Kentucky bankruptcy courts can help you with your bankruptcy filing.

Individuals can file bankruptcy on US bankruptcy courts without having the assistance of an attorney. This process of representing yourself is know as Pro Se (Latin for "by yourself/for self/on your own behalf.") By choosing to represent yourself, you will be a PRO SE litigant.

Most courts have created Pro Se desks or self-help desks to help you with forms and instructions. Clerks may provide information and the appropriate forms necessary, but are prohibited by law from giving legal advice or assisting, drafting or preparing legal documents.

By choosing Do-IT-Yourself filers can save the money that would be necessary to hire an bankruptcy attorney. The cost to file on your own ranges from $200 to $400 Dollars. It will include filing fees, trustee surcharge, and administrative fees.

Unsecured debt such as credit card bills, personal loans, utility bills, etc can be filed under the bankruptcy law. Time of discharge is 3 to 4 months. Bankruptcy will remain on your record for 10 years after the date it was declared.

Corporations are not allowed to file bankruptcy without legal counsel.


Kentucky Eastern Bankruptcy Court - Community Trust Building 100 East Vine Street, Suite 200 Lexington KY 40507-1442 Mailing Address PO Box 1111 Lexington KY 40507-1442 Phone: 859-233-2608

Kentucky Western Bankruptcy Court - Gene Snyder United States Courthouse 601 West Broadway, Suite 450 Louisville KY 40202-2238 Phone: 502-627-5800

Kentucky Eastern District Court - Carl D. Perkins Federal Building 1405 Greenup Avenue, 3rd Floor Ashland KY 41101-7542 Phone: 606-329-8652

Kentucky Eastern District Court - United States Courthouse 35 West Fifth Street, 2nd Floor Covington KY 41011 Phone: 859-392-7925

Kentucky Eastern District Court - John C. Watts Federal Building 330 West Broadway, 3rd Floor Frankfort KY 40601-1922 Phone: 502-223-5225

Kentucky Eastern District Court - United States Courthouse and Post Office 101 Barr Street, 2nd Floor Lexington KY 40507-1313 Phone: 859-233-2503

Kentucky Eastern District Court - United States Federal Courthouse 310 South Main Street, 1st Floor London KY 40741 Phone: 606-877-7910

Kentucky Eastern District Court - Federal Building 110 Main Street, 2nd Floor Pikeville KY 41501-1163 Phone: 606-437-6160

Kentucky Western District Court - Federal Building 241 East Main Street, Room 120 Bowling Green KY 42101-2141 Phone: 270-393-2500

Kentucky Western District Court - Gene Snyder United States Courthouse 601 West Broadway, Suite 106 Louisville KY 40202-2238 Phone: 502-625-3500

Kentucky Western District Court - Federal Building 423 Frederica Street, Room 126 Owensboro KY 42301-3013 Phone: 270-689-4400

Kentucky Western District Court - Federal Building 501 Broadway Street, Room 127 Paducah KY 42001-6856 Phone: 270-415-6400

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