Common Bankruptcy Questions and Answers

Bankruptcy is a complicated area of law which leads to confusion about what it is and how it works. Adding to that, there is something of a cultural avoidance of the topic of bankruptcy, and that discourages questions and keeps people in the dark. We want people to make informed choices about their financial life and to be able file bankruptcy knowing what is happening. To that end, we have assembled a list of questions our clients frequently ask us. We provide detailed answers in the links.


  1. What is bankruptcy?
  2. What are the types of bankruptcy?
  3. How much does bankruptcy cost?
  4. Do I have to list every person I owe money?
  5. How long does bankruptcy take?