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Which bankruptcy to file

By utahbklawyer | Mar 19, 2019

File Bankruptcy But Which One? Many people ask me which bankruptcy to file. As with many things in life, the answer really depends on your particular circumstances. Since there are actually several different kinds of bankruptcy it may be easy to eliminate a few of them since some are applicable to very specific parties, such…

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When bankruptcy is over

By utahbklawyer | Mar 12, 2019

Your bankruptcy is over when your case is closed, generally soon after you get a discharge. A discharge is when you are no longer legally obligated to pay your debts. When bankruptcy is over, if creditors keep calling you and trying to collect from you, that is a serious violation of the bankruptcy code. However,…

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Book on Filing Bankruptcy in Utah

By utahbklawyer | Mar 7, 2019

Press Release Orem (UT) for immediate release: Today the Fourth Edition of the book on filing bankruptcy in Utah was published. The Insiders Guide: Getting a Fresh Financial Start in Utah has been in print since 2005. The book, by Utah Bankruptcy lawyer Douglas Barrett, has help thousands determine if filing bankruptcy was their best…

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Where Did Bankruptcy Come From?

By utahbklawyer | Mar 5, 2019

So where did bankruptcy come from? Throughout humanity’s history, societies have developed different laws and regulations for how to handle debt. These laws were typically harsh and often self-defeating. For example, some regions of the world mandated that debtors could be executed for failure to pay a debt, which of course meant that the creditor…

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Locate the Utah Bankruptcy Trustee

By utahbklawyer | Feb 26, 2019

Here is a quick guide to locate the Utah Bankruptcy Trustee. Here is a comprehensive list of the Utah Bankruptcy Trustee’s listed by bankruptcy chapter. Included are their Name, Mailing Address, Phone Number and Email address: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee Steven R. Bailey, Chapter 7 Panel Trustee 2454 Washington Blvd. Ogden, UT 84401 E-mail:…

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Can I file bankruptcy with a leased car?

By utahbklawyer | Feb 20, 2019

Can I file bankruptcy with a leased car? Yes, you can file bankruptcy with a leased car in Utah but if you are hoping to retain the vehicle, there are special requirements that your attorney will need to follow in order for you to keep the car. You can keep a vehicle in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy or…

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: How Long Does It Take?

By utahbklawyer | Feb 11, 2019

One of the common questions people ask us is how long does it take to complete a Chapter 13 cases. As I have written about other types of bankruptcy such as Chapter 7 cases take a matter of months in most cases however Chapter 13 cases can take from 3-5 years to complete. Here is…

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Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 How Long Does It Take

By utahbklawyer | Feb 5, 2019

If you are considering filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Utah, one of the first questions you probably have is “how long does it take?” The answer, like many things in life (and certainly in the law), is that it depends. Every bankruptcy case is different and it also depends on the chapter you file.…

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How bankruptcy affects your life

By utahbklawyer | Jan 29, 2019

This topic is complex and difficult to answer concisely since many different aspects of your life can be impacted by filing for bankruptcy. Here are three ways bankruptcy affects your life. Sometimes people feel guilty or ashamed that they have gone bankrupt, particularly since society has developed a negative stigma around bankruptcy. However, like any…

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