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Bankruptcy by ZipCode

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50-State Bankruptcy Exemption Laws

The state bankruptcy exemptions (also known as asset protection laws) show you what assets your state lets you keep if you file for bankruptcy.


Featuring inflation adjustments for Federal exemptions, and April 2016 California exemption adjustments.

Free Means Test Calculator

Our free bankruptcy means test calculator applies the local income and expense deduction standards for your state, county and metropolitan area to help you determine whether you are eligible to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

New Means Test Income & Expense Standards nationwide effective May 1, 2016.

Free Bankruptcy Forms

Check out the free downloadable bankruptcy forms, where you can get the forms that you (or your lawyer) will need if you decide to file.


How to File Bankruptcy

Learn how to file bankruptcy with an overview of what is involved in filing for bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy Court Information

The local bankruptcy court info page provides maps and information about your local federal district bankruptcy court and how to find the court's local rules.

Bankruptcy Lawyers Serving Your Zip Code

Need help? The local bankruptcy services page uses your zip code to connect you with local credit counselors, lawyers and others who can help you if want advice or help with the filing process.

Bankruptcy Links

The topic of bankruptcy is larger than this website. When we find good stuff, we link to it. Links - News - Blogs

Inheritance LawByZipCode

Inheritance Law by ZipCode

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Does Your State Charge An Inheritance Tax?

Find out whether your state charges an inheritance tax and whether or not your estate will have to pay federal estate tax.

Will You Have to Go Through Probate?

Find out whether or not an estate needs to go through probate before it can be distributed and, if so, what the process is in your state.

Can I Use a Small Estates Affidavit?

If your estate falls below a certain threshold, you can collect and distribute property without having to go through probate at all. Find out what your state's small estate threshold is and how the procedure works.

How to Claim an Inherited IRA?

If you are the named beneficiary of an IRA of someone who has died, find out how to claim your inherited IRA and how to manage it tax efficiently.

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