Bankruptcy Income Guidelines Changing

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Bankruptcy income guidelines will change effective with cases filed on or after November 1, 2009. For one, two and three person households, the amount increases slightly. For four person households the amount decreases.

Here are the new Kansas figures:

  1. one earner household $41,357 (up $353)
  2. two person household $57,767 (up $1621)
  3. three person household $63,438 (up $193)
  4. four person household $72,610 (down $2016)
  5. add $6900 for each individual in the household in excess of four.

The figures are updated by the U.S. Trustee Program using data from the U.S. Census Bureau for median income based upon family size.

About Jill Michaux

Jill Michaux is a Kansas bankruptcy attorney with Neis Michaux Law Office. She and her partner, Mark Neis, are Topeka's only consumer bankruptcy law specialists. They are board certified by the American Board of Certification.

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