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Bankruptcy FAQ’s

There are six types of bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy Code, located at Title 11 of the United States Code:

  1. Chapter 7 (a liquidation-style case for individuals or businesses)
  2. Chapter 9 (Municipal bankruptcy)
  3. Chapter 11 (a more complex rehabilitation-style case used primarily by business debtors, but sometimes by individuals with substantial debts and assets)
  4. Chapter 12 (a payment plan or rehabilitation-style case for family farmers and fishermen)
  5. Chapter 13 (a payment plan or rehabilitation-style case for individuals with a regular source of income)
  6. Chapter 15 (ancillary and other cross-border cases)

The most common types of personal bankruptcy for individuals are Chapter 7 and Chapter 13.


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Patrick D. West Law Firm, P.C.
4420 West Vickery Boulevard
Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Phone: 817-332-2600
: 817-989-6554
: 817-953-2792
Fax: 332-260-5817

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