kansas city bankruptcy

30 01, 2014

2013: Bankruptcy Filings Drop — Kansas Bankruptcy Trends By County

2017-07-17T20:56:41+00:00 By |Bankruptcy Law Blog|

The total number of Bankruptcy cases filed in federal courts for fiscal year 2013—the 12-month period ending September 30, 2013—totaled 1,107,699. Based on these numbers, total filings have gone down by 12% since fiscal year 2012. These statistics were released  by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. As you can see by the below [...]

15 05, 2013

Where is a Kansas Bankruptcy Case Filed?

2017-07-17T20:56:47+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

Bankruptcy cases are filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, which is a division of the Federal District Courts.  Divorce, collection, probate and similar cases are filed in one of the 31 Kansas District Courts located sporadically throughout Kansas.  The three Kansas Federal Courthouses, which contain the bankruptcy courts, are located in Kansas City, Topeka, and Wichita. [...]

6 05, 2011

Can I file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

2017-07-17T20:57:06+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

The two chapters of bankruptcy utilized by most consumers are chapter 7 or chapter 13.    A case filed under chapter 7 will be a shorter case, where the trustee assigned is looking for nonexempt property to sell for the benefit of the creditors.  A case filed under chapter 13 will be open for 3-5 years, [...]

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