Financial Education: The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Process

Financial Education: The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Process

July 10, 2020 0 By Alan Wenokur

Financial Education is part 7 of a 10 part series on Chapter 7 bankruptcy and will provide general information regarding bankruptcy under Chapter 7. 

Individual debtors are required to take a course in financial education subsequent to filing and prior to discharge. The discharge order will not be issued without a completion certificate on file with the Court. A list of approved financial management courses may be found on the court’s web site.

Contact the bankruptcy attorneys at Wenokur Riordan PLLC today at (206) 724-0846 to discuss your situation.


This article is intended to provide you with enough detail to give you a good basic understanding of the process, without snowing you under with too much information. Obviously, there are exceptions and nuances to just about everything described in this outline. The Bankruptcy Code, Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, and reported case law are the primary sources of information. All section references here are to the United States Bankruptcy Code, 11 U.S.C. § 101 et seq. All Rule references are to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure.