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