Thursday, August 13, 2009

Bankruptcies Up 35% Nationwide – 40% in Virginia Say U.S. Courts

In the 12-month period ending June 30, 2009, there were 1,306,315 bankruptcy cases filed, according to statistics released today by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. That is a 35 percent increase compared to filings for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2008, when cases totaled 967,831.

The Judiciary’s Third Quarter Filings

Third quarter filings, the 3-month period ended June 30, 2009, totaled 381,073. Filings for the June quarter are the highest of any quarter in fiscal year 2009 (October 1, 2008 – September 30, 2009). First quarter filings totaled 301,317 and second quarter filings totaled 330,477.

Circuit & District Court

 

2008

 

2009

 

Percent Chg

 

Virginia, Eastern

 

17,559

 

24,579

 

40.0

 

Virginia, Western

 

6,341

 

8,719

 

37.5

 

Read all data at U.S.COURTS

Posted By Valerie Garner

Categories: Finance

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