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Michigan Eastern District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics


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


Bankruptcy Type Q3-2011 Q4-2011 Q1-2012 Q2-2012 Total Percent Change
Chapter 7 8,224 7,421 9,193 8,138 32,976 -1.05 %
Chapter 11 3 3 6 5 17 66.67 %
Chapter 13 1,721 1,671 1,721 1,678 6,791 -2.50 %

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings decreased by 1%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings decreased by 2%.
  • Of the 39,784 consumer bankruptcies filed in the Michigan Eastern bankruptcy district, 83% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 17% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.






Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

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


Bankruptcy Type Q3-2011 Q4-2011 Q1-2012 Q2-2012 Total Percent Change
Chapter 7 216 174 175 159 724 -26.39 %
Chapter 11 36 41 63 54 194 50.00 %
Chapter 12 2 3 1 5 11 150.00 %
Chapter 13 17 17 23 17 74 0.00 %


Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 26%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings increased by 50%.
  • 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 decreased by 0%.
  • Of the 1,003 business bankruptcies filed in the Michigan Eastern bankruptcy district, 72% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 19% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 1% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 7% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.



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