Debt Relief

Introduction to Bankruptcy Topics

These links are designed to assist an individual who has chosen to represent him or herself in the Bankruptcy process. If, after reviewing the material, it seems more prudent to consult an attorney to assist in the process, information is provided for seeking a bankruptcy attorney.

The Legal Information Institute of Cornell University provides introductions to numerous bankruptcy issues such as the bankruptcy prevention and the Consumer Protection Act, the different types of bankruptcy, and debtor/creditor information. The site also includes links to additional federal statutes and regulations.

Michigan Resources

Federal Statutes

Federal Courts

Bankruptcy Guides and Resources

  • Findlaw for the Public: Bankruptcy & Debt. Includes information on debt relief options, bankruptcy basics, forms, and resources.
  • The Virtual Chase: Legal Research Guide. Includes links to databases to research documents and bankruptcy filings by individuals and companies. Also includes a links to public records and journals.

Debt Management Resources

Mortgage Foreclosures

Finding an Attorney

State Bar of Michigan Lawyer Referral


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