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28
Jun

DEBUNKING 14 BANKRUPTCY MYTHS

If you are contemplating whether a bankruptcy filing might be a solution to your financial problems, the whole concept can seem overwhelming because you might not have any frame of reference other than the bits of information that you've picked up here and there from unreliable sources.  You will be especially confused and fearful of the process if you are operating under some commonly held myths and incorrect assumptions. Learn the difference between what is fact and what is fiction by contacting us today! Myth 1: Under the NEW(ish) Bankruptcy Code, it is almost ...

18
May

CONSIDERING DIVORCE AND BANKRUPTCY? CONSIDER BOTH TOGETHER.

Money problems are a leading cause of divorce. In many cases, at least one party is contemplating filing bankruptcy at the same time the couple is considering divorce. Keep in mind that in Utah, both spouses are equally responsible for debts incurred during a marriage. A divorce settlement will divide the debts between the two parties, but creditors can still attempt to collect from either spouse. If your spouse doesn’t stay timely with his or her debt payments, creditors will come to you to make up the difference. If you and your spouse get ...

15
May

CONSIDERING BANKRUPTCY: WHERE DO I START?

      So often, the first sentence I hear from a prospective new client goes like this: “ Hi, I’ve been referred to you for help and I know I need help, but I don’t even know where to begin asking questions because there is so much I don’t know.” Fair enough and you’re not supposed to know about all the intricacies of the Bankruptcy Code, that’s why you’ve called me for help. Let me look at your finances and help you determine if either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 is a viable option ...

15
May

INTRODUCTION

My law practice focuses exclusively on consumer bankruptcy law. I can help you decide if bankruptcy will solve your problems and which program, Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, is best suited to meet your financial needs. I have learned about the bankruptcy system in the District of Utah from the inside and out. I worked in the Bankruptcy Court as a lawyer for a Bankruptcy Judge for three years, as senior staff counsel for a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee for over four years and in the bankruptcy and litigation sections in ...