Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about personal bankruptcy. Topics covered include the basic definition of personal bankruptcy, how to file, and how to determine the best option. Describes bankruptcy's effect on different types of assets, debts, and collection efforts including homes, mortgages and foreclosures, cars, credit cards, farm debts, child support, co-signed debts, retirement plans, taxes, student loans, wages, lawsuits, and attachments. Includes a glossary of terms relating to bankruptcy.
Where can I find information about declaring bankruptcy?
What is personal bankruptcy?
When do I know if should declare bankruptcy?
What are the different kinds of bankruptcy?
What is Chapter 7 bankruptcy?
What is Chapter 12 bankruptcy?
What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy?
What kind of bankruptcy should I file?
How will my spouse's bankruptcy affect me?
What do I need to do in order to declare bankruptcy?
What types of debts will bankruptcy wipe out?
What assets can I keep in bankruptcy?
What is a reaffirmation agreement?
What alternatives to bankruptcy exist?