Bankruptcy & Debtor Assistance
Publications and Resources
Answer Instructions for Pro Se Debtors
Answer Form for Pro Se Debtors
Canceling a Reaffirmation Agreement
A reaffirmation agreement is a new contract between you and the creditor where you agree to pay a debt voluntarily that would have been discharged in your bankruptcy case. However, you have a limited amount of time in which you can cancel the agreement.
Chapter 7 Post-Filing Checklist
What you need to do after filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Checklist for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
What you need to gather and prepare before filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Credit Counseling and Financial Management Course Providers
Each debtor who files for bankruptcy is required to take two courses lasting 1-2 hours each, offered online or over the phone. One is required before filing, and the other must be completed after filing.
Downloadable Bankruptcy Forms (link directs you to Bankruptcy Court’s website)
California Bankruptcy Exemptions [April 2019]
Exemptions allow you to keep certain assets after bankruptcy. Here is a list of some commonly used California exemptions.
Bankruptcy Filing Fee Waiver
Bankruptcy Filing – Fee Waiver Application and Instructions
Free or Low-Cost Bankruptcy Help
Free Credit Report
Managing Your Student Loans
Instructions for how to manage your student loan debts.