bankruptcy q & a

The idea that Shakespeare is illustrating in Hamlet relates very closely to the modern day concept of being a cosigner to someone else debt. Ever wonder what happens if the guy you cosigned with filed bankruptcy? How does cosigners and bankruptcy work? Let the Utah Bankruptcy Guy explain:

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utah chapter 7

The Supreme Court has said that “[t]he principal purpose of the Bankruptcy Code is to grant a fresh start to the honest but unfortunate debtor.” The filing of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy puts a stop to most attacks on, and efforts to collect from the debtor. It is also the fastest, simplest and most common type of bankruptcy.

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best bankruptcy information

The best bankruptcy information you will get is to actually speak with a bankruptcy lawyer. Most attorneys I know offer free consultations for individuals and charge a nominal fee if you own a business. Information can be power so get the best bankruptcy information from an attorney near you.

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utah bankruptcy cost

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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when can I file again

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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Life after bankruptcy the book

Do you know why bankruptcy is smart? Some people think bankruptcy is the equivalent of failure, but sadly they are misinformed. Active measures in accordance with the law that alleviate undue burden is the opposite of passivity and unassociated with failure in every regard. Many lawyer from across the country would confirm that bankruptcy is…

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Insiders Guide to Utah homestead law

If you’re hoping that bankruptcy is a quick way to have your debts discharged without having to pay another cent or lift a finger, you can be disappointed if you don’t know the facts. Which bankruptcy eliminates all debt? Well Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the most common type of consumer bankruptcy, is also called a ‘liquidation’…

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A reader just asked can I file bankruptcy with two homes?  Short answer is yes you can file bankruptcy with two homes.  However it may or may not be in your best interest to do so.  If you already have payments that are behind on the homes upon filing bankruptcy the court will place an…

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So I have touched on this topic in prior posts but I get asked this question from time to time: Can I file bankruptcy without a lawyer?  My reply is usually you can but why would you want too?  You need to know that filing personal bankruptcy under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 takes careful…

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There really isn’t a bankruptcy that is “worse” it all depends completely on your financial situation, your goals and needs.  A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy commonly called a liquidation.  Chapter 7 allows individuals to give up certain nonexempt assets and walk away from most of the individuals debts. To qualify, debtors must pass the means test…

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