The 6 Types of Bankruptcy Chapters and What they Mean

Most people are only aware of the Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Chapters. According to the Bankruptcy Code of the United States however, there are six chapters in all, found at Title 11. By being aware of them all, you will be at a much better position to decide which chapter best applies to the situation. Chapter 7 Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the most basic type and the one commonly taken by many individuals. In a Chapter 7 filing, all the unsecured assets are sold off and the proceeds are used to pay off the Read More …