planning for bankruptcy

Because of abuses of the bankruptcy system in the past the current Bankruptcy Code is designed to penalize multiple bankruptcy filers. This multiple filing is called “serial filing” in the bankruptcy world. Individuals who are “serial filers” can lose important benefits in their bankruptcy – the most important of which is called the automatic stay – the act of stopping immediately a foreclosure, lawsuits or other collection activity.

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Medical Bankruptcy

Consequences of Bankruptcy. Bankruptcy information on your credit report may make it very difficult to get additional credit shortly after the bankruptcy is discharged — at least until the information cycles off your credit report. It will be important to begin rebuilding your credit right away, making sure you pay all your bills on time. You’ll also want to be careful not to fall back into any negative habits that contributed to your debt problems in the first place.

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Insiders Guide to Utah homestead law

The term “Utah bankruptcy exemptions” refers to assets that you get to keep when you file bankruptcy. In Utah, as a practical matter, most people keep all their assets when they file bankruptcy if they do a reasonable amount of legal pre-bankruptcy planning.

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Whether you should file a bankruptcy before or after your divorce depends upon your debts, properties, where you are living and a web of other issues. When considering bankruptcy with divorce you will want to consider all options to know if you should get divorced first or file for file a bankruptcy first, that way…

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