Chapter 7 Means Test

For whatever town or county you are in Connecticut, this Chapter 7 Means Test will work for you.

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Take the Chapter 7 Means Test Here

The chapter 7 means test is used to determine, based on your income, which type of bankruptcy you can file for; either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. We provide the test for residents who live in any of the Connecticut counties, namely, Fairfield County, Hartford County, Litchfield County, Middlesex County, New Haven County, New London County, Tolland County and Windham County as value may differ between them.

At times this test can seem complicated but if you take your time you'll be able to complete it. There is no time limit, and if you require assistance with this means test, feel free to contact us directly via our contact page for assistance or to set up a

100% Free and Confidential Consultation.

The bottom line is, if bankruptcy is not your best option, this test will tell you!


Begin the test by choosing your county below

Choose the county that you currently live in...


OR simply enter your Connecticut zip code to take the means test


How the test works

The results of the test are determined based on where you live.
To get started: Enter your Zip Code, and
Hit the "Submit Zip Code" button, and go!

Means test standards

This Connecticut Chapter 7 Means Test Calculator is based on the U.S. Courts Bankruptcy Official Form 22A-1 (rev. 12/14) using data derived from the current IRS Local Standards for Connecticut. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy provides no payments for 90 days, where Chapter 13 provides for 5 years of payments. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is only allowed in certain circumstances, varying by location.


What are the chapters of bankruptcy?

Atty. Dave Falvey explains each chapter in the bankruptcy code in the video below. Having a little background into each of the chapters will better quip you for taking the means test. This bit of knowledge will help you get your head around the initial bankruptcy process.


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