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.
Introduction to Bankruptcy
Learn the basic rules about bankruptcy.
When Should Someone Consider Filing Bankruptcy?
Bankruptcy can accomplish many goals, from bringing you relief from intrusive creditors to protecting your property.
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.
Bankruptcy Basics: Questions and Answers
Learn the basics about bankruptcy in this series of common questions and answers.
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: An Overview
Both individuals and businesses can file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Learn more.
Chapter 11 Timeline and Process
Learn about the basic procedures in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
Learn about Chapter 9: Municipality Bankruptcy.
Filing Chapter 7 then Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Chapter 20?
Chapter 20 refers to the practice of filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy right after getting a Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge.
Bankruptcy for Small Business Owners: An Overview
An introduction to the various options small business owners have to file for bankruptcy protection, and the pros and cons of each.
Will Bankruptcy Affect My Ability to Enlist in the Military?
Your bankruptcy, by itself, won't preclude enlistment in the military. But negative financial circumstances might.
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.