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Louisiana bankruptcy exemptions
Louisiana Bankruptcy Exemptions

FEDERAL BANKRUPTCY EXEMPTIONS ARE NOT AVAILABLE
All Bankruptcy law references are to Louisiana Revised Statutes Annotated unless otherwise noted.

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EXEMPTION

LAW PROVISION

HOMESTEAD

Up to $35,000, but cannot exceed 5 acres if the residence in a municipality, or 200 acres if not located in a municipality. As to obligations arising directly as a result of a catastrophic or terminal illness or injury, exemption is the full value of the based on value one year before seizure

 

20:1

Spouse or child of deceased owner may claim homestead exemption; spouse given home in divorce gets homestead

20:1

INSURANCE

Fraternal benefit society benefits

22:558

Group insurance policies or proceeds

22:649

Health, accident or disability proceeds or avails

22:646

Life insurance proceeds or avails; if policy issued within 9 months of filing, exempt only to $35,000

22:647

MISCELLANEOUS

Property of minor child

13:3881A(3), Civil 223

PENSIONS

Gratuitous payments to employee or heirs whenever paid

20:33(2)

ERISA-qualified benefits if contributions made over 1 year before filing for bankruptcy

13:388D(1), 20:33(4)

PERSONAL PROPERTY

Arms, military accouterments, bedding, linens and bedroom furniture, chinaware, glassware, utensils, silverware, (non-sterling), clothing, family portraits, musical instruments, heating and cooling equipment, living room and dining room furniture, poultry, fowl 1 cow, household pets, pressing irons, sewing machine, refrigerator, freezer, stove, washer and dryer to $5000; Motor Vehicle to $7,500; 1 firearm to $500

 

 

 

13:3881A(4)

Cemetery plot, monuments

8:313

Engagement and wedding rings to $5,000

13:3881A(5)

PUBLIC BENEFITS

Aid to blind, aged disabled , AFDC

46:111

Crime victims’ compensation

46:1811

Unemployment compensation

23:1693

Workers’ compensation

23:1205

TOOLS OF TRADE

Tools, instrument, books, pickup truck (maximum 3 tons) non-luxury auto and trailer, needed to work

13:3881A(2)

WAGES

Minimum 75% of earned but unpaid wages; bankruptcy judge may authorize more for low-income debtor

13:3881A(1)



Louisiana bankruptcy courts  Louisiana Bankruptcy Courts
See the list below for Bankruptcy Courts by District. Click on the District link to go directly to that Bankruptcy Court's web site.

BANKRUPTCY COURTS NUMBER OF COPIES
Eastern District
501 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Telephone: (504) 589-7878

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Middle District
707 Florida Street, Rm. 119
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Telephone: (504) 389-0211

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Western District
Shreveport Division
300 Fannin Street, Ste. 2201
Shreveport, LA 71101
Telephone: (318) 676-4267

Alexandria Division
300 Jackson Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
Telephone: (318) 473-7387

Lafayette-Opelousas Division
P.O. Box J 70571
250 S. Union, Rm. 205
Opelousas, LA 70570
Telephone: (318) 948-3451

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