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State of Pennsylvania Economy:

 Pennsylvania is anchored by four key industries: 1) Agriculture; 2) Manufacturing; 3) Mining; 4) Services.

Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Court Locations:

Eastern District:

Philadelphia
900 Market Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19107

 

Reading
201 Penn Street, Suite 103
Reading, PA 19601

Middle District of Pennsylvania:

Wilkes-Barre
Max Rosenn U.S. Courthouse
197 South Main Street, Room 274
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Western District:

Pittsburgh
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
5414 U.S. Steel Tower
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

 

Harrisburg
Ronald Reagan Federal Building 
228 Walnut Street Rm 320
Harrisburg, PA 17101

 

Erie
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
U.S. Courthouse
Room B160
17 South Park Row
Erie, PA 16501

 

Williamsport
US Courthouse & Federal Building
240 West Third Street
Williamsport, PA 17701

 

Johnstown
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Penn Traffic Building
Johnstown, PA 15901

Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Exemptions:

Washington DC Homestead Exemption

Homestead
Pennsylvania doesn’t have a homestead exemption, but you might be able to protect your home equity if you and your spouse own it as a tenancy by the entirety, or if you use the federal bankruptcy exemption scheme.
Personal and Business Property and Wages
  ⦁ Clothing, religious texts, school books, a sewing machine, and uniforms. (42-8124)
  ⦁ Wages held by an employer. (42-8127)
  ⦁ $300 of property or cash (wildcard exemption). (42-8123)
  ⦁ Specific partnership property. (15-8341-8345)
Pensions and Retirement Funds
  ⦁ City employees. (42-8124, 53-881.115, 53-13431-13446 & 53-23561-23575.2)
  ⦁ State employees. (42-8124 & 71-5953)
  ⦁ County employees. (16-4716)
  ⦁ Public school employees. (24-8533 & 42-8124)
  ⦁ Private annuity, pension, or retirement benefits. (42-8124)
  ⦁ Police officers. (42-8124 & 53-761-776)
  ⦁ Municipal employees. (42-8124 & 53-881.11)
Insurance
$100 per month in insurance or annuity payments and life insurance or annuity proceeds (multiple conditions apply); group insurance policy or proceeds; accident or disability insurance proceeds; no-fault automobile insurance proceeds. (42-8124)
Public Benefits
  ⦁ Crime victims’ compensation (18-11.106)
  ⦁ Veterans’ benefits. (51-20012, 20048 & 20127)
  ⦁ Korean conflict veterans’ benefits. (51-20098)
  ⦁ Workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation. (42-8124)

 

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