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New Jersey 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  18,327  17,630  697
 Chapter 11  335  41  294
 Chapter 12  1  -----  1
 Chapter 13  8,170  8,095  75
 Total  26,833  25,766  1,067

This Above 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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