Spokane, WA Bankruptcy Law

Spokane, WA Bankruptcy Law

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

Find where to file if you live in Spokane County.

Automatically apply the Spokane County expense standards, and Washington income standards to your means test calculation.

Spokane, WA 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 to File Bankruptcy in Washington

Bankruptcy Means Test Calculator

Washington Bankruptcy Exemptions

Bankruptcy Court Info for Spokane, WA

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 Spokane 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...  


Washington Bankruptcy Exemptions - All Categories

Washington Exemptions Summary:


Real property, manufactured home, or mobile home to the greater of  (a) $125,000; (b) The county median sale price of a single-family home in the preceding calendar year (the statewide average for 2020 was $452,400); $172,900 to $729,600, depending on county.

Vehicle Exemption

Motor vehicle to $3,250 total for individual (two vehicles to $6,500 for community)

Personal Property

Appliances, furniture, household goods, home & yard equipment to $6,500 total for individual ($13,000 for community)
Books & electronic media to $3,500
Burial ground
Clothing, no more than $1,000 in furs, jewelry, ornaments
Food & fuel for comfortable maintenance
Fire insurance proceeds for lost, stolen, or destroyed exempt property
Keepsakes & family pictures
Farmer's trucks, stock, tools, seed, equipment, & supplies to $10,000 total
Library, office furniture, office equipment, & supplies of physician, surgeon, attorney, clergy, or other professional to $10,000 total
Tools & materials used in any other trade to $10,000

Wild Card

$3,000 of any personal property (no more than $1,500 in cash, $500 bank deposits, bonds, stocks, & securities/$200 limit if debt owed to state agency)



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