If you’re facing a Utah foreclosure and you’re unable to work out a loan modification or other resolution with your lender, a Utah bankruptcy may be an option to consider.
Learn the facts from the Utah Bankruptcy Guy and avoid the myths out there about bankruptcy. During the past year, the team here at the office keep t a list of the most common misconceptions floating around Utah about bankruptcy. In no particular order here we go:
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.
The most common method, used by a mortgage lender to collect on a past due home loan is to foreclose. A foreclosure is the forced sale of someone’s home in order to pay back the debt owed on the mortgage that was used to buy the home. If you have fallen behind on your mortgage payments there are ways to keep your home using the bankruptcy process.
You should always continue to pay your living expenses, such as rent and utilities, student loans, and the payment on any property you wish to keep in bankruptcy, such as a house or a car. As for your other bills, it’s wise to keep making your payments until you have consulted with an attorney, learn that you qualify
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