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California Central District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics

The California Central covers Central, California. The court has offices in Los Angeles, Riverside, Santa Ana, Santa Barbara, and Woodland Hills (Called the San Fernando Valley Division). For more information about this court, please visit www.cacb.uscourts.gov. The court's address is:


Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse
California Central District Bankruptcy Court
255 East Temple Street
Los Angeles, California 90012-3332
USA
(213) 894-3118


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

Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 23,347
Q4-2011 20,798
Q1-2012 21,699
Q2-2012 21,060
Total:86,904
Percent Change:-9.80%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 8,425
Q4-2011 7,296
Q1-2012 6,763
Q2-2012 5,826
Total:28,310
Percent Change:-30.85%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 91
Q4-2011 93
Q1-2012 98
Q2-2012 70
Total:352
Percent Change:-23.08

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 31%.
  • Of the 115,566 consumer bankruptcies filed in the California Central bankruptcy district, 75% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 24% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.




Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

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


Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 812
Q4-2011 720
Q1-2012 798
Q2-2012 698
Total:3,028
Percent Change:-14.04%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 193
Q4-2011 154
Q1-2012 166
Q2-2012 176
Total:689
Percent Change:-8.81%
Filed Chapter 12
Q3-2011 3
Q4-2011 2
Q1-2012 3
Q2-2012 2
Total:10
Percent Change:-33.33%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 58
Q4-2011 44
Q1-2012 48
Q2-2012 47
Total:197
Percent Change:-18.97%

Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 14%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 9%.
  • 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 19%.
  • Of the 3,924 business bankruptcies filed in the California Central bankruptcy district, 77% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 18% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 0% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 5% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.

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