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Arkansas Eastern District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics

The Arkansas Eastern covers all of North, East, and Southeastern Arkansas. The court has offices in Batesville, Helena, Jonesboro, Little Rock and Pine Bluff. For more information about these courts, please visit www.areb.uscourts.gov. The court's address is:


Old United States Post Office and Courthouse
Arkansas Eastern District Bankruptcy Court
300 West Second Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
USA
(501) 918-5500


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

Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 1,017
Q4-2011 829
Q1-2012 1,053
Q2-2012 930
Total:3,829
Percent Change:-8.55%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 1,179
Q4-2011 1,034
Q1-2012 955
Q2-2012 1,007
Total:4,175
Percent Change:-14.59%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 1
Q4-2011 0
Q1-2012 0
Q2-2012 1
Total:2
Percent Change:0.00

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings decreased by 9%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings decreased by 15%.
  • Of the 8,006 consumer bankruptcies filed in the Arkansas Eastern bankruptcy district, 48% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 52% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.




Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

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


Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 37
Q4-2011 33
Q1-2012 40
Q2-2012 15
Total:125
Percent Change:-59.46%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 3
Q4-2011 6
Q1-2012 6
Q2-2012 8
Total:23
Percent Change:166.67%
Filed Chapter 12
Q3-2011 3
Q4-2011 1
Q1-2012 2
Q2-2012 0
Total:6
Percent Change:-100.00%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 6
Q4-2011 2
Q1-2012 4
Q2-2012 4
Total:16
Percent Change:-33.33%

Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 59%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings increased by 167%.
  • 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 decreased by 33%.
  • Of the 170 business bankruptcies filed in the Arkansas Eastern bankruptcy district, 74% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 14% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 4% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 9% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.

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