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The Bankruptcy Judges Division’s Public Information Series pamphlet provides basic information to debtors, creditors, court personnel, the media, and the general public on different aspects of the federal bankruptcy laws. The series is also designed to provide individuals who may be considering bankruptcy with a basic explanation of the different chapters under which a bankruptcy case may be filed and to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the bankruptcy process.

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download.gif (149 bytes)Bankruptcy Basics - For cases filed on or after October 17, 2005

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