharge. As for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you may be eligible for a VA loan just 12 months removed from the filing date.

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Top 10 Questions you may be asked at your 341 Meeting

By utahbklawyer | Apr 7, 2022

Top 10 Questions you may be asked at your 341 Meeting of creditors in Utah.  Working with an experienced Utah attorney will help you understand and know how to response to these inquiries. 

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Bankruptcy dollar adjustments

By utahbklawyer | Mar 16, 2022

The bankruptcy dollar adjustments are required to take place every three years pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §104. The new dollar amounts reflect an approximate, average 11% increase.

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What happens to my crypto in bankruptcy?

By utahbklawyer | Mar 9, 2022

Even though crypto isn’t directly mentioned in the current bankruptcy laws, bankruptcy laws still apply to crypto. Transferring any asset to hide it from creditors is still a fraudulent transfer. Liquidating crypto to pay one creditor to the detriment of the other creditors may still be a preference.

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