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