i would like to file to bankruptcy but i owe all my bills in a different state then i live in so do i file in the state i lve or where i owe the money

Asked on May 27, 2009 under Bankruptcy Law, Indiana

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Bankruptcy basics are here and can include federal components, as well.  There are conflicts of law issues here, too: what state's laws and what federal laws to use.  This is why you need a bankruptcy attorney.

https://bankruptcy-law.freeadvice.com/bankruptcy-law/federal-bankruptcy-exemptions.htm

https://bankruptcy-law.freeadvice.com/bankruptcy-law/1873/

https://bankruptcy-law.freeadvice.com/bankruptcy-law/

In terms of where and what you file, you really do need a lawyer.  At least consult with one in your state in which you reside.  Try www.attorneypages.com


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