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Debtor’s Education Course is required to complete your bankruptcy.

If you do not complete the Debtor’s Education Course and obtain a Pre-Discharge Education certificate your bankruptcy discharge may be denied by the court.

Debtor’s Education Course is required for your bankruptcy discharge.


In order to complete your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing and receive a discharge, you must:

  1. Complete a Debtor’s Education Course AND
  2. Obtain a Pre-Discharge Education certificate

You may contact one of the agencies below to complete the course and obtain your certificate. The agency fee and payment methods accepted are available on the agency website or by calling their toll-free number.

GreenPath Debt Solutions
(888) 860-4220 FREE
www.greenpathbk.com

Jane Jolley & Partners
(888) 533-3423 FREE
www.jjandpartners.com

CredAbility
(800) 251-2227 FREE
www.credability.org

Dave Ramsey's Debtor Education
online only
www.daveramsey.com/debtor-education/

Sage Personal Finance
(800) 516-2759 FREE
www.sagepf.com

Boleman Law Firm does not endorse any of the above agencies. You may use other agencies to obtain your pre-discharge certificate. Click here for a full list of providers approved by the U.S. Trustee:  http://www.justice.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/ccde/DE_Files/DE_Approved_Agencies_HTML/de_virginia/de_virginia.htm.

Boleman Law is Virginia’s largest consumer bankruptcy law firm with 17 skilled, experienced bankruptcy attorneys. Since 1991 we have helped more than 106,000 Virginians regain their financial health.

We will help you.


Mark C. Leffler

Mark Leffler, Chief Counsel and Shareholder, joined Boleman Law Firm in 2000 after practicing real estate, business litigation and corporate formation law. He is an author, editor and frequently a featured speaker on consumer bankruptcy matters.

He is co-author of, “Bankruptcy Practice in Virginia”, a Virginia CLE Publication,  Editor, Virginia State Bar Bankruptcy Section’s Bankruptcy Law News and Panelist at the annual conferences of the National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees.

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Richmond, VA 23227
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Virginia Beach, VA 23452
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Hampton, VA 23669
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