California Bankruptcy Guide
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 does Chapter 7 bankruptcy work in California?
- How does Chapter 13 bankruptcy work in California?
- Can I file bankruptcy, on my own, or with the help of a lawyer?
- What property can I keep?
- How do I claim property as exempt?
- Can I keep my retirement assets if I file for bankruptcy?
- How can I find a good local bankruptcy lawyer near me?,
- What should I expect from a bankruptcy attorney?
- Should I consider bankruptcy if I'm facing eviction?
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.