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  • Bankruptcy Basics

    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. Read More

    U.S. Courts
  • Filing for Bankruptcy: What to Know

    If you plan to file for bankruptcy protection, you must get credit counseling from a government-approved organization within 180 days before you file. You also have to complete a debtor education course before your debts can be discharged. Read More

    Federal Trade Commission
  • Should I File For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    0103EN - In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the court discharges your debt. This means that your bills “vanish.” You are no longer responsible for them. You get a clean slate and a chance to start over without any debt. This publication discusses the pros and cons of filing for bankruptcy and what types of debts you can discharge. Read More

    Northwest Justice Project
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  • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Description of Chapter 13 bankruptcy advantages, eligibility and how it works. Read More

    U.S. Courts - Federal Judiciary
  • Your Legal Rights During and After Bankruptcy

    Important information about issues to consider during and after your bankruptcy filing. Read More

    National Consumer Law Center
  • Disaster Relief: Is Bankruptcy an Option?

    0104EN - Before filing bankruptcy, look hard at other ways to solve your problems. Call your creditors to see if they are giving extra time to people affected by the natural disaster. Look into consumer credit counseling. You may be able to work out a repayment agreement. Read More

    Northwest Justice Project
  • Divorce, Debt, and Bankruptcy in Washington State

    0102EN - This is a general overview of debt and bankruptcy issues related to divorce. Read More

    Northwest Justice Project

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