El Dorado County, CA Bankruptcy Law

El Dorado County, CA Bankruptcy Law

Learn how bankruptcy works in El Dorado County, CA. Learn how to file bankruptcy in California Eastern District Bankruptcy Court, how to complete the Means Test for El Dorado County, and how to use California Bankruptcy Exemption laws to protect your property, and how a California bankruptcy lawyer can help you if you need it.
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Automatically apply the El Dorado County expense standards, and California income standards to your means test calculation.

El Dorado County, CA Bankruptcy Guide

Welcome!

LegalConsumer.com has provided free bankruptcy information to more than 10 million consumers since 2006, and the Free Means Test Calculator (April 1, 2022 Edition)  has helped hundreds of thousands of consumers figure out where they stand in relation to the bankruptcy means test, created by the 2005 BAPCPA bankruptcy act.

In addition to the means test calculator, this site has answers to your questions  about bankruptcy:

How to File Bankruptcy in California

Bankruptcy Means Test Calculator

California Bankruptcy Exemptions

Bankruptcy Court Info for El Dorado County, CA

Free Bankruptcy Forms & Instructions

Bankruptcy Lawyers Near Me

Note: This website is updated as time permits. It's is up to you to contact your local court and confirm and update any information you need. Information is not advice. Consult with a bankruptcy lawyer for advice about how the law relates to your exact situation.




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Means Test Calculator for El Dorado County

The free bankruptcy means test calculator is a free, automated version of the official Means Test Form you must file with the court.

This free automated version:

...to help you determine whether you pass the "means test" for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. more...  

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California Bankruptcy Exemptions - All Categories

California Exemptions Summary:

Homestead

$300,000 to $600,000 depending on county, and median sale price for a home in prior calendar year.

2021 California Homestead Caclulator (by County)

Vehicle Exemption

Motor vehicles to $3,825, or $3,825 in auto insurance for loss or damages (husband and wife may not double)

Personal Property

Jewelry, heirlooms & art to $9,525 total (husband and wife may not double)Health aids
Building materials to repair or improve home to $3,825 (husband and wife may not double)
Tools, implements, materials, instruments, uniforms, books, furnishings, & equipment to $9,525 total ($19,050 total if used by both spouses in same occupation); amount of exemption for commercial motor vehicle not to exceed $4,850 ($9,700 if used by debtor and spouse in same trade)
Deposit accounts  to $1,826 (as of July 2021 MBSAC for family of 4)

Wild Card

None (use federal non-bankruptcy wage exemption)

Deposit Accounts  to amount "necessary for the support of the judgment debtor, as well as the judgment debtor’s spouse and dependents"(CCP 704.225.) Using this exemption, a family living paycheck to paycheck could likely exempt an entire account balance; however, courts have yet to weigh in on the new law. A debtor must assert this exemption for it to apply.

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