Bankruptcy

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This section has information about Bankruptcy in Oklahoma.

Bankruptcy

General information on the different types of bankruptcy relief available to individuals.

Approved Debtor Education Agencies

A listing of approved Debtor Education Agencies by judicial district. (Oklahoma has 3 judicial districts, Eastern, Northern and Western.)

Bankruptcy FAQ (Chapter 7 & 13)

Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy; what you need to know.

Bankruptcy Information Sheet

General Information about what happens in a Bankruptcy Case.

Bankruptcy Resources

The American Bankruptcy Institute has created this site to help those in financial difficulty find out more about bankruptcy.

Do I Need to File Bankruptcy? I do not have a job.

If you do not have a job and cannot pay off your debts, you may not have to file Bankruptcy. In come cases, you may be "collection proof."

Getting Ready to Start the Bankruptcy Process

In order to start bankruptcy there are certain things that you will have to do. Filing for bankruptcy is not as easy as filling out a simple form.

Is Bankruptcy the Answer?

FAQ provided by the Oklahoma Bar Association.

Preparing for Bankruptcy

General information to consider if you are planning to file bankruptcy.

What is Bankruptcy?

General information about bankruptcy chapters

Considering Bankruptcy?

Are you considering filing a personal bankruptcy? Here's a quick survey to help you learn more.

Bankruptcy Basics

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, this video will give you basic information about the process, the relief it offers, and how to find the legal help you may need. Watch this series of 9 short videos to learn more.

Bankruptcy Information Sheet

General Information about what happens in a Bankruptcy Case.

Debts That Are Not Discharged in Bankruptcy

Some types of debts are not dischargeable for public policy reasons, either because of the nature of the debt or the fact that the debts were incurred due to improper behavior of the debtor, such as the debtor's drunken driving.

Filing for Bankruptcy Without an Attorney

It is very important that a bankruptcy case be filed and handled correctly. The rules are very technical, and a misstep may affect a debtor's rights. While individuals can file a bankruptcy case without an attorney or "pro se," it is extremely difficult to do it successfully. The U.S. Courts provide information for you to consider as this link.

Getting Ready to Start the Bankruptcy Process

In order to start bankruptcy there are certain things that you will have to do. Filing for bankruptcy is not as easy as filling out a simple form.

Upsolve - File Bankruptcy

You might qualify for legal assistance from Upsolve, a 501(c)(3) legal aid nonprofit. Upsolve is an online program focused on assisting low-income Americans through Chapter 7 bankruptcy at no cost. You can learn about the filing process and answer a very short interview to see if you qualify. Upsolve is a non-profit organization that helps people file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy at no cost. You may not need to file for Bankruptcy protection or bankruptcy might not be the best solution to your situation. You should talk to a lawyer about your case before making the decision to file for Bankruptcy protection.

Bankruptcy Forms

Official Bankruptcy Forms must be used to file and take action in bankruptcy cases. Procedural Forms also may be necessary for use during the course of some bankruptcy proceedings. Required forms for filing under a particular chapter, such as chapter 7 or 13, are listed in Procedural Form B 200, in Part II below. General information about filing bankruptcy can be found in Bankruptcy Basics.

Upsolve - File Bankruptcy

You might qualify for legal assistance from Upsolve, a 501(c)(3) legal aid nonprofit. Upsolve is an online program focused on assisting low-income Americans through Chapter 7 bankruptcy at no cost. You can learn about the filing process and answer a very short interview to see if you qualify. Upsolve is a non-profit organization that helps people file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy at no cost. You may not need to file for Bankruptcy protection or bankruptcy might not be the best solution to your situation. You should talk to a lawyer about your case before making the decision to file for Bankruptcy protection.

Considering Bankruptcy?

Are you considering filing a personal bankruptcy? Here's a quick survey to help you learn more.

Service of Process (Get In the Circle)

A brief video to explain service of process for a court case.

Service of Process (Get In the Circle)

A brief video to explain service of process for a court case.

Oklahoma Find A Lawyer

As a community service, the OBA does provide a directory of its attorney members who have given their permission to have their names published in the Oklahoma Find A Lawyer directory at Oklahoma Find A Lawyer. There you can search by both geographic area or by a lawyer's practice area.

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