If behind on property taxes on property with a mortgage, that likely puts you in default on the mortgage itself. Chapter 13 can fix this.
One special category of future assets in bankruptcy is property from a divorce–either from a property settlement agreement or court decree.
Most of the time everything you own is exempt, meaning it’s protected in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. If not, Chapter 13 can usually protect it.
The U.S. Constitution makes bankruptcy a federal procedure. So why is the amount of assets you can protect different in each state?
Yes, you can usually file bankruptcy in the United States regardless of your citizenship status.
Some debtors can, but others cannot, choose between the federal and state exemptions. That’s because of a major political compromise.