General information about bankruptcy Basic information about bankruptcy law, published by the United States Courts. A summary of the pros and cons of filing for bankruptcy, by the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA). Exemptions for California filers Current Dollar Amounts of Exemptions (EJ-156) for California debtors. Debtor education The United States Department of Justice site, with links to approved agencies providing credit counseling and debtor education courses. DebtorCC is a low-cost provider of required bankruptcy counseling courses: the cost is $14.95 for the first online course, and $9.95 for the second online course.