Bankruptcy: resources for more information

Bankruptcy Court Information

These websites can be helpful in navigating your way through the bankruptcy process:

1. U.S. Trustee’s Website- http://www.usdoj.gov/ust/
General information about the United States Trustee’s which supervise the administration of chapter 7, 12, and 13 under the Bankruptcy Code.

2. U.S. Trustee’s Website- Region 15 (Southern District)- http://www.justice.gov/ust/r15/index.htm
General information specifically regarding bankruptcy in the Southern District of California.

3. United States Bankruptcy Courts- http://www.uscourts.gov/bankruptcycourts.html
General information regarding the United States Bankruptcy Courts.

4. U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of California- http://www.casb.uscourts.gov/
General information regarding the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of San Diego. This sitemap makes navigating the site easier: http://www.casb.uscourts.gov/html/sitemap.htm

5. U.S. Code- Title 11- http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/usc.cgi?ACTION=BROWSE&title=11usc
Provides information regarding the United States Code, Title 11-Bankruptcy.

6. Cornell University Law School- Legal Researching Website- http://topics.law.cornell.edu/wex/Bankruptcy
A bankruptcy overview from Cornell Law School.

Bankruptcy Overview

These websites provide basic information and an overview of the bankruptcy process:

1. Bankruptcy Basics- http://www.uscourts.gov/bankruptcycourts/bankruptcybasics.html

2. Bankruptcy Basics (Videos)-http://www.uscourts.gov/video/bankruptcybasics/bankruptcyBasics.cfm

3. Bankruptcy Information Sheet- http://www.usdoj.gov/ust/eo/ust_org/bky-info/index.htm

4. Bankruptcy Rules- http://www.uscourts.gov/rules/bkrules.html

5. Bankruptcy Forms Manual- http://www.uscourts.gov/bkforms/bankruptcy_forms.html

6. Guidelines and Forms - http://www.casb.uscourts.gov/html/latest_forms.htm


For more information about bankruptcy, please see the other pages in this section:

  1. Basics of Bankruptcy
  2. Getting Started
  3. Pre-Filing Timeline
  4. Post-Filing Timeline
  5. Paperwork
  6. Chap. 7 or 13?
  7. More Information (you are on this page)

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