Kansas Bankruptcy Law

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

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

Kansas Exemptions

100%
160 acres of farming land, or 1 acre in an incorporated town or city, or a manufactured or mobile home, if occupied as a residence by the owner or the owner's family

$20,000 (no limit for the handicapped)
One means of conveyance (vehicle)


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

Kansas Bankruptcy Courts

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

  • Kansas District

  • Kansas Filing Statistics

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

    Year - County
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2012 SEDGWICK
    1957
    1443
    514
    2012 JOHNSON
    1604
    1111
    492
    2012 SHAWNEE
    1045
    370
    673
    2012 WYANDOTTE
    810
    446
    363

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

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

    Year - Month
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2013 June
    760
    454
    305
    2013 May
    786
    513
    273
    2013 April
    857
    559
    298
    2013 March
    823
    555
    268
    2013 February
    488
    302
    185
    2013 Janunary
    504
    312
    191


    You can see more data by visiting the Kansas 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.