Should you file bankruptcy

December 31, 2019

Many people have the wrong idea about bankruptcy, thinking that filing for Chapter 7 is something to avoid at all costs. In their eyes, it’s an admission of failure – but in reality, declaring bankruptcy can set the stage for a better financial future and an improved quality of life. If you’re facing a mountain […]

Filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Utah

December 6, 2019

If you’re like many people who file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you may not have much in the way of non-exempt assets. In Utah, as in other states, the law allows you to protect your home, your vehicle and some other types of property up to a certain value. As a result, you shouldn’t have […]

What is bankruptcy fraud?

November 26, 2019

You likely have absolutely no intention of committing bankruptcy fraud – you simply want to get a fresh financial start. However, if you do not follow the filing guidelines to the letter, or accidentally miss important information bad things can happen.  If the bankruptcy trustee suspects you intentionally tried to deceive the court, you could […]

Salt Lake City bankruptcy lawyer

November 1, 2019

If you are struggling under a mountain of debt, now may be the best time to file for bankruptcy. With the holidays fast approaching, you likely feel stressed about your financial situation. But, you may also feel that moving forward with bankruptcy at this time would put a damper on the festivities. The truth is, […]

Do I qualify for Chapter 7

October 29, 2019

Before the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act went into effect in 2005, the decision on whether a debtor was eligible for Chapter 7 bankruptcy was largely left to up to a judge. Under the current bankruptcy law, debtors must meet specific criteria in order to qualify. The stricter rules can make it more […]

Utah bankruptcy myths

October 4, 2019

Bankruptcy laws can be confusing.  Unfortunately, too many people turn to the internet for answers to their questions about filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The problem? Not all the information found online is correct. Numerous false facts about bankruptcy are floating around, and you don’t want to base any decisions involving your […]

Utah Bankruptcy and Eviction

September 24, 2019

Filing for bankruptcy can provide you with debt relief, but can it stop an eviction? If the eviction is based upon your failure to pay rent, the answer is yes. However, if you don’t file quickly enough, your landlord can still evict you. And, bankruptcy is only a temporary solution – filing won’t allow you […]

Utah Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer

September 6, 2019

If you’re planning on filing for bankruptcy, an experienced attorney can help you eliminate more debt and protect more property. And with a bankruptcy lawyer working on your behalf, your case will proceed smoothly. But, to get the fresh financial start you deserve, you may need to take care of a few matters first. Here’s […]

Chapter 13 bankruptcy lawyer in Salt Lake City

August 27, 2019

Most people who file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy hire an attorney, as navigating the process alone can be a daunting challenge. However, before you get the ball rolling, you may want to know what you can expect during this process. Here, the Salt Lake City bankruptcy lawyers at Davis & Jones P.C. explain the steps […]

Bankruptcy attorney Salt Lake City

August 2, 2019

You may want to pay back a loan from your family before filing for bankruptcy, but doing so may not be in your best interests. Many debtors have certain debts that they would like to pay off prior to filing, but bankruptcy law is designed to treat all creditors fairly. If you give your family […]