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Bankruptcy Resources


Wyoming Bankruptcy Court

If you decide to file for bankruptcy in Wyoming, and you are filing “pro se” (meaning that you will file by yourself and you do not have a lawyer) you should start by reading the following guide provided by the Wyoming Bankruptcy Court:

Bankruptcy Guide for Filing Without an Attorney (from the Wyoming Bankruptcy Court site).

The Wyoming Bankruptcy Court provides additional information for filing without a lawyer.

Upcoming Classes & Programs

Find a Do-It-Yourself seminar or a local law night clinic. 

Find A Lawyer

There are attorneys who specialize in Bankruptcy Law.  Click the link above to learn more about finding a legal aid or private attorney. 

Bankruptcy Basics

Basic information for debtors, creditors, court personnel, the media, and the general public on different aspects of the federal bankruptcy laws from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, including videos

Bankruptcy Overview

These handouts provide an overview of the Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy:

Wyoming Exemptions

Major exemptions in Wyoming.

Creditor's Meeting

You can watch a typical creditor's meeting here (this link is from YouTube). 

Means Test Information

Information from the U.S. Trustee regarding the means test form and links to Census Bureau and the Internal Revenue Service resources for data needed to complete the form.

Credit Counseling

Information from the U.S. Trustee regarding pre-petition credit counseling and a list of approved credit counseling agencies.

Financial Management (Debtor Education)

Information from the U.S. Trustee regarding personal financial management instructional courses (debtor education) and a list of approved debtor education providers.

Chapter 7 Fee Waiver Eligibility Guidelines

You may be able to waive the bankruptcy filing fee if you meet eligiblity guidelines.

U.S. Bankruptcy Code

Title 11 of the United States Code

Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

 

Local Rules of the Wyoming Bankruptcy Court

 

Wyoming Statutes

The link above will take you to the Wyoming Statutes online.  Your local county library also has print versions of Wyoming statutes and rules.  The print set includes references to additional relevant Wyoming materials which you may find useful.  This is a list of bankruptcy exemptions found in the Wyoming Statutes.

Community Resources In Your County

A list of community resources by county and by topic.