Ohio State Economy:

Ohio has a long tradition of manufacturing, including automobiles, and that continues to be a large part of the state’s economic engine. Other key drivers of the Ohio economy are Aerospace and Defense, Bioscience, Healthcare and Education.

Ohio Bankruptcy Court Locations

Northern District of Ohio

John F. Seiberling Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse
455 U.S. Courthouse
2 South Main Street
Akron, Ohio 44308

Nathaniel R. Jones Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse
10 East Commerce Street
Youngstown, Ohio 44503-1621

Southern District of Ohio:

221 E. Fourth Street
Atrium Two Suite 800
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202


Ralph Regula Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse
401 McKinley Avenue, S.W.
Canton, Ohio 44702-1745

170 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215


Howard M. Metzenbaum U.S. Courthouse
201 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44114-1235

120 West Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402


James M. Ashley and Thomas W. L. Ashley U.S. Courthouse
1716 Spielbusch Avenue
Toledo, Ohio 43604

Ohio State Bankruptcy Exemptions:

$145,425 of equity in one parcel of real or personal property (home, manufactured, or mobile home) that you or your dependent uses as a residence – 2329.66(A)(1)(a)
Personal Property
$500 of cash on hand or deposit – 2329.66(A)(3)
$4,000 of value in one motor vehicle – 2329.66(A)(2)
$13,400 of value in household goods, such as furnishings and appliances, up to a value of $625 per individual item – 2329.66(A)(4)(a)
$1,700 of value in jewelry – 2329.66(A)(4)(b)
Interest in one burial lot – 2329.66(A)(8)
$25,175 of value in a personal injury award received within 12 months of bankruptcy filing – 2329.66(A)(12)(c)

75% of wages – 2329.66(A)(13)(b)
In re Jones, 318 B.R. 841 (Bankr. S.D. Ohio 2005)
Private pensions – 2329.66(A)(10)(b)
Tax-exempt retirement accounts, including 401(k), 403(b), and profit-sharing plans – 11 U.S.C. § 522
IRAS and Roth IRAs – 2329.66(A)(10)(c)
State teacher retirement system – 3307.41
Public Benefits
Crime victim’s compensation received during 12 months before filing – 2329.66(A)(12)(a); 2743.66(D)
Disability assistance payments – 2329.66(A)(9)(f); 5115.07
Earned income tax credit and child tax credit – 2329.66(A)(9)(g)
Unemployment compensation benefits – 2329.66(A)(9)(c)
Vocational rehabilitation benefits – 2329.66(A)(9)(a); 3304.19
Workers’ compensation benefits – 2329.66(A)(9)(b)
$1,325 of value in any property – 2329.66(A)(18)
Spousal or child support, to the extent reasonably necessary for support – 2329.66(A)(10)(b)
Tools of the Trade
$2,550 of value in implements, books, and tools of your trade, occupation, or business
529 savings plans – 2329.66(A)(10)(e)
$5,000 in benevolent society death benefits – 2329.66(A)(6)(a)
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