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Filing Without an Attorney

The information presented here is accurate as of the date of posting.  However, it should not be cited or relied upon as legal authority. It should not be used as a substitute for reference to the United States Bankruptcy Code (Title 11, United States Code) and the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, both of which may be reviewed at local law libraries, or to local rules of practice adopted by each bankruptcy court. Finally, this information should not substitute for the advice of competent legal counsel.

What is Bankruptcy?

The information found in this section serves as a general guideline to bankruptcy procedures and was written for use nationwide. The Eastern District of Texas may not follow every procedure exactly as described here. The local rules may contain slight variations and should be consulted for specific issues. 

Before You File

When You File


Filing Information

After You File

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