We are here to help you navigate the complex bankruptcy process. These two online courses will help you meet the federal government’s requirements for pre-filing credit counseling and post-filing debtor education. In addition, these courses will help familiarize you with all available options and assist you in understanding the details of the process.
Credit Counseling Course
Complete this course up to 180 days before filing for bankruptcy.
This course, Counseling in Motion, reviews your financial situation and explores the options available to address your debt.
After completing this course, you will be able to make an informed decision — on your own or with an attorney — about filing a bankruptcy petition.
After completing the course, you will receive a completion certificate that you will need to present to the court if you choose to file.
Debtor Education Course
Complete this course after filing for bankruptcy.
This course, Money in Motion, presents financial and budgeting topics to help you build knowledge and skills as you move toward a healthy financial future.
After completing the course, you will receive a completion certificate that you will need to present to the court before your debt is discharged.
- Bankruptcy Resources
Below are informational links that may assist you if you have filed for bankruptcy, are considering filing for bankruptcy, or just want to learn more.
- Summary of Consumer Bankruptcy Provisions of Reform Act by Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff
- Census Figures For Median Incomes
Note: The current IRS Financial Collection standards referenced by the Reform Act are also available at the above link.
- Interim Official Rules
- New and Revised Bankruptcy Forms
- News and Updates About the Reform Act
- State Exemptions
- Listing of State Administrative Expense
- Calculate Lookback or Lookforward Dates Online
- U.S.Trustee Program Official Web Site
- Means Testing Information and Charts
This Web site offers links to all federal bankruptcy courts.
- Notice of Domestic Support Agencies
- Notice of Domestic Support Obligation
- Bankruptcy Statistics
- American Bar Association
You can find a link to your local Bar Association by visiting the American Bar Association’s Web page.
- The American Bankruptcy Institute
This Web site is a good resource for information about the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
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