Wisconsin Bankruptcy Law Blog
Attorney Steven Zaleski here to report the number of new bankruptcy cases filed here in Madison Wisconsin in the bankruptcy court for the Western District of Wisconsin. For the month of September 2017, court documents report that 300 chapter 7 cases were filed and 82 chapter 13 cases were filed.
It appears that Puerto Rico has become the first American state or territory in history to seek bankruptcy-type protection. Puerto Rico is proceeding under a federal law enacted last summer, “Promesa,” which is similar to Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection for municipalities. Apparently, Puerto Rico has $123 billion dollars of debt and pension obligations. In comparison, Detroit sought bankruptcy protection in 2013 to get relief from a purported $18 billion in debt.
The ABI reports that in June 2017, 362 new bankruptcy cases were filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.
The statistics from the American Bankruptcy Institute are in for the month of May 2017. Wisconsin bankruptcy filings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin total 417.
Here we have the total number of bankruptcy filings in the Western District of Wisconsin for March 2017…there were 494 cases filed. If you need a bankruptcy lawyer in the Madison Wisconsin area, call Attorney Steven Zaleski of the Zaleski Law Firm.
According to published statistics, there were 329 bankruptcies filed during the month of February 2017 in the Western District of Wisconin. Steven Zaleski, Bankruptcy Attorney, Madison, Wisconsin.
According to the American Bankruptcy Institute, there were 4363 bankruptcy cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. In December 2016, there were 346 cases filed. Attorney Steven Zaleski is proud to say that he filed a number of those cases in 2016 on behalf of his own clients. And now for 2017….If you are in the Madison or southern Wisconsin area and are over your head in debt, bankruptcy attorney Steven Zaleski is ready to help you!
On November 9, 2016, Attorney Steven Zaleski of Madison, Wisconsin, appeared as lead counsel in his fifth case before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The oral argument was recorded by Wisconsin Eye and can be viewed online through the Wisconsin Eye website. A decision is pending.
The September 2016 statistics show that 982 new bankruptcy cases were filed in the Eastern District of Wisconsin and 352 new cases were filed in the Western District of Wisconsin. Attorney Steven Zaleski
Bankruptcy filing statistics are in for May. It appears that there were 422 new cases filed in the Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin and 1241 new cases filed in the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The Zaleski Law firm files cases both in the Western District which is based in Madison and the Eastern District which is based in Milwaukee.