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Bankruptcy Case Filings Continue to Fall

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The Administrative Office for the U.S. Courts reports bankruptcy case filings fell 38.1 percent for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2021, compared with the year ending March 31, 2020.  The March 2021 annual bankruptcy filings totaled 473,379, compared with 764,282 cases in the year ending March 2020

Locally, filings fell 40.11 percent for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2021, compared with year ending March 21, 2020.  The March 2021 annual bankruptcy filings totaled 1,922, compared with 3,209 cases in the previous year.  Additional nationwide filing statistics can be found here.