Bankruptcy Resources (external sites)

Our goal at Paolucci Bankruptcy Law is to help you make the best decision for your specific financial situation and well-being. We want to make your journey to becoming debt-free as easy-to-navigate as possible, and the information we provide is to help you feel comfortable making a decision, whether it's bankruptcy or another option that can make your life better, financially.

Below, we list some helpful third-party websites that we recommend if you're looking for additional information about bankruptcy. Sometimes it helps to read straight from a government site or other established entity that deals with bankruptcy and bankruptcy laws in Ohio. We hope you find these resources useful.

Bankruptcy Resources for the Consumer


Official Bankruptcy Forms
http://www.uscourts.gov/FormsAndFees/Forms/BankruptcyForms.aspx

List of Approved Mandatory Credit Counseling Courses (taken prior to filing) for Ohio consumers
http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/ccde/CC_Files/CC_Approved_Agencies_HTML/cc_ohio/cc_ohio.htm

List of Approved Debtor Education Providers (taken after your bankruptcy has been filed)
http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/ccde/DE_Files/DE_Approved_Agencies_HTML/de_ohio/de_ohio.htm

Common questions about credit counseling before bankruptcy
http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/ccde/cc_faqs.htm#consumers

Common questions about debtor education after bankruptcy
http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/ccde/de_faqs.htm

Determine the bankruptcy district in Ohio in which you reside
http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/ccde/docs/state_county_jd_NE-TN.htm#OH

Chapter 7 bankruptcy means test.
http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/meanstesting.htm

Federal information about the 2005 national bankruptcy reform.
http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/index.htm

General information about bankruptcy, provided by the government.
http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/ust_org/bky-info/docs/bky-info_english.pdf

Consumer information provided by the Federal Government.
http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/public_affairs/consumer_info/index.htm

The National Mortgage Settlement.
http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/public_affairs/consumer_info/nms/index.htm

Northern District of Ohio, The United States Bankruptcy Court. Serving Akron and Cleveland, Ohio and the counties within and surrounding.
https://www.ohnb.uscourts.gov/

Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee - Akron Office.
http://www.chapter13info.com/

Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee - Cleveland Office.
http://www.13trusteecleveland.com/

Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee - Canton Office.
http://www.chapter13canton.com/

Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee - Toledo Office.
http://www.chapter13toledo.com/

Avoiding foreclosure, information from the government.

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/topics/avoiding_foreclosure
http://savethedream.ohio.gov/

Avoiding foreclosure, information from Cuyahoga County.
http://cp.cuyahogacounty.us/internet/ForeClosureMediation.aspx

Federal Rules of the Bankruptcy Procedure.
http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frbp

Get updates on pending bankruptcy laws and legislation.
http://beta.congress.gov/

More about bankruptcy from Cornell University Law School.
http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/bankruptcy


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