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Bankruptcy when married

By utahbklawyer | Jan 12, 2018

There is no requirement that you and your spouse jointly file bankruptcy when married.  You can choose whether to file for bankruptcy with your spouse or as an individual.  The decision on filing bankruptcy when married should be based on the in depth analysis of you financial condition however.  It will usually depend on if…

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Are bankruptcy proceedings public

By utahbklawyer | Jan 10, 2018

A very common question that we get is are bankruptcy proceedings public ? Yes, you should be able to attend most bankruptcy meetings so again are bankruptcy proceedings public yes. The only times that bankruptcy proceedings will be closed to the public are when there is a party present that has an overriding interest and…

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Bankruptcy with car loan

By utahbklawyer | Jan 8, 2018

Filing bankruptcy with car loan can be a complex process for the unwary.  If you are trying to keep a car during the bankruptcy process then you really should hire a bankruptcy attorney with experience helping people keep their cars in bankruptcy.  There are a few different options within a Chapter 7 bankruptcy if you…

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Bankruptcy with medical bills

By utahbklawyer | Jan 5, 2018

Medical debt is on of the most common reason that people file for bankruptcy. It even surpasses mortgage debt and credit card debt. Bankruptcy with medical bills occurs when the price of treating a disease, injury or sickness becomes greater than what the patient is able to pay. Even some individuals with medical insurance have…

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Bankruptcy without spouse knowing

By utahbklawyer | Jan 4, 2018

While you have the legal right to file for bankruptcy without spouse knowing , practically it would be difficult to file for bankruptcy without your spouse finding out about you filing for bankruptcy. There will be mail and paperwork that comes to your home regarding your bankruptcy. There may be calls that come in and…

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How bankruptcy affects job search

By utahbklawyer | Jan 2, 2018

A common reason for filing bankruptcy is due to a job loss. So how bankruptcy affects job search is a common concern of people looking into bankruptcy.  Fist you need to understand that the bankruptcy laws protect you from being fired due to a bankruptcy filing.  How bankruptcy affects job search an employer cannot legally…

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Bankruptcy without losing house

By utahbklawyer | Dec 27, 2017

Filing bankruptcy without losing house happens all the time.  This is usually one of biggest concern with my clients that own property.  It’s understandable that there is so much concern about filing bankruptcy without losing house since our homes are usually are largest asset (and usually our largest debt).  Most people are able to keep…

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Bankruptcy without a job

By utahbklawyer | Dec 26, 2017

There is no requirement that you be employed to file for bankruptcy.   For some reason this rumor is floating around out there, I hear this from time, from potential clients.  In fact, bankruptcy without a job, is one of the most common reasons people file for bankruptcy in Utah. However, being unemployed can affect…

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Bankruptcy when to file

By utahbklawyer | Dec 22, 2017

One of the most common search terms in the bankruptcy world is: bankruptcy when to file.  There are some many variables in that question that book could be written on the subject.  In some situations sometimes there is the right moment to file for bankruptcy. It could make sense to hold off filing to be able…

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