Are you considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in New York? Although much of bankruptcy is governed by federal law, some bankruptcy-related information and law is specific to your state.
Below you’ll find New York-specific information on filing for bankruptcy as well as articles on the various New York bankruptcy exemptions. And for in-depth information on bankruptcy law and procedures, visit Nolo’s Bankruptcy Center.
The New York Homestead Exemption
Here's what you need to know about the New York homestead exemption when filing for bankruptcy.
New York Bankruptcy Exemptions
Learn how you can use New York's bankruptcy exemptions to protect your home, car, and personal property in Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy using the homestead exemption, motor vehicle exemption, and more.
Filing for Bankruptcy in New York State (NY)
In this complete guide to filing bankruptcy in New York, you’ll learn about the differences between Chapters 7 and 13, the debts you can discharge, and the property you can keep using New York’s exemption laws. It also explains how to qualify for bankruptcy chapters 7 and 13 in New York, and includes checklists to help you navigate the process and organize bankruptcy documents, and links to a DIY bankruptcy quiz, and other helpful resources.