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Bankruptcy Filings Continue to Decline

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Administrative Office for the U.S. Courts reports bankruptcy case filings fell 2.8 percent for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2017, compared with the year ending June 30, 2016.  The June 2017 annual bankruptcy filings totaled 796,037, compared with 819,159 cases in the year ending June 2016.  Locally, filings fell 3.53 percent for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2017, compared with year ending June 30, 2016.  The June 2017 annual bankruptcy filings totaled 3908, compared with 4051 cases in the year June 2016.