Probably, assuming you don't have the ability to pay the debt. But if you are making a lot of money TODAY and could pay it out over time (or at least some of it), then the bankruptcy system wants to put you in a Chapter 13.
There is something called the Means Test that can help you predict whether or not you could file a Chapter 7, but generally speaking, if you are unemployed or make minimal money, you are going to be able to file a 7. If you are still making $10k/year (or even twice that), you're good to go with a 7.
Typically, you can visit with many bankruptcy attorneys at minimal cost. It's worth visiting with one. If the $30k is all with one creditor, it may be that a deal with that creditor is the best way to go.
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