Vol. 7, No. 7, April 2005

Bankruptcy

[Updated 7/09/12]

 

Wex: Bankruptcy

In addition to a general overview of the law of bankruptcy, this website offers the full text of Title 11 of the U.S.C., as well as Title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 58, Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, official bankruptcy forms, and recent bankruptcy decisions. Links to some state court decisions and rules and regulations are also provided.

American Bankruptcy Institute

The American Bankruptcy Institute provides a comprehensive website with a news section providing headlines about bankruptcy from newspapers and press releases, and information about current legislative activity. There is an extensive library of bankruptcy court decisions searchable by keyword. The site provides information about upcoming conferences and a list of attorneys certified by the American Board of Certification. A look at what is covered in the ABI Journal is also available; however you have to be an ABI member to see the full text of the journal articles.

The Bankruptcy Law Trove

Created and maintained by the law offices of Warren E. Agin, this is a good source for the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, Circuit Court and Supreme Court decisions. Although much of the information is geared towards consumer bankruptcy, the site includes many links to other bankruptcy sources.

Corporate Bankruptcy

The Securities and Exchange Commission has posted this primer on corporate bankruptcy, focusing on the procedure, role of the SEC, and the impact on and protections for investors. It also includes links to relevant government websites.

US Bankruptcy Court - District of Massachusetts

This home page provides information on all aspects of filing for bankruptcy in Massachusetts, including court locations and contact information, fees, filing requirements, local rules, and forms. Notices of intended bankruptcy sales are also listed. A list of frequently asked questions provides answers about bankruptcy, the filing process, and the court itself. Amendments and rule changes are detailed on the site.

Massachusetts Bankruptcy Page

This site, provided by the Boston firm of Craig & Macauley, provides access to over 300 decisions available from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court - District of Massachusetts, by browsing or searching. Decisions are dated 1995 through the present. Sample pleadings in a bankruptcy case are also available.