ExemptionsExpress The Guide to Exemption Options For Bankruptcy Attorneys
John R. Bates'
Purpose Of This Website
The purpose of this website is to assist the attorney for a debtor who is considering filing a bankruptcy petition to determine: 1. The sets of exemptions (federal, state, or choice of either) that are available to that debtor; 2. The territorial limitations, if any, there are on use of those exemptions; and 3. The statutory and case law supporting those determinations.
WARNING: 11 USC § 522(b)(3)(B) specifies that the protection to be given tenancy by the entireties and other jointly-held property in bankruptcy is determined by “applicable nonbankruptcy law.” Therefore, the rules upon which this website is based do not apply to such property.
DISCLAIMER: The information given on this website is intended for use by attorneys. It is provided as a service and does not constitute legal advice. It is an attempt to provide quality information, but no claims, promises or guarantees are made about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this web. As legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws, including the common law, are constantly changing, nothing provided herein should be used as a substitute for the research and advice of competent counsel. Also, no representation is made that the information provided is current as of any particular date.
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