2008 Bankruptcy Filings

United States Bankruptcy Court - District of Vermont
Original Chapter Filings - Case Count Report
Quantity of Cases Filed between 01/01/2008 and 12/31/2008

 

Chapter 7 Business Debt   32  
    Consumer Debt   903  
        -------  
      Chapter Total 935  

Chapter 11 Business Debt   1  
    Consumer Debt   1  
        -------  
      Chapter Total 2  

Chapter 12 Business Debt   4  
        -------  
      Chapter Total 4  

Chapter 13 Business Debt   11  
    Consumer Debt   304  
        -------  
      Chapter Total 315  

      Grand Total 1256  

 

There are no consumer cases for Chapter 12. Chapter 12 is solely available to family farmers. By our definition, a family farmer operates a business as opposed to being solely a consumer.