Work Tools: Utah Bankruptcy

Whether you will lose your work tools if you file for bankruptcy in Utah depends on the type of bankruptcy you file and the value of your tools.

Utah Bankruptcy Property Exemptions

The U.S Bankruptcy Code provides numerous exemptions that allow people filing bankruptcy to shield and keep the property they own. But some states do not use the federal law to protect property in bankruptcy they use the law of the state where the case if filed.  These laws are called exemption laws. 

Can I file bankruptcy with a rental property?

Keeping Rental Property in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Chapter 7 bankruptcy is commonly called liquidation bankruptcy.  Since the appointed bankruptcy trustee has the power to sell your non-exempt assets to pay back your debts and can sell your property to reimburse your creditors. However you are allowed to keep a certain amount of property in Chapter… Continue reading Can I file bankruptcy with a rental property?