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