Filing for Chapter 13
- Overview: Chapter 13
A broad look at Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Learn about the eligibility requirements, how much of your income you must pay, the length of a repayment plan, and what happens if you fail to make a payment.
- Who Can File?
A breakdown of Chapter 13 eligibility requirements. This article offers explanations of important requirements for Chapter 13 eligibility, including debt limits, income requirements, tax issues, creditor requirements, and more.
- Chapter 13 FAQ
Answers to common questions about Chapter 13 bankruptcy and the process involved. Find answers to your questions about Chapter 13 eligibility, the automatic stay, repayment plans, the effect on student loan debt, and more.
- How it Works
A step-by-step guide to the Chapter 13 process. Learn about what steps to take and when to take them, including filing the bankruptcy petition, paying administrative fees, meeting with creditors, and attending a repayment plan hearing.
- Chapter 13 vs. Chapter 7
While both Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 are aimed at alleviating debt, the requirements and processes involved are very different. Learn about the main differences between the two forms of bankruptcy, including eligibility requirements, repayment vs. liquidation, and more.
- State Homestead Laws
This section offers a collection of state laws dealing with homestead exemptions. Find your state’s homestead exemption law to determine how much equity in your home is exempt from bankruptcy.
- Benefits of Chapter 13
- Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Law Checklist
- Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Rules FAQ
- Chapter 13 Reorganization Bankruptcy
- Chapter 13 vs. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
- Exempt Property in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
- How Chapter 13 Works
- Pros and Cons of Declaring Bankruptcy under Chapter 13
- Who Can File for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?