Orange County Bankruptcy Filings Rise in February 2012

For the past month of February there were 1,404 bankruptcy filings in Orange County. This number rose from 1,348 filings in January, despite February being a shorter month.

Compared to 2011, February bankruptcies were about the same, with 1,413 filings done in February 2011, a slight decrease of 0.6%.

For Los Angeles County, Febraury 2012 filings were 3,953. This was a decrease of 10.6% from February 2011 when there were 4,422 filings.

For Riverside/San Bernardino Counties, there were 2,852 filings in February of 2012. This was a decrease of 16.6% from February 2011 when there were 3,421 filings.

Overall, the Central District of California saw a decrease in filings of 10.7%, going from 10,968 filings in February of 2011 to 9,797 filings this past February.

If you have any questions about bankruptcy, please contact an Orange County Bankruptcy Attorney at 1st California Law Inc.