According to a year-end report on the federal judiciary filed by Chief Justice Roberts, 1,402,816 bankruptcy cases were filed in 2009.  This number represents 35% more cases than were filed in 2008.  The most dramatic increases were seen in Chapter 7 (up 45%) and Chapter 12 (up 47%) case filings.  Of additional interest is that the total business filings were up 52%.

If you’re experiencing financial distress either personally or in your business, you’re clearly not alone.  We would be happy to talk with you about the details of your situation to determine together whether a bankruptcy filing would provide you with relief. 

According to a year-end report on the federal judiciary filed by Chief Justice Roberts, 1,402,816 bankruptcy cases were filed in 2009.  This number represents 35% more cases than were filed in 2008.  The most dramatic increases were seen in Chapter 7 (up 45%) and Chapter 12 (up 47%) case filings.  Of additional interest is that the total business filings were up 52%.

If you’re experiencing financial distress either personally or in your business, you’re clearly not alone.  We would be happy to talk with you about the details of your situation to determine together whether a bankruptcy filing would provide you with relief.