Kansas Bankruptcy Laws

Homestead

160 acres of farming land, or 1 acre in an incorporated town or city and is used as residence on the land.

Wages

The greater among 75 % of the earnings or 30 times the federal minimum hourly wage per week.

Jewelry

Ornamental and jewelry cost up to $ 1,000.

Automobile

One motor vehicle up to $ 20,000 which has no limit for the physically disabled.

Personal Assets

Personal properties which includes books, furniture, implements to run farming or husbandry business up to the amount of $ 7,500.

Total or Absolute Exemptions for

  • Household Furniture including food, fuel and clothing present at the principal place of residence for 1 year.
  • Specific Partnership Property.
  • Burial Plot.
  • United States Pension Benefits.
  • Funds and Benefits of Retirement Plan.
  • Funds and Benefits of IRA Investments.
  • Crime Victims Compensation Awards.
  • Unemployment, Public Assistance & Workmen's Compensation Benefits.
  • Liquor License, Club License, or Malt based Beverage Distribution or Wholesale License.
  • Luggage and Property seized for any non-payments.
  • Goods held on Approval of sale.

Court's Address

PO Box 1111, Lexington, KY 40588-1111

Court's Phone Number

859-233-2608

Court's Web Address

www.kyeb.uscourts.gov

Court's Hours

830am - 400pm (Monday – Friday)

Court Locations

Ashland, Corbin, Covington, Frankfurt, Lexington, Pikeville

Jurisdictional Counties

Anderson, Bath, Bell, Boone, Bourbon, Boyd, Boyle, Bracken, Breathitt, Campbell, Carroll, Carter, Clark, Clay, Elliot, Estill, Fayette, Fleming, Floyd, Franklin, Gallatin, Garrard, Grant, Greenup, Harlan, Harrison, Henry, Jackson, Jessamine, Johnson, Kenton, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lewis, Lincoln, McCreary, Madison, Magoffin, Martin, Mason, Menifee, Mercer, Montgomery, Morgan, Nicholas, Owen, Owsley, Pendleton, Perry, Pike, Powell, Pulaski, Robertson, Rockcastle, Rowan, Scott, Shelby, Trimble, Wayne, Whitley, Wolfe, Woodford

Judges

Hon. Joe Lee (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)P.O. Box 111 Lexington, KY 40588(859) 233-2814Hon. Joseph M. Scott, Jr. (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)P.O. Box 111 Lexington, KY 40588(859) 233-2814
Hon. William S. Howard (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)P.O. Box 111 Lexington, KY 40588(859) 233-2466

Clerks

Jerry D. Truitt (Bankruptcy Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court)P.O. Box 1111
Lexington, KY 40588(859) 233-2608

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