Bankruptcy filings for the end of March 2015 were down 12 percent from the previous year, according to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. Total bankruptcy filings as of March 31, 2015 from the past twelve months totaled 911,086 compared to the previous 12-month period, which totaled 1,038,280.
Of the 911,086 filings between March 2014 and March 2015, 884,956 were non-business bankruptcy filings. More than 300,000 of those were Chapter 13 proceedings, 26,130 were Chapter 7 proceedings, 7,053 were Chapter 11 and only 354 were Chapter 12.
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