North Dakota Bankruptcy Law

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

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

North Dakota Exemptions

$100,000 (proceeds of sale of homestead are exempt)
Homestead of any person, consisting of lands & dwelling where debtor resides & appurtenances

$2,950 ($32,000 for vehicle modified for disabled owner)
One motor vehicle


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

North Dakota Bankruptcy Courts

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

  • North Dakota District

  • North Dakota Filing Statistics

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

    Year - County
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2012 CASS
    336
    280
    56
    2012 GRAND FORKS
    137
    126
    11
    2012 BURLEIGH
    112
    102
    10
    2012 MORTON
    48
    44
    4

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

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

    Year - Month
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2013 June
    62
    58
    4
    2013 May
    94
    84
    10
    2013 April
    93
    88
    5
    2013 March
    73
    71
    2
    2013 February
    60
    52
    8
    2013 Janunary
    58
    53
    5


    You can see more data by visiting the North Dakota 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.