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Bankruptcy Filings Continue to Decline

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

According to statistics released by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, national bankruptcy case filings fell 1.8% for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2017, compared to the previous year.  This is the lowest one-year drop since a national decline reflected in the September 2012 statistical report.  In the Eastern District of Washington, filings fell 5.8% for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2017, which is the lowest one-year drop since September 2012.  Declines in the district’s case filings have ranged from a previous low of 7.02% in 2014 to a high of 14.76% in 2012.