Filing for Chapter 7

For some consumers facing overwhelming debt, filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy may be one of the few ways to get a "fresh start" with their debt, essentially erasing the obligation to repay many types of debt a filer may owe. In this section, you can find information on who qualifies for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, how debt is addressed in a Chapter 7 filing, and an overview of the rules covering this type of bankruptcy. You can also find articles explaining the difference between Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 bankruptcies, helpful checklists for Chapter 7 filers, and more.

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