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Chapter 13 Bankruptcies Post 27% Increase YoY

“With inflation increasing the costs of goods and services, and with interest rates rising, families and businesses have been presented with tough financial decisions,” said ABI Executive Director Amy Quackenboss.

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Summer Ends Amid Rising Bankruptcies

Epiq, an Atlanta-based provider of intelligence to the legal services industry, has released its August 2022 bankruptcy filing statistics from its new Bankruptcy Analytics platform which found that filings increased by 10% since last year representing 35,276 filings of all types, up ...

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July Bankruptcies Fall 5% YoY

Epiq, an Atlanta-based provider of intelligence to the legal services industry, has released its July 2022 bankruptcy filing statistics from its new Bankruptcy Analytics platform which found that filings decreased by 4.0% last month representing 30,848 filings of all types, ...

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Total Bankruptcies Down 10% YoY

Epiq, an Atlanta-based provider of intelligence to the legal services industry, has released its May 2022 bankruptcy filing statistics from its new Bankruptcy Analytics platform which found that filings decreased by 3.74% last month representing 31,314 cases 32,508 filings of ...

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Bankruptcies Down Over 20% YoY

Epiq, an Atlanta-based provider of intelligence to the legal services industry, has released its April 2022 bankruptcy filing statistics from its new Bankruptcy Analytics platform which found that filings decreased by 10% last month representing 32,508 filings of all types, down ...

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Bankruptcies Tick Up for Second Month

Epiq, an Atlanta-based provider of intelligence to the legal services industry, has released its February 2022 bankruptcy filing statistics from its new Bankruptcy Analytics platform which found that filings increased by 3.2% last month representing 26,985 filings of all types, up from ...

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Bankruptcies Continue Downward Trend

Epiq, an Atlanta-based provider of intelligence to the legal services industry, has released its January 2021 bankruptcy filing statistics from its AACER subsidiary which found that filings declined by 6.4% last month representing 26,194 filings of all types, down from the 27,957 seen ...

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Supreme Court Outlaws Chapter 7 ‘Stripping Off’ of Second Mortgages

Bank of America appealed the bankruptcy judge's ruling for the two cases, but the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upheld the bankruptcy court's decision in May 2014, going against the Dewsnup ruling by saying that decision did not apply when the collateral on a junior lien (second mortgage) did not have sufficient enough value. The bank subsequently appealed the 11th Circuit Court's ruling.

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