Self Help Legal Information

  • Bankruptcy

    What is bankruptcy? What are the different types of bankruptcy? Should I file? Can bankruptcy solve all my financial problems? Will I lose a valuable asset like my home or car if I file for bankruptcy? Will filing for bankruptcy affect my credit report? Read this brochure for answers to these questions and more. Also in Spanish/Español (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Read More

    Alabama State Bar
  • Bankruptcy Basics (Videos)

    What is bankruptcy? What happens in a bankruptcy case? Bankruptcy is a legal process that provides relief for individuals who can no longer pay all of their debts. If you are considering bankruptcy, these videos will give you basic information about the process, the relief it offers, and how to find the legal help you may need. The video series includes: • Introduction • Types of Bankruptcy • Limits of Bankruptcy • Filing for Bankruptcy • Creditors' Meeting • Bankruptcy Crime • Court Hearings • The Discharge • Legal Assistance • Also in Spanish/Español Read More

    United States Courts
  • Don't Get Locked Out of Your Home By a Bankruptcy Scam Operator

    Are you having trouble making your home mortgage payments? Are you facing foreclosure on your home? Get all the facts before you pay someone to help you work out your mortgage problems. Content Detail

    US Bankruptcy Trustee Program