Arizona State Economy:

Key industries: Tourism, finance, transportation, mining

Arizona Bankruptcy Court Locations:

US Bankruptcy Court
230 N. 1st Ave., Suite 101
Phoenix, AZ
James A. Walsh Federal Courthouse
38 South Scott Avenue Ste 100,
Tucson, AZ 85701
John M. Roll U.S. Courthouse
98 West 1st Street, 2nd Floor
Yuma, AZ 85364

U.S. Magistrate Courtroom, AWD Building
123 North San Francisco Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Bullhead City:
Mohave County Superior Court
2225 Trane Road, Courtroom R
Bullhead City, AZ 86442

Arizona State Exemptions

HOMESTEAD Real property; an apartment or mobile home you occupy to $150,000; sale proceeds exempt 18 months after sale or until new home purchased, whichever occurs first (husband and wife may not double) 33-1101
Must record homestead declaration before attempted sale of home 33-1102

husband and wife may double all personal property exemptions

2 beds and living room chair per person; 1 dresser, table, lamp, bedding per bed; kitchen table; dining room table and 4 chairs (1 more per person); living room carpet or rug; couch; 3 lamps; 3 coffee or end tables; pictures, paintings, drawings created by debtor; family portraits; refrigerator; stove; TV, radio or stereo; alarm clock; washer; dryer; vacuum cleaner to $4,000 total  33-1123
Bank deposit to $150 in one account 33-1126(A)(8)
Bible; bicycle; sewing machine; typewriter; burial plot; rifle, pistol or shotgun to $500 total 33-1125
Books to $250; clothing to $500; wedding and engagement rings to $1,000; watch to $100; pets, horses, milk cows and poultry to $500; musical instrument to $250; prostheses, including wheelchair 33-1125
Food and fuel to last 6 months 33-1124
Motor vehicle to $1,500 ($4,000, if disabled) 33-1125(8)
Prepaid rent or security deposit to $1,000 or 1-1/2 times your rent, whichever is less, in lieu of homestead 33-1126(D)
Proceeds for sold or damaged exempt property 33-1126 (A)(5), (7)
INSURANCE Fraternal benefit society benefits 20-881
Group life insurance policy or proceeds 20-1132
Health, accident or disability benefits 33-1126(A)(3)
Life insurance cash value to $1,000 per dependent ($25,000 total) (husband and wife may double) 33-1126 (A)(3)
Life insurance cash value to $2,000 per dependent ($10,000 total) 20-1131(D)
Life insurance proceeds to $20,000 if beneficiary is spouse or child (husband and wife may double) 33-1126(A)(1)
MISC. Minor child’s earnings, unless debt is for child 33-1126(A)(2)
Property of business partnership 29-225

see also wages

Board of regents members 15-1628(I)
ERISA-qualified benefits deposited more than 120 days before filing bankruptcy 33-1126(B)
IRAs In re Herrscher, 121 B.R. 29 (D. Ariz. 1990)
Firefighters 9-968
Police officers 9-931
Public safety personnel 38-850(C)
Rangers 41-955
State employees 38-762
PUBLIC BENEFITS Unemployment compensation 23-783
Welfare benefits 46-208
Workers’ compensation 23-1068
TOOLS OF TRADE Arms, uniforms and accouterments you are required to keep 33-1130(3)
Farm machinery, utensils, seed, instrument of husbandry, feed, grain and animals to $2,500 total (husband and wife may double) 33-1130(2)
Teaching aids of teacher 33-1127
Tools, equipment, instruments and books (except vehicle driven to work) to $2,500 33-1130(1)
WAGES Minimum 75% of earned but unpaid wages, pension payments; bankruptcy judge may authorize more for low-income debtors