Indiana Bankruptcy Law

Considering filing bankruptcy in Indiana? You need to understand Indiana bankruptcy law and exemptions.

As on overview we have listed some of the main exemptions, links to the federal courts serving Indiana, and some filing statistics for Indiana.

Indiana Exemptions

$17,600 (Exemption may be used individually by joint debtors if property held by entireties)
Real estate or personal property constituting personal or family residence of domiciled debtor


This is just and overview and there is a detailed list of the Indiana Bankruptcy Exemptions.

Indiana Bankruptcy Courts

If you need more information about the Indiana Federal Bankruptcy Courts you can click on the link for your district.

  • Indiana Northern District
  • Indiana Southern District

  • Indiana Filing Statistics

    Here are the counties in Indiana with the highest amount of bankruptcy filings.

    Year - County
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2012 MARION
    6107
    4325
    1781
    2012 HAMILTON
    1264
    882
    381
    2012 MADISON
    1002
    821
    181
    2012 VANDERBURGH
    960
    744
    216

    You can see the information for all counties by visiting the Indiana Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings by county page.

    Here are the most recently available statistics for monthly bankruptcy filings in Indiana.

    Year - Month
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2013 June
    3257
    2402
    854
    2013 May
    3206
    2428
    778
    2013 April
    3496
    2715
    781
    2013 March
    3623
    2844
    779
    2013 February
    2260
    1577
    683
    2013 Janunary
    2029
    1255
    769


    You can see more data by visiting the Indiana Personal Bankruptcy Filing Statistics page.

    If you have question about filing bankruptcy please visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page or schedule a free consultation with a local attorney.