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The US government makes PDF bankruptcy forms available for free. We'll tell you which ones you need and links to download them.
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Updated: 2020-07-17
Where do I file for bankruptcy in ?
 
What happens to my property in bankruptcy?

Yes! All official federal and local bankruptcy forms are available free of charge. You can find the links you need by visiting our bankruptcy forms page.

You can also vistit the U.S. Courts website to find free, downloadable copies of the federal forms.

If you want copies of bankruptcy forms with plain-language instruction and tips for filling them out, you might want to use a good self-help book like How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy or Chapter 13: Keep Your Property and Repay Your Debts Over Time, both published by Nolo.


Legal Consumer - Law. Jurisdictional relevance: The content of this article pertains to all US states and counties.

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    Asset protection is an important benefit of bankruptcy. Exemption laws are the laws that let you protect certain assetss from creditors. Every state has different exemptions. Some states allow you to use the federal exemptions.

  • Do I have to get credit counseling before I file for bankruptcy?

    Yes. You must complete a credit counseling course before you file your bankruptcy petition. Fortunately, it's easy and can be done online. And your case cannot be completed (i.e. you can't get your "discharge order" from the judge until you take a "Debtor Education" course.

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