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Bankruptcy Law Research Guide:
Bankruptcy Self Help

Where can I get some advice online for filing pro se in Arizona?

The District of Arizona Bankruptcy Court has a site to assist pro se filers.

Where do I get bankruptcy forms online?

Official bankruptcy forms and instructions are available from the United States Bankruptcy Courts website.

Where can I find the bankruptcy law online?

The bankruptcy law is codified in the United States Bankruptcy Code.

Where can I find the Bankruptcy Court rules online?

The Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure are available from the Legal Information Institute.

For Arizona, the local rules are available from the District of Arizona Bankruptcy Court.

Where can I find more bankruptcy assistance online?

Check the Bankruptcy Resources page for more online links.

Law library resources

When using a resource, make sure the information is still applicable in light of the October 17, 2005, changes to the the law. Also, check the catalog or ask a librarian if there are newer editions of the works listed below.

Other resources

There a number of companies that sell bankruptcy form/kits on the Internet, bookstores, or legal forms stores. Before buying a product make sure it contains the most recent forms and filing information.

Other companies sell software for preparing bankruptcy petitions using a computer. Most of these software programs are marketed to bankruptcy attorneys and can be rather expensive. However, there are some programs that cost less than $50.00 and are designed to assist individual filers.

Page Updated:  6 November 2008