The word bankrupt has come to represent financial failure and insolvency. In Utah a bankruptcy is a legal process that allows individuals or businesses to eliminate or repay their debts under the protection of a court.
Finally, it is important to understand that filing for bankruptcy is a serious decision that should not be taken lightly. It is a legal process that involves working with a bankruptcy attorney, completing paperwork, and attending court hearings.
Should you consider a Utah Chapter 7 bankruptcy? Absolutely! There is a reason that Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the most common type of bankruptcy….
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:
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.
Excessive debt causes problems. Excessive debt causes stress. Excessive debt is one on the main causes of divorce. Excessive debt can be dealt with. A Utah debt lawyer can help you deal with your debts. The Utah Bankruptcy Guy team deals with excessive debt every day using federal laws to help you get your life back. Using bankruptcy the team at the Utah Bankruptcy Guy has helped thousands of Utah families eliminate excessive debt
When a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition is filed in Utah, two trustees are appointed, the U.S. Trustee and the Chapter 7 Trustee. The Utah Chapter 7 Trustee’s purpose is to administer the case and liquidate the debtor’s nonexempt assets. If all the debtor’s assets are somehow protected or are subject to valid liens, the trustee… Continue reading What is a bankruptcy trustee
So which bankruptcy is best? There really isn’t a right or wrong type of bankruptcy–it all just depends on your circumstances and what would work best for your specific situation. To give you a general idea of which bankruptcy is best you need to understand the different kinds of bankruptcy, here’s a quick summary of… Continue reading Which bankruptcy is best
Are bankruptcy proceedings held in federal courts? In Utah those courts are located in Salt Lake City and in Saint George, Utah. The clerk of the bankruptcy court is located at the court in Salt Lake at 350 South Main Street, Salt Lake City in the Moss Courthouse on the Third Floor. Bankruptcy is part… Continue reading Where are bankruptcy proceedings held
Is bankruptcy like stealing? I have had this question recently ask of me. My response in that is utterly false. Every year, over one million people file for bankruptcy, whether through Chapter 7, Chapter 12 or Chapter 13. These are good people who are in difficult financial situations. While there is always a few bad… Continue reading Is bankruptcy like stealing