ProPublica

Have You Seriously Considered Filing for Bankruptcy?

Have you seriously considered filing for bankruptcy any time in the last ten years?

ProPublica is working on a series of stories about the bankruptcy system. If you hit financial difficulties at any time in the last ten years and really thought about filing for bankruptcy, we want to hear from you. And we especially want to hear from you if you did not file — maybe because you couldn’t afford an attorney or you decided bankruptcy wouldn’t help. Whatever the reason, we’d like to hear it.

You can either text “hello” to 317-707-6371, or fill out the form below. You’ll inform our reporting on whether the bankruptcy system is providing help to those who need it.

We’ll keep you updated on what we find. If you have any other questions about the series or our work, we’re also checking our inbox at bankruptcy@propublica.org.

window.jQuery || document.write('') This form requires JavaScript to complete. Powered by Screendoor. // Uncomment this line and set it to the CSS class that your website uses for buttons: // FormRenderer.BUTTON_CLASS = ''; new FormRenderer({"project_id":"aly9am8Z1MMgytVy"});

More from ProPublica

ProPublica20 min read
Lawless
by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News Kiana, Alaska — Village Police Officer Annie Reed heard her VHF radio crackle to life in the spring of 2018 with the familiar voice of an elder. I need help at my h
ProPublica6 min read
Soon You May Not Even Have to Click on a Website Contract to Be Bound by Its Terms
by Ian MacDougall If you’re like most people, you’ve probably clicked “I agree” on many online contracts without ever reading them. Soon you may be deemed to have agreed to a company’s terms
ProPublica13 min read
At Chicago’s City Council, Committees Are Used to Reward Political Favors and Fund Patronage
by Mick Dumke The Chicago City Council’s Transportation Committee has an annual budget of more than $467,000 to cover expenses related to its work on legislation and government oversight. Bu