The National Consumer Law Center has great publications for consumers available on its website. If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, or have already started the process, the following brochures will provide you with useful information:
When someone contacts me because they are considering filing for bankruptcy, I often tell them to read over “Bankruptcy Basics” on the U.S. Courts website. I think that this website is a great resource because it “provides individuals who may be considering bankruptcy with a basic explanation of the different chapters under which a bankruptcy case may be filed and to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the bankruptcy process.”
If you are in the process of deciding whether to file for bankruptcy, I highly recommend visiting the Bankruptcy Basics website as soon as possible.