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Bankruptcy Law

Filing Bankruptcy In Bossier 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 Bossier 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.


Bossier Parish Bankruptcy Means Test Calculator

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

Bossier Parish Bankruptcy Court

Find where to file if you live in Bossier Parish.

Louisiana Bankruptcy Exemption Laws

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


Free Bankruptcy Case Evaluation For Bossier Parish, LA

Do you have questions about filing bankruptcy in Louisiana? Use the form below to connect with a lawyer through the Nolo / Martindale network of bankruptcy lawyers For Bossier Parish, LA.
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Means Test Calculator for Bossier 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