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Avoyelles Parish, LA
Bankruptcy Law

Filing Bankruptcy In Avoyelles Parish, LA


Since 2006, more than 10 million consumers have come to this website figure out where they stand in relation to the 2005 (BAPCPA) bankruptcy law, and the  bankruptcy means test. 

Seventeen years later, the Means Test Calculator is still free, and we've updated it to use the latest applicable income and expense standards, for cases filed on or after May 15, 2023.

Local Forms & Instructions

Court Info for Avoyelles Parish, LA

How Bankruptcy Handles Property

Louisiana Bankruptcy Exemptions

How Bankruptcy Handles Debt

Debts You CAN Discharge

  • Credit Card Debt,
  • Medical Debt
  • Lawsuit Liability (if not from fraud or willful or malicious injury), 
  • Personal Loans

Debts You Can Discharge Only In Special Cases

Debts You CAN NOT Discharge

What Happens To Secured Debts?

How Bankruptcy Affects Debt Co-Signers

    • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Lawyers Near Me

Note: This website is updated as time permits. It 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.


Avoyelles Parish Bankruptcy Means Test Calculator

Automatically apply the Avoyelles Parish expense standards, and Louisiana income standards to your means test calculation.

Avoyelles Parish Bankruptcy Court

Find where to file if you live in Avoyelles Parish.

Louisiana Bankruptcy Exemption Laws

Automatically apply the Avoyelles Parish expense standards, and Louisiana income standards to your means test calculation.


Means Test Calculator for Avoyelles Parish, For Cases Filed on or after April 1, 2023

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.



Louisiana Bankruptcy Exemptions - All Categories

Louisiana Exemptions Summary:


Property you occupy to $35,000 (if debt is result of catastrophic or terminal illness or injury, limit is full value of property as of 1 year before filing); cannot exceed 5 acres in city or town, 200 acres elsewhere (husband & wife may not double)

Vehicle Exemption

$7,500 of equity in a motor vehicle modified for disability

Personal Property

Arms, military accoutrements; bedding; dishes, glassware, utensils, silverware (nonsterling); clothing, family portraits, musical instruments; bedroom, living room, & dining room furniture; poultry, 1 cow, household pets; heating & cooling equipment, refrigerator, freezer, stove, washer & dryer, iron, sewing machine
Engagement & wedding rings to $5,000

Wild Card