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The resources below can provide useful information about court procedures, rules and opinions. Also included are websites that track news and events concerning bankruptcy. For your individual circumstances, please consult with a bankruptcy attorney in Philadelphia.

Bankruptcy Resources

American Bankruptcy Institute
Bankruptcy headlines; courts and opinions; interactive newsletter; asset sales; conference information; legislative news; international bankruptcy news.

Commercial Law League of America
Source of professional services to the credit industry; news and analysis of bankruptcy legislation; Commercial Law Journal; Commercial Law Bulletin; info on attorney certification.

EIN US Bankruptcy News
United States Bankruptcy News – Media Monitoring Service by EIN News.

Comprehensive and reliable site that makes it easy to find legal information on the Internet.  Links to federal and state resources; links to professional services of interest to lawyers.

Legal Information Institute
Provided by Cornell University, a portal to extensive U.S. and international legal resource materials, directory of professionals.

LexisNexis Bankruptcy Law Updates
Bankruptcy Law Updates from LexisNexis; a legal database used by many attorneys.

National Consumer Law Center
Publishes materials about consumer issues from bankruptcy to creditor harassment to repossession and foreclosures. Much of the material is geared towards professionals in the field but they have consumer resources also.

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Tracks current legislation news and events concerning consumer bankruptcy, and offers resources to attorneys

Bankruptcy Courts and Government Entities Related to Bankruptcy

United States Bankruptcy Courts
Links to all U.S. bankruptcy court jurisdictions; explains many of the basics concerning filing bankruptcy.

United States Trustee
Provides information on how bankruptcy is administered, approved debt counseling providers and useful links to other sources.

Internal Revenue Service
This publication covers some of the federal tax consequences of filing bankruptcy.

United States Supreme Court
Our country’s highest court; includes court calendar and opinions.

Third Circuit Court of Appeal
A federal appellate court that covers several western states, including California; the Third Circuit is one of thirteen circuits; contains court calendar, opinions and rules.

United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
The bankruptcy courts in Philadelphia and Reading are a part of the District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  A party appealing a ruling by a bankruptcy court can appeal directly to the District Court.  This site contains calendar information, opinons, rules and procedures.

United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
This is the court where you initially file your bankruptcy petition.  This site will give you information about the court fees, calendar, local rules and court locations.

Arjont Group Law Office of Roger Traversa is designated by Congress as a debt relief agency. Among other things, we help people file for relief under the Bankruptcy Code. The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult a Philadelphia bankruptcy attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.