The pages that follow are intended to be a general guide about bankruptcy.  They are provided on line to be a reference for the clients of the Law Offices of Patrick M. Hunter.

These pages are not legal advice, which takes your situation and applies the law to your situation.  Legal Advice needs to be personal, and little factors can make big differences.

While extensive, this information is not comprehensive and you should not think that by reading it, you will have the tools to represent yourself.


Provides a Summary of Bankruptcy Law with more detailed pages for Chapter 7, Chapter 13, Chapter 11 and Creditor Rights.


Frequently asked questions.


Provides more detailed information about a variety of special topics such as Divorce, Exemptions, Taxes, Landlords, Student Loans, Small Business and Credit Cards.


If you need to know what something means in the Bankruptcy Context – The Dictionary is a good place to start.


This is more of an academic page about the history of bankruptcy.  At the bottom of the page is a list of Celebrities to show that you are certainly not alone.

This page was last updated: May 24, 2010