What to know before filing

Do you accept legal Insurance?
Yes, we currently accept ARAG Legal Insurance from all of our California clients.

What is Bankruptcy? What type of Bankruptcy should I file?

What is a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

What is a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

What is a Chapter 20 Bankruptcy?

I filed Bankruptcy before, can I file again?

Do I have to file Bankruptcy with my spouse?

Can I just list one credit card in my Bankruptcy?

What are the steps of Bankruptcy?

Will Bankruptcy effect my credit score?

I don't have a budget. How do I create a budget?

What do I need to bring, and what can I expect in a consultation?

I lost/can't find my social security card, how can I get a new one?

Preparing your bankruptcy petition

What do I need to do to get my case filed?

What can I expect when filing my petition?

What do I need to include in my Chapter 13 plan?


My bankruptcy case: What should I expect?

Is there anything that I should be aware of after I file?

What can I expect in my Bankruptcy case?

Do I have to go to court? What happens at the 341 court hearing?

What is the Meeting of Creditors?

What is a Reaffirmation Agreement?

What is a Motion to Compel Abandonment?

Are the Bankruptcy laws really always changing?

How long does it take before I receive a discharge?


Bankruptcy and your assets

What happens to my stuff in Bankruptcy?

Can a creditor take my tax refund?

Are my retirement accounts protected in Bankruptcy?

How can I determine the value of my assets?


Bankruptcy and your debts

What happens to my debts in Bankruptcy?

Can I just not list a debt if I want to keep paying it?

Can I discharge my taxes in Bankruptcy?

How can a Chapter 13 bankruptcy help with my taxes?

What is a Charge Off? Do I still owe a debt that a creditor has charged off?



Where can I get a free credit report?

How do I get a Tax Account Transcript from the I.R.S.?

How can I find out what I owe to the F.T.B.?

What is a credit score and what effects it (C.F.P.B.)?

Bankruptcy Resources