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Arkansas Western District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics


The Arkansas Western covers all of Northwest, West and Southwestern Arkansas. The court has offices in El Dorado, Fort Smith, Harrison and Texarkana. 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 Western 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 Western district bankruptcy court from July 1, 2011 through June 30 2012.

Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 879
Q4-2011 732
Q1-2012 869
Q2-2012 790
Total:3,270
Percent Change:-10.13%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 582
Q4-2011 458
Q1-2012 468
Q2-2012 476
Total:1,984
Percent Change:-18.21%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 0
Q4-2011 0
Q1-2012 0
Q2-2012 0
Total:0
Percent Change:0.00

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings decreased by 10%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings decreased by 18%.
  • Of the 5,254 consumer bankruptcies filed in the Arkansas Western bankruptcy district, 62% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 38% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.




Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

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


Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 28
Q4-2011 35
Q1-2012 33
Q2-2012 38
Total:134
Percent Change:35.71%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 6
Q4-2011 6
Q1-2012 4
Q2-2012 5
Total:21
Percent Change:-16.67%
Filed Chapter 12
Q3-2011 4
Q4-2011 4
Q1-2012 0
Q2-2012 4
Total:12
Percent Change:0.00%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 4
Q4-2011 5
Q1-2012 14
Q2-2012 5
Total:28
Percent Change:25.00%

Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings increased by 36%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 17%.
  • 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 25%.
  • Of the 195 business bankruptcies filed in the Arkansas Western bankruptcy district, 69% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 11% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 6% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 14% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.

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