Salt Lake City, UT asked in Bankruptcy and Small Claims for Utah

Q: will bankruptcy stop my Driving privileges from being suspended?

I have 9 days before they suspend my driving privilege for a accident I had with no insurance. if I FILE BEFORE THE DATE CAN IT SAVE MY DR FROM BEING TAKEN?

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1 Lawyer Answer

Michael Sundwall

Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Bountiful, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: Yes. Even if you file bankruptcy after your license has been suspended, you can have it reinstated immediately upon filing bankruptcy and taking written verification to the appropriate office. In my experience, the Utah Driver License Division is very familiar with the fact that the federal bankruptcy law supersedes the Utah state law that allows for suspension of a drivers license for an uninsured or underinsured driver.

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