Getting into a situation were you have to file for Bankruptcy can be a daunting task and it is important to know some information before you file. When you file for a Bankruptcy it should really be your last resort because after you have a Bankruptcy on your credit record it is hard to remove. Remember that it is not the end of the world to file for a Bankruptcy and sometimes it is the only option but it should be your last option.There are other things you can consider before filing for a Bankruptcy such as getting a consolidation loan. There are some great programs out there that can help you get a loan to consolidate all of your bad debt so that you can pay it once a month and it makes it easier to pay off.Also there are Government Grants that are available that can help you get debt free if you are in a bad situation. The nice thing about a grant is you do not have to pay the money back and that can really help if you have a lot of debt.Remember that the reason to file for a Bankruptcy is that you can get a fresh start but be aware some of the laws have changed and you can still be responsible for the debt you owe. It is a good idea to weight all of your options before filing because you may be surprised that you can get debt relief from other sources.