Jeff Butler – PEARSON, BUTLER & CARSON, PLLC

1682 Reunion Avenue Suite 100
South Jordan, UT 84095, United States

Loan Modification Denied—Now What? New Short Sale Guidelines Under HAFA (Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives) Program

Because so many million homeowners across the United States are struggling to make their mortgage payments and facing foreclosure, the US Treasury Department under Making Home Affordable implemented the Home Affordable…more
| Bankruptcy, Finance & Banking, Real Estate

Wills are Vital to Any Estate Plan

Estate Planning – Wills Planning for the smooth transition of your estate is one of the most loving acts an individual can do for their family. Families are often caught off guard during an emotional time. They are not only…more
| Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

New servicer loan modification directives under Making Home Affordable

Loan modifications have not been successful on a national level. The Obama administration is putting more pressure on servicers to help home owners have modifications under Making Home Affordable (HAMP). In part, the…more
| Bankruptcy, Real Estate

New Home Affordable Modification Program (“HAMP”) Loan Modification Guidelines Taking Effect June 1, 2010

On March 24, 2010, new Home Affordable Modification Program (“HAMP”) loan modification guidelines were issued, taking Effect on June 1, 2010. Whether you are struggling to make your first lien mortgage payment, are considering a…more
| Bankruptcy, Real Estate

Six Ways to Enforce Child Support

The basis for child support comes from the idea that both parents need to support their children. Most states use a set formula set by statute to set the child support amount. Child support obligations are enforced by…more
| Family Law

Chapter 13 basics

Bankruptcy law is federal law, and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, or Wage Earner Plan or Consumer Debt Adjustment, allows the debtors or consumers to enter a repayment plan through the bankruptcy court to keep most of their property. …more
| Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 Basics

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy is commonly referred to as a “liquidation” because the federal bankruptcy court discharges most unsecured consumer debts such as medical bills and credit cards balances. Not all unsecured debts are…more
| Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Checklist

The purpose of this article is to provide general information about bankruptcy to consumers, and the author encourages consumers to meet with a bankruptcy attorney for more specific information. Congress has been given power…more
| Bankruptcy

Seven Things to Know About Loan Modifications to Save You Time and Money

Most homeowners want to stop foreclosure, lower your mortgage payment, get approved for a loan modification, and save your home. Below are seven things home owners should know about loan modifications. Before wasting your time…more
| Bankruptcy, Finance & Banking, Real Estate

Are Loan Modifications Still Needed in Utah?

Utah ranked fifth in the nation for foreclosure filings. In 2009, the top state foreclosure rates included Nevada (10.17%), Arizona (6.12%), Florida (5.93%), California (4.75%), and Utah (2.93%). Utah homeowners need much…more
| Real Estate
Areas of Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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