If you are considering bankruptcy, start here to learn what bankruptcy can and cannot do. You'll also find answers to common questions about bankruptcy.
What Does Bankruptcy Do?
Bankruptcy can stop collection activities, eliminate most types of debt, and allow you to reorganize your debts and catch up on missed mortgage or car loan payments.
Can I Lose My Job if I File for Bankruptcy?
Your employer cannot fire you because you filed for bankruptcy, but a private employer may refuse to hire you.
Bankruptcy Basics: Questions and Answers
Learn the basics about bankruptcy in this series of common questions and answers.
Chapter 20 Bankruptcy: Filing Chapter 7 Before Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Chapter 20 refers to the practice of filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy right after receiving a Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge. Find out why you might want to file for Chapter 20, as well as why you might want to avoid it altogether.
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Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: An Overview
Both individuals and businesses can file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Learn more.
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Timeline and Process
Learn about the basic procedures in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
Can a City or School District File for Bankruptcy?
Learn about Chapter 9: Municipality Bankruptcy can help cities and school districts financially impacted by COVID-19.
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