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