The author adresses the first issues confronted by the courts while considering consumer bankrupty cases. THe following questions are analysed in the article: what summ of money is enough to finance the expenses of conducting a consumer bankruptcy case; when can a court introduce the procedure of debtor's property selling passing the debt restructuring procedure; setting the order of property allienation when the debtor is married; on the applicability of point 3 of article 137 of the Federal Law of 26/10/2002 # 137-FZ "On Insolvency (Bankruptcy)" in the process of determining the priority of creditors' claims.
The article is devoted to the analysis of the essential issues of concern in the field of regulation of the legal status of a physical person involved in the insolvency proceeding as a debtor or declared insolvent. The authors examine legal developments introduced by the Law No 154-FZ with relation to applicability within the system of current legal regulation of the status of a natural person in complex. Also the article is intended to reveal the situations necessitating detailed regulation, to compare peculiarities of the legal status of an individual entrepreneur and a person not involved in business.