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  • About Bankruptcy

    Learn about bankruptcy, the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, exempt property, the "means" test, and credit counseling services. Content Detail

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    Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Bankruptcy Guided Assistant

    This Guided Assistant tool can help you understand the most common types of bankruptcy. It can also help you determine which type of bankruptcy you might need to file. This tool is not legal advice. This tool does not take the place of legal advice from a competent attorney licensed in your state and familiar with the law and facts of your legal issue. Content Detail

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    Acadiana Legal Service Corporation
  • Is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Right for You?

    Learn about Chapter 7 bankruptcy, including eligibility requirements, why to file for bankruptcy, what you will need, and the pros and cons of Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Content Detail

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    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Right For You?

    Learn about Chapter 13 bankruptcy, including eligibility requirements, what you will need to file, and the pros and cons of Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Content Detail

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    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • Filing for Bankruptcy Without an Attorney

    File for bankruptcy without an attorney. The courts warn that the system is hard to get around without a lawyer, so there is also information about where to get legal help. Content Detail

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    US Bankruptcy Courts
  • Credit Counseling and Debtor Education for People Filing for Bankruptcy

    FAQs about credit counseling and debtor education, applications for credit counseling and debtor education, and find US Department of Justice approved providers of credit counseling and debtor education. Content Detail

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    U.S. Trustee Program, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Glossary of English-Spanish Financial Terms

    See this online English-Spanish guide to words about money and finance. Content Detail

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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    Spanish / Español
  • Bankruptcy Overview

    It takes less than five minutes to watch this video to learn some basic information about bankruptcy. Read More

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    CTLawHelp -- Connecticut Statewide Legal Services
  • Consumer Issues

    See this brochure with helpful information about consumer loans, defective merchandise, bankruptcy, truth in lending, equal credit opportunity, fair credit reporting, fair debt collection, and more. Content Detail

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    Acadiana Legal Service Corporation Lafayette Office
  • Information About US Bankruptcy Court and Filing Bankruptcy On Your Own

    General introduction to bankruptcy, detailed information on filing bankruptcy on your own, filing fee information, and links to forms are all available on this United States Courts website. Content Detail

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    Administrative Office of U.S. Courts