Are you considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Louisiana? Although much of bankruptcy is governed by federal law, some bankruptcy-related information and law is specific to your state.
Below you’ll find Louisiana-specific information on filing for bankruptcy as well as articles on the various Louisiana bankruptcy exemptions. And for in-depth information on bankruptcy law and procedures, visit Nolo’s Bankruptcy Center.
Filing for Bankruptcy in Louisiana
Get state-specific information on filing for bankruptcy in Louisiana.
How to File Bankruptcy in Louisiana
Learn where to find information you'll need when filing for bankruptcy in Louisiana.
The Louisiana Homestead Exemption
The Louisiana bankruptcy homestead exemption allows you to protect $35,000 of your home equity.
Louisiana Bankruptcy Exemptions
The Louisiana bankruptcy exemptions allow you to protect certain property in Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy.