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Arizona District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics


Federal bankruptcy courts for Arizona are in Phoenix, Tucson, and Yuma, Prescott, Flagstaff, Arizona. For more information about these courts, please visit www.areb.uscourts.gov. The court's address is:


United States Courthouse
Arizona District Bankruptcy Court
230 North First Avenue, Suite 101
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
USA
(602) 682-4000


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

Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 7,492
Q4-2011 6,010
Q1-2012 5,795
Q2-2012 7,197
Total:26,494
Percent Change:-3.94%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 1,207
Q4-2011 1,073
Q1-2012 913
Q2-2012 1,012
Total:4,205
Percent Change:-16.16%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 32
Q4-2011 28
Q1-2012 30
Q2-2012 23
Total:113
Percent Change:-28.13

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings decreased by 4%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings decreased by 16%.
  • Of the 30,812 consumer bankruptcies filed in the Arizona bankruptcy district, 86% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 14% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.




Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

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


Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 240
Q4-2011 223
Q1-2012 198
Q2-2012 210
Total:871
Percent Change:-12.50%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 68
Q4-2011 87
Q1-2012 112
Q2-2012 78
Total:345
Percent Change:14.71%
Filed Chapter 12
Q3-2011 2
Q4-2011 2
Q1-2012 1
Q2-2012 0
Total:5
Percent Change:-100.00%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 15
Q4-2011 10
Q1-2012 14
Q2-2012 19
Total:58
Percent Change:26.67%

Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 13%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings increased by 15%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 12 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 100%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 business bankruptcy filings increased by 27%.
  • Of the 1,279 business bankruptcies filed in the Arizona bankruptcy district, 68% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 27% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 0% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 5% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.

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