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Find-A-Lawyer is the Colorado Bar Association's Online Attorney Member Directory. It is one way you can begin your search for a Colorado lawyer. The directory allows you to search by practice area, name, and location.
Find-A-Lawyer is the Colorado Bar Association's Online Attorney Member Directory. It is one way you can begin your search for a Colorado lawyer.
The directory allows you to search by practice area, name, and location.
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Bankruptcy is a federal, court-supervised procedure to provide relief from debts. Bankruptcy cases are filed in United States Bankruptcy Courts.
Federal district courts have exclusive jurisdiction over bankruptcies. This means that debtors cannot file for bankruptcy in state court.
Bankruptcy law is governed by Title 11 of the United States Code. Small business owners may choose to file for different types of bankruptcy: liquidation (Chapter 7), or reorganization (Chapter 11 and Chapter 13).
Small business owners contemplating bankruptcy should consult with an attorney before deciding to file under Chapter 7, Chapter 11, or Chapter 13.
Understanding the law and processes involved in bankruptcy can be difficult.
This guide’s purpose is to aid the public and Colorado librarians in researching bankruptcy law and related issues.
The guide identifies key areas and related resources, including both print and free online resources.
Please remember that this guide is not an exhaustive list of materials or resources.
Google provides an easy to use search engine for finding information on the Internet. For example, you could search for "Small Business Bankruptcy" to pull up some of the resources that are listed elsewhere in this guide. When using Google, or any other search engine, it is important to remember that you will find both reliable and unreliable sources of information. The following questions will help you evaluate the reliability of information you find online.