Do I have to list the amount of money I owe my creditors?

3,334 families filed bankruptcy using Upsolve.

Written by Jonathan Petts, Esq.  
Updated May 16, 2019

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You should do your best to list the amount of money you owe all of your creditors. But you don't have to worry about getting this number exactly right. What matters is that you list all their NAMES. 

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Upsolve is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that started in 2016. Our mission is to help low-income families who cannot afford lawyers file bankruptcy for free, using an online web app. Spun out of Harvard Law School, our team includes lawyers, engineers, and judges. We have world-class funders that include the U.S. government, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, and leading foundations. It's one of the greatest civil rights injustices of our time that low-income families can’t access their basic rights when they can’t afford to pay for help. Combining direct services and advocacy, we’re fighting this injustice.

To learn more, read why we started Upsolve in 2016, our reviews from past users, and our press coverage from places like the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

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