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Alabama Northern District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics


The Alabama Northern covers all of Northern Alabama. The court has offices in Birmingham, Decatur, Tuscaloosa, and Anniston, Alabama. For more information about this court, please visit www.alnb.uscourts.gov/northern.cfm. The court's address is:


Robert S. Vance Federal Building
Alabama Northern District Bankruptcy Court
1800 Fifth Avenue North, Room 120
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
USA
(205) 714-4002


Following are quarterly bankruptcy filing statistics for the Alabama Northern District Bankruptcy Court. These statistics are courtesy of the U.S. Courts website (www.uscourts.gov).

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

This table shows the number of consumer bankruptcies filed in the Alabama Northern district bankruptcy court from July 1, 2011 through June 30 2012.

Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 1,849
Q4-2011 1,640
Q1-2012 2,064
Q2-2012 1,810
Total:7,363
Percent Change:-2.11%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 2,432
Q4-2011 2,216
Q1-2012 1,862
Q2-2012 2,098
Total:8,608
Percent Change:-13.73%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 4
Q4-2011 3
Q1-2012 3
Q2-2012 1
Total:11
Percent Change:-75.00

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings decreased by 2%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings decreased by 14%.
  • Of the 15,982 consumer bankruptcies filed in the Alabama Northern bankruptcy district, 46% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 54% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.




Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

The following table shows the number of business bankruptcies filed in the Alabama Northern district bankruptcy court from July 1, 2011 through June 30 2012.


Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 83
Q4-2011 56
Q1-2012 64
Q2-2012 44
Total:247
Percent Change:-46.99%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 18
Q4-2011 8
Q1-2012 9
Q2-2012 17
Total:52
Percent Change:-5.56%
Filed Chapter 12
Q3-2011 3
Q4-2011 1
Q1-2012 1
Q2-2012 2
Total:7
Percent Change:-33.33%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 4
Q4-2011 4
Q1-2012 3
Q2-2012 2
Total:13
Percent Change:-50.00%

Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 47%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 6%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 12 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 33%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 50%.
  • Of the 319 business bankruptcies filed in the Alabama Northern bankruptcy district, 77% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 16% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 2% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 4% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.

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