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Bankruptcy and renting an apartment

By utahbklawyer | Oct 11, 2019

If you need to find new housing immediately after the filing of your bankruptcy many landlords will pull a credit report. Your Utah bankruptcy filing will show up on your credit report

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Can I file bankruptcy with a pending foreclosure?

By utahbklawyer | Oct 2, 2019

If you’re behind on your mortgage payments you may have been served a notice of default or are in an active foreclosure, bankruptcy may be a great help. Bankruptcy with a pending foreclosure?

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Are bankruptcy notices published?

By utahbklawyer | Sep 26, 2019

It’s important to understand that everything filed in a bankruptcy case is a matter of public record (except confidential information, such as a Social Security number). So technically, your bankruptcy filing would be available for viewing by anyone willing to go through the steps to see it. But remember most people wouldn’t bother.

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Bankruptcy and my divorce

By utahbklawyer | Sep 10, 2019

Bankruptcy and my divorce is something that should be timed and planned if at all possible. First you have to understand that these two distinct legal actions (bankruptcy and divorce) will not take place simultaneously in the same court. Bankruptcy is part of the Federal Court System and divorce is part of a State Court System. You need to understand and your marriage status (including expenses and income) can greatly impact the type and outcome of filing for bankruptcy.

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Does bankruptcy show on credit report?

By utahbklawyer | Sep 4, 2019

Does bankruptcy show on credit report? The bankruptcy public record will remain in your credit report for up to 10 years from the filing date. Chapter 13 bankruptcy remains for seven years and Chapter 7 remains 10 years. Accounts included in the bankruptcy will have their status updated to show that they are included in the bankruptcy. They will be deleted seven years from the original delinquency date of the account. The accounts usually are deleted before the bankruptcy public record because in most cases they are delinquent prior to bankruptcy being filed.

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Where bankruptcy cases are held

By utahbklawyer | Aug 26, 2019

There is a bankruptcy court for each judicial district in the country. Every state has one or more of these judicial districts. In Utah there is currently only one judicial district. There are 90 bankruptcy districts across the country. The bankruptcy courts usually have their own clerk’s offices like we have here in Utah.

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Who invented bankruptcy?

By utahbklawyer | Aug 15, 2019

So who invented bankruptcy? Bankruptcy is in the news right now as many retail business and families are struggling in the current economy. Here in Utah the number of cases filed each month is on the rise.

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5 Hacks to get money to file bankruptcy

By utahbklawyer | Aug 2, 2019

Here a FIVE HACKS to get the money to do your Utah bankruptcy. Fortunately, you probably have more funds available to you than you realize. Past clients have found enough money to pay for their bankruptcy from the following sources:

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When is bankruptcy a good idea

By utahbklawyer | Jul 23, 2019

Bankruptcy should not be approached casually. After all, it’s not a simple, easy cure-all for out-of-control spending.  Bankruptcy used in the right way at the right time can save you money, preserve your peace of mind and get you back on your feet financially. So when is bankruptcy a good idea? I ask my clients…

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