utah chapter 7

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.

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The people that come out of bankruptcy in the best shape tend to be the ones who got expert advice early. You can get referrals from the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the first meeting is typically free. Bankruptcy after COVID 19 does not mean you should rush to file for bankruptcy since your situation could improve, or things could get much worse. You need to understand that a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy can only be filed once every eight years so you will want to file when you can erase the maximum amount of debt.

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Bankruptcy where to file? This question could be answered two different ways; hopefully one of which is the answer you are looking for! To begin with, your bankruptcy case will be filed with the federal district court of the location you have lived in for the past 180 days

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Bankruptcy and divorce – both can be sticky situations – combined them and you may have a real mess on your hands. Usually a bankruptcy takes precedence over a divorce. If you file a bankruptcy during a divorce you may delay the distribution of assets and debts until the bankruptcy case is completed. In other…

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When bankruptcy is removed from credit report? Bankruptcies typically stay on your credit report for around 10 years. It will be removed automatically at the end of that period. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy usually stays for 10 years and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy stays for around 7. Bankruptcy is removed from credit report automatically. According…

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Although the trustee in bankruptcy is not a judge, he or she has tremendous influence over a bankruptcy case.  Many of my clients do not know what this person does. So here is the quick version of the role of a bankruptcy trustee in Utah and nationwide. So just who is the bankruptcy trustee? Trustee…

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy or Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Utah. Utah bankruptcy laws were created to provide specific relief for business owners, individuals and families whose lives are being disrupted by excessive debt. The laws have two basic goals: Debt elimination and property protection. The Utah bankruptcy laws are set forth under federal law. Article I,…

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Some people come to see their income tax refunds as a yearly bonus. In reality these refunds are usually caused by a taxpayer having paid too much in taxes during the past year. Sometimes people have even come to rely upon these refunds for planned yearly spending to catch up on bills, go on vacation,…

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Medical debts are one of the most common reasons that people need to seek bankruptcy relief.  With out of control medical costs and increased insurance premiums more and more people are forced into financial ruin with just a day or two stay in hospital.  With passage of the Affordable Heath Care Act it was assumed…

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