Category Archives: Chapter 13

What is the §341 Meeting of Creditors?

Most people only have to attend one meeting when they file a bankruptcy which is called the Meeting of Creditors. This meeting is outlined in 11 U.S.C. §341 so bankruptcy attorneys often call it the “341 meeting” or simply a … Continue reading

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What are my options for paying my bankruptcy filing fee?

Short answer: (1) pay in full, (2) pay in installments, or (3) apply for a fee waiver. 1. Pay in full This is the easy option for both me and for the client. When you make a payment to my … Continue reading

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How do I get a free credit report?

How do I get a free credit report? Short answer: go to http://www.annualcreditreport.com and request a free credit report. One of the most important things you need to do when preparing for a bankruptcy is to identify all your creditors. … Continue reading

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Can I keep the items I bought from RC Willey when I file for bankruptcy?

Can I keep the items I bought from RC Willey when I file for bankruptcy? Short answer: yes, if you want keep the item but you have the option to surrender the item. About 4 to 6 weeks after you … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy Filing Fees Increasing June 1, 2014

I received an email update from Kevin R. Anderson, the chapter 13 trustee, which states that certain filing fees will be going up on June 1, 2014. The important parts state the following: [T]he “administrative fee” charged at the filing … Continue reading

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What property is exempt under Utah Bankruptcy laws?

One of the most important concepts to grasp when you are considering filing for bankruptcy is understanding how the bankruptcy exemptions work. When you file for bankruptcy you do not lose all your property. Under bankruptcy law there are exemptions … Continue reading

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How do I download my taxes from the IRS?

As a bankruptcy attorney I feel like I am always chasing down documents. There are a number of documents that need to be gathered and filed as part of your bankruptcy whether it is chapter 7 or chapter 13. Most … Continue reading

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