Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Credit Building and financial counselors are not lawyers and should refer clients to lawyers for advice on bankruptcy and legal issues. It’s important for counselors to know the basics of bankruptcy.

  • Basics to Bankruptcy: Learn the basics of the 2 main types of personal bankruptcy and what to consider when meeting with a client.
  • Legal Aid Finder: If you have a client who is considering bankruptcy they can find legal aid by searching the Legal Services Corporation’s legal aid finder.