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Alabama Southern District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics


The Alabama Southern covers all of southern Alabama. The court has offices in Mobile and Selma, Alabama. For more information about this court, please visit www.alsb.uscourts.gov. The court's address is:


United States Courthouse
Alabama Southern District Bankruptcy Court
201 St. Louis Street
Mobile, Alabama 36602-2919
USA
(251) 441-5391


Following are quarterly bankruptcy filing statistics for the Alabama Southern 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 Southern district bankruptcy court from July 1, 2011 through June 30 2012.


Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 354
Q4-2011 358
Q1-2012 390
Q2-2012 362
Total:1,464
Percent Change:2.26%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 1,029
Q4-2011 895
Q1-2012 789
Q2-2012 765
Total:3,478
Percent Change:-25.66%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 0
Q4-2011 1
Q1-2012 2
Q2-2012 3
Total:6
Percent Change:0.00

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings increased by 2%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings decreased by 26%.
  • Of the 4,948 consumer bankruptcies filed in the Alabama Southern bankruptcy district, 30% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 70% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.




Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

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


Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 10
Q4-2011 17
Q1-2012 17
Q2-2012 12
Total:56
Percent Change:20.00%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 11
Q4-2011 7
Q1-2012 10
Q2-2012 6
Total:34
Percent Change:-45.45%
Filed Chapter 12
Q3-2011 0
Q4-2011 0
Q1-2012 0
Q2-2012 0
Total:0
Percent Change:0.00%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 2
Q4-2011 0
Q1-2012 2
Q2-2012 4
Total:8
Percent Change:100.00%

Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings increased by 20%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 45%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 12 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 0%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 business bankruptcy filings increased by 100%.
  • Of the 98 business bankruptcies filed in the Alabama Southern bankruptcy district, 57% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 35% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 0% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 8% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.

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