Are you considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Hawaii? Although much of bankruptcy is governed by federal law, some bankruptcy-related information and law is specific to your state.
Below you’ll find Hawaii-specific information on filing for bankruptcy as well as articles on the various Hawaii bankruptcy exemptions. And for in-depth information on bankruptcy law and procedures, visit Nolo’s Bankruptcy Center.
Filing for Bankruptcy in Hawaii
In this complete guide to filing bankruptcy in Hawaii, you’ll learn about the differences between Chapters 7 and 13, the debts you can discharge, and the property you can keep using Hawaii’s exemption laws. It also explains how to qualify for bankruptcy chapters 7 and 13 in Hawaii, and includes checklists to help you navigate the process and organize bankruptcy documents, and links to a DIY bankruptcy quiz and other helpful resources.
The Hawaii Homestead Exemption
If you file bankruptcy in Hawaii, up to $30,000 of the equity you own in your home is protected from creditors. Here's how it works.