Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (PDF)
CCH Bankruptcy Reform Act Briefing: updated April 21, 2005. This report deals with consumer bankruptcy, consumer protection, abuse, and provides highlights of other changes that are taking place in the bankruptcy laws along with effective dates of these changes.
This site from LexisNexis provides an abstract of recent bankruptcy cases with links to a more detailed explanation of the case and its standing.
- Bankruptcy Court Links
This US Court site provides and interactive map that links the user to District Courts, Probation Offices, Courts of Appeals, Bankruptcy Courts, and Pretrial Services Offices for every state
Current headlines dealing with bankruptcy
- ABI Bankruptcy
American Bankruptcy Institute focuses on research and education relating to insolvency. This site shows recent bandruptcy headlines as well as a section dealing with what's new in bandruptcies and insolvencies. A section on legislative news is also included.
- Bankruptcy Overview
Cornell Law School's Legal Information Institute gives an overview of bankruptcy with links to Federal and State Material along with other pertinent references.
- Statistical Database
The US Courts website shows statistics on bankruptcy filings. Quarterly and 12 month statistics are available.
- Bankruptcy Basics (pdf)Published by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts in April 2004. This pamphlet deals with The Discharge in Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 (Liquidation Under the Bankruptcy Code), Chapter 13 (Individual Debt Adjustment), Chapter 11 (Reorganization Under the Bankruptcy Code), Chapter 12 (Family Farmer Bankruptcy), Chapter 9 (Municipality Bankruptcy), SIPA, and bankruptcy terminology.
- Bankruptcy FAQs
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Bankruptcy. This site explains that the answers given are "directly applicable only in cases filed" by their office in Arizona. Bankruptcy law is a Federal code but various state courts apply the standards differently.
- General Information from the Florida Bar Association
"Bankruptcy" Consumer Information provided by the Florida Bar. Alternatives to Bankruptcy, Types of Bankruptcy, How to file, Where/how to find an attorney, Your credit rating, and other general bankruptcy information is covered.
Bankruptcy Court calendars, opinions, forms, and other general bankruptcy court information.
- Bankruptcy Center
Bankruptcy Information for accounts receivable professionals. Contains links to Bankruptcy Laws, Bankruptcy Courts, State Laws, Bankruptcy Dictionary.
- Free Resources
Bankruptcy Information: Filing process, alternatives, general information about recent bandruptcy law changes, debt consolidation.
- Findlaw-Bankruptcy Law
Bankruptcy Information and links. Bankruptcy Law Expert witnesses and Consultants, Bankruptcy Law Jobs, Bankruptcy Law Documents, Briefs, Articles and Books. Also included on this site is a Web guide with links to Blogs, other web sites, Supreme Court Decisions, Journals, Newsletters and articles.
- HierosGamos Legal Directories
This site provides a brief written overview of bankruptcy and links to other bankruptcy resources.
This site provides information on business bankruptcy filings. A free news email service as well as a paid subscription service is also offered.
- Variety of Bankruptcy Links
Bankruptcy Law Links are provided by this attorney maintained site. Links include: American Bankruptcy Institute, LawMoose, Bankruptcy sales,
and information about how to proceed with the bankruptcy filing process.
- The Bankruptcy LawTrove
This site provides information on statutes, regulations, courts and cases, government and general resources, FAQ, and vendor pages.
- Lovett's Law Links
Five speciality Bankruptcy Law Links are reviewed and a synopsis of their information is given. Links include: Bankruptcydata.com, ABI, Insolvency Solutions (U.K.), Cornell Law School's LLI ,InterNet Bankruptcy Library
- Washburn School of Law
WashLaw provides bandruptcy links to Nongovernmental Internet Resources BankruptcyDAta.com, Findlaw, IBL), Primary Law (FindLaw, Ckode of Federal Regulations, US Code Title 11, US Code Title 12), and research guides.
- All Law Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy Site Listings by AllLaw. Links include ABI, BarkruptcyData as well as sites sponsored by legal firms with general and specific bankruptcy information.
- US Securities and Exchange Commission
This site explains Corporate Bankruptcy and what happens when a public company files for protection under the federal and bankruptcy laws.
- Directory - US Bankruptcy Clerks' Offices
Court Directory provides links to US Bankruptcy Court Web sites.
- Personal Bankruptcy Information and Law
From Court TV Legal Cafe's August 21st program on Personal Bankruptcy. Excerpts from the viewer call-in portion is made available along with FAQ and links to sites dealing with personal bankruptcy.
Provides information of business bankruptcy filings along with recent bankruptcy news.
- National Organization
National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
- New Jersey Bankruptcy Exemptions
Includes Info about the Affect of New Bankruptcy Laws
- News, Discussion Groups, Publications, and Law
Internet Bankruptcy Library Troubled Companies Resources
- An Overview to Bankruptcy Law for all 50 States
- Syracuse University College of Law Public Services Dept.
Bankruptcy Law Research Guide -(PDF)
- Title 11 - Bankruptcy
US Code Bankruptcy
- US Trustees
Fee Application Guidelines
- US Trustees Program, Bankruptcy Law Information
US Trustees Program
- A website Devoted Exclusively to Bankruptcy Law and Practice
American Bankruptcy Institute
- Zimmerman's Research Guide
Resource for Legal Researchers
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Bankruptcy Local Rules by State and District
This table provides links directly to the rules of each Bankruptcy District Court in all U.S. States and Territories.
Bankruptcy Courts and Codes
New Bankruptcy Law - Summary
Bankruptcy Laws (Compiled
by the General Services Administration)
Laws and Related Materials Compiled by the Legal Information Institute (Cornell
University Law School)
Bankruptcy Code (11 U.S.C.) and Its Effect on Collection
Bankruptcy Code (11 U.S.C.)
Bankruptcy Law Reform - New Bankruptcy Code
You Should Know" U.S. Courts for the District of Idaho
Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure
The History of Bankruptcy Court
Revised Statutes, title XXVII (Debtor-Creditor Relations)
New Bankruptcy Legislation (The Library of Congress)
US Bankruptcy Courts
This site is maintained by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. It contains general bankruptcy information as well as bankruptcy forms, interim bankruptcy rules, bankruptcy administrators, additional resources and links to Bankruptcy Courts.
US Bankruptcy Basics
This link for the U.S. Courts provides basic bankruptcy information relating to: Chapters 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, and 15. It also provides information about the general bankruptcy process, The Discharge in Bankruptcy, Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act, and Securities Investor Protection Act.
US Code Collection: Title 11-Bankruptcy (Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute)
US House of Representatives Title 11
Washington Revised Code, title 31 (Miscellaneous Loan Agencies)
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Debtor and Creditor Laws
International Bankruptcy Laws