Bankruptcy Statistics for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 Personal Bankruptcies by Year

Wisconsin has two of the 94 United States Federal Court Districts: the Western District of Wisconsin and the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Jurisdiction of the Eastern District of Wisconsin includes Milwaukee, Racine and Waukesha counties.

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin is located in the Federal Courthouse in Milwaukee. For more information about filing bankruptcy in WI, contact Milwaukee bankruptcy attorney Steven R. McDonald to get started with free consultation.

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Wisconsin Bankruptcy Statistics for 2017

In 2017 the bankruptcy filings for the Eastern District of Wisconsin were 12,334 total cases.

  • Chapter 7 filings: 8,146
  • Chapter 13 filings: 4,160

There were also some filings under Chapter 11 and Chapter 12.

Wisconsin Bankruptcy Statistics for 2018

From January through June of 2018 there have been 6510 total bankruptcy filings in the Eastern District of Wisconsin, with 4412 filed under Chapter 7 and 2087 filed under Chapter 13. By October there were 10,328 total cases.

Year to Date Bankruptcy Statistics for 2019

Starting in January of 2019, the Eastern District of Wisconsin has seen 10,328 bankruptcy filings.

  • Chapter 7 filings: 6,934
  • Chapter 13 filings: 3,527

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If you’ve recently become one of the many bankruptcy statistics, contact The Law Office of Steven R. McDonald. As a local bankruptcy attorney in the Milwaukee area, specializing in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, our Wisconsin bankruptcy law firm knows how to get you back on your feet faster! We walk you through the entire bankruptcy process as it unfolds, ensuring you understand your options and the next course of action throughout every step of the way.

With over 15 years of experience helping countless people file for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in Wisconsin, we are the local bankruptcy law firm Milwaukee trusts to have their best interest at heart.

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