Are you considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Georgia? Although much of bankruptcy is governed by federal law, some bankruptcy-related information and law is specific to your state.
Below you’ll find Georgia-specific information on filing for bankruptcy as well as articles on the various Georgia bankruptcy exemptions. And for in-depth information on bankruptcy law and procedures, visit Nolo’s Bankruptcy Center.
Filing for Bankruptcy in Georgia
In this complete guide to filing bankruptcy in Georgia, you’ll learn about the differences between Chapters 7 and 13, the debts you can discharge, and the property you can keep using Georgia’s exemption laws. It also explains how to qualify for bankruptcy chapters 7 and 13 in Georgia, and includes checklists to help you navigate the process and organize bankruptcy documents, and links to a DIY bankruptcy quiz and other helpful resources.
Georgia bankruptcy exemptions help you keep property in bankruptcy. Here are the exemption amounts.
The Georgia Homestead Exemption
If you file for bankruptcy in Georgia, you can protect equity in your home with Georgia's homestead exemption.