Are you drowning in debt? Filing for bankruptcy may be a legal lifeline that helps you wipe the slate clean and start fresh. There are a series of steps that California residents must take to file for either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Navigating these steps – and potentially paying for an attorney to assist with the process – might feel overwhelming. But don’t worry, there are FREE resources to help you understand your options, file for bankruptcy, and even get court fees waived:

Get help at a free consumer rights legal clinic

For more information about bankruptcy and help navigating the filing process, visit one of our Free Consumer Rights Legal Clinics. In San Francisco, clinics are held on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Some are in-person, and others are remote. See a calendar of upcoming clinics here. Call (415) 982-1300 to reserve your spot.

Get free bankruptcy help online

Upsolve is a nonprofit legal services organization that helps you file bankruptcy for free. Visit Upsolve to see if you qualify, and to get a step-by-step guide to the California Chapter 7 bankruptcy process.