Basics (guide) is designed to provide
basic information to debtors, creditors,
the media, and the general public on
different aspects of the federal bankruptcy
laws. It also provides individuals who
maybe considering bankruptcy with a
basic explanation of the different chapters
under which a bankruptcy case may be
filed and to answer some common questions
about the bankruptcy process.
Bankruptcy Basics video includes the
following information: What is bankruptcy,
Alternatives to bankruptcy, Types of
bankruptcy, What Bankruptcy does NOT
wipe out, Examples of property you may
exempt, How do I file a bankruptcy case,
Meeting of creditors, Bankruptcy crimes,
Court hearings, Discharge, Do I need
a lawyer, How do I find a lawyer and
Online resources for consumer debtors.
A DVD copy
of the video may be viewed, without
charge, at all of the federal courthouses
in the Middle District of Florida.
The Bankruptcy Basics
videos above may contain information
that pertains only to the Middle District
To play the video, click
the box/button above
(another browser will appear - press
the play button to begin the the video).
Due to the length and quality of the
video, a high-speed Internet connection
such as a cable modem or DSL is necessary.
The U.S. Courts website
also offers the Bankruptcy Basics video
in nine sections streaming online.