Bankruptcy Article


Informational Pamphlets for Filing Without an Attorney (Pro Se)

The pamphlets linked give the reader basic information about the complicated bankruptcy process under current bankruptcy law. However, these pamphlets are not intended to give legal advice, and are not a substitute for the legal advice specific to your situation.

Click here to be directed to the pamphlets.


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QUESTIONS

  • How do I find out if a potential client has filed for bankruptcy in the past 5 years?
  • I only have one car loan as far as debt. I only get child support as far as income ($300). I go to school full time. A year ago the house I was renting burnt down. It was an accident on my son's(17) part. I have received a bill for about $170,000 to repay the damages. Would Bankruptcy be an option? Can I file with only having this one bill? Would I lose my car since that is all I own now? Do I wait till the bill is older since I just got it?
  • I receive child support and am filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy due to disability. Do I claim child support as income?
  • Is there a free service for assistance in filing for bankruptcy due to credit card debt?
  • Husband passed away February 2013, can no longer afford to pay mortgage and other bills on my own. What do I need to do to file for Bankruptcy???? Please reply. Thank you.
  • Can I file without an attorney all I have is credit card debit. and where can I get the paperwork?
  • I filled for chapter 13 myself without an attorney. Where can I find information on how I would respond to a Motion to Vacate Automatic stay
  • If my ex-husband is going bankrupt and he is including my house because he is on the loan how will that effect me and my credit.I live here and I am making payment and have never been late.What do I need to do? THanks
  • Who is the filing fee made out to?
  • What is the homestead exemption and how it protect home owners?

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  • Age discrimination in the workplace. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .
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