The following videos were produced by the Office of the U.S. Trustee, a Federal agency who oversees bankruptcy law.
Understand the basics of the bankruptcy process. This video will give you an overview of the different chapters of bankruptcy law, the bankruptcy process, the relief you can obtain, and how to get help.
In this video you will learn about the three main chapters of Federal bankruptcy law; Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13.
Learn how to file a bankruptcy petition in Federal court, and about the requirement for credit counselling prior to filing.
See an example of a creditor meeting held before a bankruptcy trustee. Also known as a "341 Meeting," this meeting is a required step in getting your petition before the court.
Hear about the protections gained through discharge of debt, and about what the creditor class petitioners are required to take in seeking relief.
Factors to consider in deciding to represent yourself in a bankruptcy action or to seek professional assistance.
Hear from a bankruptcy court judge about what to expect, and the importance of accuracy in preparing your materials for court.