A nonprofit that helps you file bankruptcy for free.

Bankruptcy can relieve your debt. Our free nonprofit helps you with the filing process.

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Upsolve's filers have cleared $162,625,987.16 of debt

How filing bankruptcy with us works:

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Generate your bankruptcy forms and get them reviewed by a lawyer for free.

Our free online tool asks you questions and generates your Chapter 7 bankruptcy forms. One of our lawyers reviews your forms before you get them.

  • Totally free because we’re a nonprofit. No paywalls. No hidden terms. Make a donation only if you want.

  • Mobile-friendly experience.

  • Designed and built alongside experienced bankruptcy attorneys.

A helping hand through the entire process.

Our free tool provides articles and videos for you every step of the way until you receive your discharge.

  • Access post-filing support articles written by experienced bankruptcy attorneys.

  • Receive text message updates after you've filed with the court.

  • Get e-mail support from our team.

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Upsolve is the largest legal aid nonprofit for bankruptcy in the United States.

Legal Services Corporation
Robin Hood
The Upsolve Team
Harvard University
Fast Forward

Upsolve is a 501(c)(3) legal aid nonprofit that started in 2016. Our mission is to help low-income Americans in financial distress get a fresh start through Chapter 7 bankruptcy at no cost. We do this by combining the power of technology with attorneys. Spun out of Harvard Law School, our team includes lawyers, engineers, and judges. We have mission-driven funders that include the U.S. government, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, and private charities.

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