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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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Bankruptcy when you own a home

By utahbklawyer | Aug 31, 2017

Most of the time when you are thinking about bankruptcy it comes at a stressful point in your life.  One of the principal worries is probably if you’ll be able to keep your home or not. This will depend on several factors including the type of bankruptcy you file. The good news is that with…

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Which bankruptcy is the worst

By utahbklawyer | Aug 28, 2017

This is an interesting question.  Worst in what way? This is my first come back to such a question since if your are a creditor you probably think all bankruptcy is bad (if you are a creditor read about Chapter 13 – it is actually good for creditors).  If you are a debtor, I take…

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Where to get bankruptcy discharge papers

By utahbklawyer | Aug 25, 2017

Once your bankruptcy case concludes, you will receive what is known as a bankruptcy discharge which states that all dischargeable debts are no longer enforceable. Creditors whose debts are discharged in the petition can no longer contact you about your debt or file any legal proceedings against you. It is very important to keep this…

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Bankruptcy when you own a house

By utahbklawyer | Aug 22, 2017

Many people want to know if they file bankruptcy what will happen to their house.  The treatment of your house in bankruptcy will be different depending  on which type of bankruptcy you end up filing. There are a number of types of bankruptcy.  The type of bankruptcy you file can be tricky decision and any…

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Bankruptcy versus credit consolidation

By utahbklawyer | Aug 14, 2017

Credit consolidation can be one way to work out your existing debts and possible save you some money on the repayments of those debts. Consolidating debts mean you take multiple payments that are due and combine them into one monthly or weekly payment. There are different pros and cons to credit consolidation. You may be…

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