Last updated September 13th, 2022
If you live in the great state of Utah and you own a timeshare property that you no longer want and are interested in cancelling, then our team is available to help you. We help link timeshare owners with reputable timeshare exit solution providers who work towards helping timeshare property owners cancel their unwanted timeshares.
Utah Timeshare Laws
Timeshare laws for the state of Utah can be found within the Utah Code starting at Title 57, Chapter 19. This section is known as the Timeshare and Camp Resort Act. The laws in this act that are related to the registration of a timeshare development can be found at Title 57, Chapter 19, Sec. 5, while the laws relating to the filing of certain documents can be found at Title 57, Chapter 19, Sec. 8. The rules within the Utah Timeshare and Camp Resort Act are designed to regulate the registration and sale of timeshares and also seek to protect consumers. If developers don’t follow the rules listed within this Act and other relevant areas of law, they can potentially face legal liability.
In the state of Utah, timeshare developers are required to provide timeshare purchasers with a list of written disclosures. These disclosures give the purchaser important information relating to the timeshare being offered for sale, and they include:
- The name and address of the developer
- A statement whether the developer has ever been convicted of a crime of dishonesty
- A brief description of the timeshare interest that is being offered for sale
- A description of any provisions that protect the purchaser in the event of foreclosure on the entire development
The laws that describe all of the mandatory disclosures that need to be made to timeshare property buyers in a disclosure list can be found at Title 57, Chapter 19, Sec. 11 of the Utah Timeshare and Camp Resort Act.
In the state of Utah, you have five business days to rescind a timeshare purchase from the date of the execution of the purchase contract not including the day the contract was signed. This Utah timeshare law can be found in the Utah Timeshare and Camp Resort Act at Title 57, Chapter 19, Sec. 12. If you have any questions about Utah timeshare law, then you should seek the advice of an experienced timeshare attorney. We can help you find that attorney. Give us a call at 833-416-8796 or fill out a form on the right side of the page.
Frequently Asked Questions from Utah Timeshare Owners
1. Are there laws in Utah that protect consumers like me from misrepresentation and high-pressure sales tactics that can occur during timeshare sales?
Answer: Yes, Utah timeshare law states that misleading statements to protective purchasers can result in criminal misdemeanor charges pursuant to Title 57, Chapter 19, Sec. 10 of the Utah Code. Unfair or deceptive practice methods can also be considered a violation of Utah’s Consumer Sales Practices Act as stated in Title 57, Chapter 19, Sec. 24 of the Utah Code.
2. What types of financial harm can I face as a timeshare owner if I simply stopped paying my timeshare maintenance fees?
Answer: Multiple types, while it might be possible that the ownership of a timeshare can just revert to the timeshare company if you stop paying your maintenance fees, most timeshare agreements allow timeshare companies to foreclose the timeshare in court which would likely result in a money judgement against you. Not paying fees or other money owed can damage your credit and can result in garnishment. Utah timeshare foreclosure law and procedure operates under regular state law and can be found starting at Title 78B, Chapter 6, Part 9 of the Utah Code which describes the procedures for foreclosure sales.
3. Will my heirs be responsible for my timeshare when I die?
Answer: Yes, heirs will most likely be fully responsible for any timeshare that is inherited. Under Utah law, however, you may able to give up ownership of a timeshare by filing for a disclaimer of property interests. The law on disclaimer of property interests in Utah can be found within the Utah Uniform Probate Code at Title 75, Chapter 2, Sec. 801. It is best to speak to an experienced and qualified attorney to find out if you are eligible to file for a disclaimer of property interests in Utah. We can help you find that attorney, call 833-416-8796 or fill out a form on the right side of the page.
4. Are there any laws pending in the Utah legislature that can help timeshare owners in the future?
Answer: No, not at the current time.
Our team of professionals is standing by to help you start the process of getting rid of your Utah timeshare. In Utah, our team’s network of timeshare exit solution providers have helped countless timeshare owners cancel their timeshare contracts legally and permanently without harming the timeshare owner’s credit. At Timeshare Exit Companies, we lean on our past experience to help you achieve future success. We help you discover the best timeshare exit companies that can help you get rid of your timeshare once and for all.
Disclaimer: This page is for informational purposes only. Timeshare Exit Companies does not provide legal services, and none of the information provided in this article should be considered legal advice.