Cleveland, OH Bankruptcy Law

Cleveland, OH Bankruptcy Law

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

Find where to file if you live in Cuyahoga County.

Automatically apply the Cuyahoga County expense standards, and Ohio income standards to your means test calculation.

Cleveland, OH Bankruptcy Guide

Welcome! 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 Ohio

Bankruptcy Means Test Calculator

Ohio Bankruptcy Exemptions

Bankruptcy Court Info for Cleveland, OH

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.


Means Test Calculator for Cuyahoga 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: help you determine whether you pass the "means test" for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. more...  


Ohio Bankruptcy Exemptions - All Categories

Ohio Exemptions Summary:


Real or personal property used as residence to $161,375 (adjusted for inflation every 3 years, April 1, 2022)

Vehicle Exemption

Motor vehicle to $4,450 (adjusted for inflation, April 1, 2022).

Personal Property

Animals, crops, books, musical instruments, appliances, household goods, furnishings, firearms, hunting & fishing equipment to $575 per item; jewelry to $1,875 for 1 or more items; $14,875 total.
Cash, money due within 90 days, tax refund, bank, security, & utility deposits to $550 total (husband & wife may double)
Implements, books, & tools of trade to $2,825.
(Note: Adjusted for inflation every 3 years; current amounts as of April 1, 2022.)

Wild Card

$1,475 of any property (adjusted for inflation, April 1, 2019)



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