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