How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Works
An Overview of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Works

You can use Chapter 13 bankruptcy to get out from under the burden of your debts, protect important property, and stop bill collectors.
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Updated: 2020-06-23
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Chapter 13 bankruptcy works by giving you an installment plan for paying all or part of your debts over time. If you want to file for bankruptcy but earn too much to qualify for Chapter 7, you may still be eligible for Chapter 13.

Select your state from the list on this page to get a local overview of the Chapter 13 process, including:

  • Advantages of Chapter 13
  • Chapter 13 Payment Plans
  • Debts You Can Discharge
  • Debts You Can’t Discharge
  • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Exemptions
  • Figuring Out if You’re Eligible
  • How to File for Bankruptcy

Jurisdictional relevance: There are versions of this article for each State.
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