The Bankruptcy Discharge in Utah: For those filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Utah the final goal is to have their debts discharged and to keep all nonexempt property. A discharge is designed to relieve debtors of personal liability for most debts and prevents creditors from taking any action to collect from the debtor after the…

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TYPES OF CREDITORS To understand bankruptcy, credit and debt it helps if you understand the different types of parties involved in the process.  So lets focus in this posing on creditors. It is also important to understand the different types of debt in a bankruptcy. So lets focus on Secured versus Unsecured Creditors. SECURED CREDITORS…

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Bankruptcy is not the silver bullet that will cure all your financial issues.  Many people want to know what bankruptcy can do for them here is what bankruptcy cannot do for you.  There are debts that bankruptcy cannot eliminate like student loans, child support, alimony and most secured debts. What bankruptcy cannot do for you and…

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These are three of the most common mistakes I see right before someone goes in bankruptcy court: 1. Making A Preference Payment If you owe on credit cards or medical debt and instead of paying that debt you pay on a past-due debt to family within 1 year of filing bankruptcy, that is a preference payment. The…

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We often get the question here at the firm of whether or not there is a certain amount of debt that somebody needs to have before they can file a Utah bankruptcy. The answer is that there is no minimum amount of debt that is required to file a bankruptcy.  As with most simple answers…

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