Bankruptcy is not a dirty word. It is simply a business decision that is sometimes necessary. Did you know that Abraham Lincoln and Henry Ford both filed bankruptcy? You should not feel guilty about filing bankruptcy if you are overwhelmed by debt. Bankruptcy laws are in place for a purpose. The laws exist to help people like you get the relief they need. In 2012, there were more than 46,000 bankruptcies filed in the Orlando bankruptcy court. There are many advantages to bankruptcy.