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California Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

Reporting for different districts and for different bankruptcy chapters within districts is not always complete. All figures may not add up to the total reported.
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 Chapter  Total  Consumer  Business
 Chapter 7  101,497  96,678  4,819
 Chapter 11  1,264  216  1,048
 Chapter 12  11  -------  11
 Chapter 13  30,447  29,925  522
 Total      

 This Data Compiled From:

          TABLE F-2  U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURTS BUSINESS AND NONBUSINESS BANKRUPTCY CASES COMMENCED, BY CHAPTER OF THE BANKRUPTCY CODE, DURING THE TWELVE MONTH PERIOD ENDED DEC. 31, 2008
          (1) SECTION 101 OF THE U.S. BANKRUPTCY CODE DEFINES CONSUMER (NONBUSINESS) DEBT AS THAT INCURRED BY AN INDIVIDUAL PRIMARILY FOR A PERSONAL, FAMILY, OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSE.  IF THE DEBTOR IS A CORPORATION OR PARTNERSHIP, OR IF DEBT RELATED TO OPERATION OF A BUSINESS PREDOMINATES, THE NATURE OF THE DEBT IS BUSINESS.


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