Are you considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Utah? Although much of bankruptcy is governed by federal law, some bankruptcy-related information and law is specific to your state.
Below you’ll find Utah-specific information on filing for bankruptcy as well as articles on the various Utah bankruptcy exemptions. And for in-depth information on bankruptcy law and procedures, visit Nolo’s Bankruptcy Center.
In this complete guide to filing bankruptcy in Utah, you’ll learn about the differences between Chapters 7 and 13, the debts you can discharge, and the property you can keep using Utah’s exemption laws. It also explains how to qualify for bankruptcy chapters 7 and 13 in Utah, and includes checklists to help you navigate the process and organize bankruptcy documents, links to a DIY bankruptcy quiz, and other helpful resources.
If you file for bankruptcy in Utah, the Utah homestead exemption protects some equity in your home.
Find out what property you can protect in bankruptcy using the Utah exemptions, such as equity in a home and vehicle, household goods, and retirement accounts.