Where's the best place to find Bankruptcy Information online?


The internet is good for a lot of things. But it is not the way to decide whether bankruptcy is right for you.


Stay away from those websites offering sounds-to-good-to-be-true solutions to your financial problems or proposing to analyze your circumstances online. That is just asking for trouble. A good rule is to never provide personal financial information online.


Bankruptcy Video


We all like to get our information in difference ways. If you prefer video, you’ll find that at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s Official Website. It will give you accurate and unbiased information prepared by court officials – including answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. You’ll find basic information about the process and the relief it offers.

Click on the YouTube Icon to watch the entire video series.­

Many websites are inaccurate and/or out of date. If you want general information about bankruptcy, I urge you to go to the Official Website of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Here you will find accurate and un-biased information prepared by court officials. Here is the link:


On the Bankruptcy Court Website click on Bankruptcy Basics. It provides an explanation of the different chapters under which a bankruptcy case may be filed and answers some of the most commonly asked questions about the bankruptcy process. It is not a guide for filing for bankruptcy. The sections on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 are of particular interest to individuals.


Here is an index and links to the various sections of Bankruptcy Basics: