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Reasons to File for Bankruptcy in Utah

By utahbklawyer | Dec 8, 2020

Believe it or not, when it comes to current primary causes of bankruptcy, the economic impact of Covid-19 is not what leads to most bankruptcy right now. The main reasons to file for bankruptcy in Utah tend to be things such as payday loans, co-signing for other people, trying to aid grown children with too much financial help, medical debt,

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A Fresh Start

By utahbklawyer | Dec 3, 2020

Ultimately, the point is that anyone can find themselves in a tough spot financially. The great news is that they can also rise above those circumstances and get a fresh start. If you are struggling financially, remember you can start over and bounce back.

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Giving thanks

By utahbklawyer | Nov 23, 2020

Though most of us would like to forget 2020, here at the Utah Bankruptcy Guy, we have found this past year a new purpose based in our mission to help good folks in bad places.

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Bankruptcy help in Utah

By utahbklawyer | Nov 17, 2020

Meet Jack and Diane two Utah kids doing the best that they can. Things were going along great for the couple and they soon had two kids, a nice little house, a dog named “Timmy”, and both had good jobs. But then one day Jack got hurt at his job at the Tasty Freeze.

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Bankruptcy Changes Due to Covid-19

By utahbklawyer | Nov 11, 2020

Let’s face it the world changed in early 2020 as the Covid-19 virus got loose. The bankruptcy world has had to adapt and change as well in these challenging times. Many of the changes I feel will be here for a long time. The constant that I see is you have not lost the ability to file bankruptcy its now just changed how it is being handled by the courts and law firms. At the Utah Bankruptcy Guy we have adapted to this new environment. Now might be the easiest it has been to file bankruptcy in the past 15 years.

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How Much Does A Utah Bankruptcy Chapter 7 Cost

By utahbklawyer | Nov 3, 2020

Life can bring some unexpected challenges. The stigma around bankruptcy still persists in some circles but the reality is that often circumstances arise that you have no control over. Maybe you were in a bad accident and the impact was twofold now that the medical bills are coming in. Perhaps a relative stole money from you, or you lost your job and are struggling to find another. Regardless of how you got in this situation, bankruptcy may be your best option.

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Bankruptcy meaning

By utahbklawyer | Oct 27, 2020

It does not really matter how you came to your current situation of financial hardship; the most important thing is what step you will take next. It’s possible that bankruptcy may be the best choice for you or it might be a bad decision. I suggest you take the next step and contact an experienced bankruptcy attorney to learn your best option.

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How often can you file bankruptcy

By utahbklawyer | Oct 22, 2020

Receiving a discharge of debts after filing bankruptcy can be a huge relief, but sometimes it might be only a temporary reprieve. As the years pass, the bills might start piling up again, and unexpected events like illness or layoffs can overwhelm your finances all over again. In these circumstances, the question “how often can you file bankruptcy?” is relevant.

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What debt survives bankruptcy?

By utahbklawyer | Oct 20, 2020

There are a number of kinds of debt that my not go away in a bankruptcy case. So in your case what debt survives bankruptcy? It’s important to speak with an experienced bankruptcy lawyer before you file bankruptcy so you have a better understanding of the outcome of your bankruptcy.

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