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Why bankruptcy is important

By utahbklawyer | Sep 27, 2017

Ever wonder why do we have bankruptcy and why it’s important?  Bankruptcy is important because it is one of the few tools we have to free ourselves from financial enslavement. People who cannot work freely are unproductive yet when debtors become liberated from their debts they usually once again become productive and functional to society. …

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Bankruptcy can be hard on so many levels

By utahbklawyer | Sep 26, 2017

Bancruptcy, Bankrupse, Bankrupcie, Bankrupsy, Bankrutpcy, Bankrupsie, Bankruptcse, Bankraptcy, Bancruptsty, Bankrupsy, Bakruptcy, Bankrupty, Bankrupcy, Bancrutpcy Recently an attorney friend of mine commented about the sign at the hearing location we were attending had misspelled the word “bankruptcy”. Bankruptcy can be a hard word to spell.  So I decided to start to keep a list of the many ways that I…

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Bankruptcy to stop garnishment

By utahbklawyer | Sep 25, 2017

Sometimes a creditor obtains a judgment against a debtor and the seeks ways to collect on that judgment.  Usually the first place they look to collect on their judgment is the debtors wages.  If a debtor is employed it can be easy for the creditor to look at garnishing wages.  Wage garnishments are when the…

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Bankruptcy for farmers

By utahbklawyer | Sep 20, 2017

If you farm you know that times can be tough.  Weather, unstable crop prices, equipment failure, price of fuel, crazy government regulations – the problems you deal with everyday can seem endless and overwhelming at times.  Sometimes you just need a little bit of help to restructure the operation so you can make ends meet. …

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Why bankruptcy isn’t always bad

By utahbklawyer | Sep 19, 2017

Filing for bankruptcy has always had a bad reputation, in the minds of some people it seems to indicate that the person has self inflicted financial troubles or even worse is attempting to take advantage of the people they owe money too. That isn’t always the case, in fact in my experience this is hardly…

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Why declare bankruptcy

By utahbklawyer | Sep 14, 2017

There are several indicators that its is a good idea to declare bankruptcy. For example when you’re paying for every day necessities with a credit card, your interest rates are rising because of missed payments, one credit card is paying off debt of another credit card, you have multiple jobs and it still isn’t taking…

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Bankruptcy where to start

By utahbklawyer | Sep 13, 2017

Where to start your bankruptcy?  The idea can be overwhelming and frightening.  As you begin your journey to a financial fresh start its important to determine what is your financial goal.  If you are thinking about bankruptcy it is safe to assume that you have been dealing with financial problems for a period of time…

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What bankruptcy district am I in

By utahbklawyer | Sep 12, 2017

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court is part of the United States Federal Court System.  As of the writing of this blog there are 94 Bankruptcy Districts in the United States.  In all districts there is at least one siting bankruptcy court judge and a clerk of court.  Almost all federal bankruptcy districts have more than on…

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Bankruptcy dismissal vs discharge

By utahbklawyer | Sep 11, 2017

There appears to be a lot of confusion out there about what is actually a bankruptcy dismissal vs discharge.  These are two very different things and you should understand both of them. When you are a debtor you do not want a dismissal of your case.  A bankruptcy dismissal will closed your case in fact…

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