Bankruptcy Basics

What is Bankruptcy?

BK Basic Video The information found in this section serves as a general guideline to bankruptcy procedures. The Rhode Island Bankruptcy Court may not follow every procedure exactly as described here.   The local rules may contain slight variations and should be consulted for specific matters. 

Notice to Individual Consumer Debtor - Please review this form for a definition of the different bankruptcy chapters.

What you need to know about filing without an attorney: