home loan after bankruptcy

The waiting period on getting a loan after your bankruptcy can vary depending on a host of factors, but a big one is the type of bankruptcy you experienced. With a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, lenders typically wait two years after the date of discharge. As for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you may be eligible for a VA loan just 12 months removed from the filing date.

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wage garnishment

You need to understand that when employer gets that wage garnishment order, by law they must begin withholding 25% of your take-home pay right away. The papers say there is a period of time before a response is due but that just means your employer has to keep the money collected until they get an order telling them where to send the money.

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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:

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filing a chapter 7

In a nutshell you file a Chapter 7 case by submitting a petition in which you disclose all your assets, debts, income and expenses to the court. The documents are reviewed by a series of Trustee’s and at the end of the proceeding, the bankruptcy court issues an order of discharge, and you are no longer liable for applicable debts.

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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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codiv bankruptcy

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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