Are you considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in South Carolina? Although much of bankruptcy is governed by federal law, some bankruptcy-related information and law is specific to your state.
Below you’ll find South Carolina-specific information on filing for bankruptcy as well as articles on the various South Carolina bankruptcy exemptions. And for in-depth information on bankruptcy law and procedures, visit Nolo’s Bankruptcy Center.
Filing for Bankruptcy in South Carolina (SC)
In this complete guide to filing bankruptcy in South Carolina, you’ll learn about the differences between Chapters 7 and 13, the debts you can discharge, and the property you can keep using South Carolina’s exemption laws. It also explains how to qualify for bankruptcy chapters 7 and 13 in South Carolina, 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 South Carolina Homestead Exemption
Here's how much home equity you can protect with the homestead exemption in a South Carolina bankruptcy.