What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

The federal bankruptcy code has two main chapters that are applicable to debtors. These two chapters are Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, there are three main players, the debtor (you), the creditors, and the trustee. In a Chapter 7, all of your non-exempt property becomes property of the bankruptcy estate and the person in charge of that estate is the trustee. The trustee is required to obtain Read More

Child Custody in Utah

Child Custody is the most fought over aspect of a divorce in Utah. At Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys, we understand your stress because we have helped other clients reach their goals concerning child custody in their divorce. You need to remember there are two different categories of child custody; Legal Custody Physical Custody It is true that child support will be based off how much time the Read More

What is a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Discharge?

A bankruptcy discharge is a court order. Such order grants a "discharge" (forgiveness and elimination of debt) to the persons named as the "debtor" in the bankruptcy petition. Collection of Discharged Debts is Prohibited. The discharge prohibits (makes illegal) any attempt to collect from the debtor a debt that has been discharged. For example, a creditor must never contact a debtor by mail, phone, fax, email or Read More

Chapter 13: Stop Foreclosure or Repossession

Many people looking into bankruptcy wonder about the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. You can check out the videos on the site for more information; but in short people receive the most benefit of a chapter 13 bankruptcy when they are behind on debt that is secured. This means cars, houses, boats etc. where you have a debt that you are paying on to keep the item. Loan modifications in recent Read More

Drunk Driving Penalties in Salt Lake City, UT

At Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys, we understand the drunk driving penalties you may be facing. We understand the drunk driving penalties and the possible affect it may have on your life. Drunk driving penalties are nothing to take lightly. Drunk driving penalties can include; Suspension of Drivers License Fees and Fines Jail time Community Service Vehicle impounded These are just some of the drunk Read More

Divorce Court in Utah can be confusing

How is Divorce Court handled in Utah? Divorce Court is first handled by a judge that is called a Commissioner. A district court judge oversees the Divorce Court or your specific Divorce case, but a Commissioner is who you will appear in front of the whole time unless your case goes to trial. Divorce Court in Utah can be difficult and hard to work your way through it. For example, every time you file a motion in front Read More

Divorce Process in Salt Lake City, UT

Divorcing in Salt Lake City can be stressful and time consuming. The Divorcing process in Utah involves certain steps and documents that must be filed with the court. Such questions of "have I lived in Utah long enough to start the divorce process" can be confusing but you have to make sure you are getting the right answers. Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys can provide the answers to those questions. We Read More

DUI Defense Lawyers in Utah

Have you been charged with a DUI? Do you understand all the laws and what a prosecutor has to prove in order for you to be convicted of a DUI? Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins as your team of attorneys understand the law concerning your DUI Charges. We have an office in Salt lake City and Ogden, Utah to serve your needs. Give us a call today for a free consultation (801) 475-0123. We can help. Read More

Domestic Violence Lawyer in Utah

Domestic Violence is a serious crime in Utah and should not be taken lightly. If you have been charged with Domestic Violence or been the victim of Domestic Violence in Utah, you need to contact Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys to see how we can help. Usually, if Domestic Violence is part of a marriage in Utah then that means that a divorce is usually the next step. It may even be that the domestic violence Read More

Suspended Driver’s License in Utah

When you get a ticket or arrested for a DUI, your drivers license can be suspended. Depending on how many times you have been charged it may also be taken away for a certain amount of time. Do not take your drivers license lightly. Most people need it in order to get to work, pick up your kids from school, and just run basic errands. You can request a drivers license hearing, but you must do it within a certain Read More