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Bankruptcy Law

A guide to locating federal statutes, court rules, case law and secondary materials available in the UCLA Law Library and online.

Consumer Bankruptcy Resources

"Consumer bankruptcy" refers to bankruptcy relief for individuals who have incurred debt primarily for personal needs, rather than business needs.  Consumer bankruptcies are usually filed under chapter 7 or chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.

The Secondary Sources page in this Guide will provide an overview of the bankruptcy practice.

Additionally, below are several resources that specifically relate to consumer bankruptcy:

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