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Utah Bankruptcy Exemption

Homestead:

Homestead consisting of debtor's residence if individually owned is exempted up to $ 20,000 and $ 40,000 if jointly owned. If the homestead is not the primary place of residence then for individually owned home exempted up to $ 5000 and if jointly owned then it is exempted up to $ 10,000. Same exemption for proceeds of sale of homestead but should be One year after sale.

Wages:

Disposable income exempted up to the extent of minimum 75 %, which may increase if the court deems so.

Alimony and Maintenance:

Amount of reasonably requisite is exempted for the support of debtor and dependent.

Health Benefit:

Reasonably necessary health aids are exempted.

Household Furniture:

Sofas, chairs & related articles reasonably required are exempted up to the extent of $ 500.Apart from the above mentioned household exemption the following are also exempted: One sewing machine, washing machine and dryer, one refrigerator, one freezer, one stove, one microwave oven, all beds and beddings.

Life Insurance:

Life insurance policy benefits for the policies one year old or above that.

Kitchen:

Dinning and kitchen tables reasonably exempted up to the extent of $ 500.

Personal Usage Articles:

Animals, books and musical instruments reasonably necessary for personal usage exempted up to the extent of $ 500.

Pets and Husbandry:

Pets and husbandry exempted up to the extent of $ 1,000.

Personal Heirlooms and Articles of Sentimental Value:

Articles of sentimental aspect and personal heirlooms exempted up to the extent of $ 500.

One Motor Vehicle:

One motor vehicle exempted up to the extent of $ 2,500.

Assets and Benefits of Internal Plan:

Assets and benefits in retirement plan are exempted absolutely except contributions made within 180 days of filing.

Total or Absolute Exemptions for:

  • Proceeds from Sale, Damage or Destruction.
  • Military property of National Guardsman.
  • Occupational Disease Act compensation.
  • Public assistance Benefits.
  • Fraternal Benefit and Society Benefits.
  • School employee's retirement benefit.
  • Unemployment Compensation Benefits.
  • Workmen's Compensation Benefits.
  • Benefit payable under Utah State retirement fund.
  • Burial Plots.
  • Veterans benefits.
  • Child Support.
  • Specific Partnership Property.
  • Benefits payable under Utah State Retirement Act.
  • Water rights available to the homesteads and irrigational purposes.

Utah Bankruptcy District Court (United States Tenth Circuit)

Court's Address:

Frank E. Moss Courthouse, 350 South Main Street #301, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Court's Phone Number

: 801-524-6687

Court's Email Address

: bankruptcy_clerk@utb.uscourts.gov

Court's Hours

: Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM)

Court's Website

: www.utb.uscourts.gov

CM/ECF Helpdesk

: 801-450-3443

VCIS Local

: 801-524-3107Toll free: 800-733-6740

Jurisdictional Counties

: All Counties

Court Locations

: Ogden, Salt Lake City

Judges

:Hon. Glen E. Clark(Chief Judge)369 U.S. Courthouse, 350 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, UT 84101(801) 524-6549
Hon. Judith A. Boulden341 U.S. Courthouse, 350 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, UT 84101(801) 524-5749Hon. William T. Thurman376 U.S. Courthouse, 350 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, UT 84101(801) 524-6572

Clerks

: David A. Sime (Bankruptcy Clerk)301 U.S. Courthouse, 350 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, UT 84101(801) 524-6687

Last Updated on: Fri, 26 Aug 2016