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Bankruptcy Filings Increase in January

Posted by Jeffrey Butwinick | Feb 23, 2023 | 2 Comments

According to Epiq Bankruptcy, compared to December 2022, every new filing chapter except Chapter 12 increased.  Epiq Bankruptcy is a division of Epiq, a global technology-enabled services leader to the legal services industry and corporations, and is the leading provider of U.S. bankruptcy filing data.

Last month's total filings represented a 5% increase when compared to the 29,640 total filings recorded in December. Total individual filings for January represented a 6% increase from the 27,911 total in December. Individual Chapter 7 filings increased 2% from 15,471, and individual Chapter 13 filings increased 10% from December's 12,393 total. Learn More

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