Filing bankruptcy "How To" guides by State

Use these links to access self-help guides (pdf format) to learn how and where to file bankruptcy in your state. 

The states listed below do not have individual bankruptcy guides.  However, you can use the United States Bankruptcy Courts Site to find your local court house, to look up local filing rules, and download bankruptcy forms to file your own bankruptcy.

Alabama (N District)
Alaska
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Delaware
Florida
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois

Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Mississippi

Montana
Nebraska
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin