Milwaukee, WI Bankruptcy Law

Milwaukee, WI Bankruptcy Law

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

Find where to file if you live in Milwaukee County.

Automatically apply the Milwaukee County expense standards, and Wisconsin income standards to your means test calculation.

Milwaukee, WI 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 Wisconsin

Bankruptcy Means Test Calculator

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Exemptions

Bankruptcy Court Info for Milwaukee, WI

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 Milwaukee 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...  


Wisconsin Bankruptcy Exemptions - All Categories

Wisconsin Exemptions Summary:


Property you occupy or intend to occupy to $75,000; sale proceeds exempt for 2 years if you intend to purchase another home (husband & wife's exemption may double)

Vehicle Exemption

Motor vehicles to $5,000 (husband & wife may double; unused portion of $12,000 personal property exemption may be added)

Personal Property

Household goods and furnishings, clothing, keepsakes, jewelry, appliances, books, musical instruments, firearms, sporting goods, animals, and other tangible personal property to $12,000 total (husband & wife may double)
Deposit accounts to $5,000
Equipment, inventory, farm products, books, and tools of trade to $15,000 total.

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