Bankruptcy    Information
Thank You For Visiting Free Bankruptcy Information

Washington 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.
For more Washington bankruptcy information also see:

 Chapter  Total  Consumer  Business
 Chapter 7  15,756  15,278  478
 Chapter 11  143  23  120
 Chapter 12  6  -----  6
 Chapter 13  5,920  5,820  100
 Total  21,835  21,121  714

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.

Links to other state statistics pages:

Northeast: Connecticut - Massachusetts - Maine - New Hampshire - New Jersey -
New York - Pennsylvania - Rhode Island - Vermont

Midwest: Iowa - Illinois - Indiana - Michigan - Minnesota - Missouri - Ohio - Wisconsin

Southeast: Alabama - Arkansas - Florida - Georgia - Kentucky - Louisiana - Mississippi - North Carolina - South Carolina - Tennessee

Mid-Atlantic: Delaware - District of Columbia - Maryland - Virginia - West Virginia

Southwest: Arizona - Nevada - New Mexico - Oklahoma - Texas

Mountain: Colorado - Idaho - Montana - Utah - Wyoming