Filing Bankruptcy in Arkansas
[Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas]
Bankruptcy Chapters - Chapter 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 12, and Chapter 13
The following link will open a Notice that is required reading for individuals filing for Bankruptcy. Read it carefully and heed the "Read These Important Warnings" on page 3.
Notice Required by 11.U.S.C. § 342(b) for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy
The Complexity of Bankruptcy
Let me introduce you to a few websites so that you may see the complexity of Bankruptcy and education yourself with the U.S. Code: Title 11 - Bankruptcy.
The following link will take you to The United States Department of Justice, U.S. Trustee Program, Consumer and Creditor Information:
For those of you that may be considering filing for Bankruptcy protection in the State of Arkansas, the following links will be of particular interest:
Arkansas is within Region 13 and the local Assistant U.S. Trustee is Charles Tucker in Little Rock.
Garnishment is a legal process for collecting a monetary judgment on behalf of a plaintiff from a defendant. Garnishment allows the plaintiff (the "garnishor") to take the money or property of the debtor from the person or institution that holds that property (the "garnishee"). A similar legal mechanism called execution allows the seizure of money or property held directly by the debtor.