When the debtors fail to pay back their investors, a bankruptcy situation emerges. In US, the bankruptcy is governed and controlled by bankruptcy laws. There have been changes in these laws with time. The most recent update to the law happened in the year 2005. This law was called the bankruptcy abuse prevention and consumer protection act. There are three main considerations where the renewal of law has been performed.
Individuals must attend the credit counseling section called as ticket in, six months before they apply for bankruptcy. There are means tests which compare your skill to evaluate your ability to pay back the unsecured debt. Before finalizing your bankruptcy, an approved provider will give you education on how to deal with bankruptcy and you have to attend this.