Bankruptcy Rules - Bankruptcy rules and official forms; Bankruptcy Rules Committee.
Bankruptcy Statistics - The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts compiles statistics on bankruptcy filings for each quarter ending December, March, June and September. The fiscal year for the federal Judiciary ends September 30. The calendar year ends December 31. Quarterly and 12-month statistics are available approximately 2 months after the close of a quarter. Additional bankruptcy statistics are available on the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system.
BankruptcyData - Bankruptcy research reports, bankruptcy research center, bankruptcy courts listing, recent filings, bankruptcy news.
BusinessCreditUSA - Premier Internet business credit portal, offering free business credit ratings, full credit reports and customer opinions on 13 million businesses.
California Bankruptcy Forum - Educational and networking resources for bankruptcy and insolvency professionals in the State of California.
Enron Creditors Recovery Corp. - Sole mission is to reorganize and liquidate the remaining operations and assets of Enron following one of the largest and most complex bankruptcies in U.S. history.
Federal Judiciary - Publications, directories, news releases, updated vacancy listings, employment opportunities, and other information. Directory of all federal courts in U.S. at the Court Locator page.
PACER - The Federal Judiciary's centralized registration, billing, and technical support center for electronic access to U.S. District, Bankruptcy, and Appellate court records. See PACER Web Links for links to courts that provide case information on the Internet supported by the PACER Service Center. Courts that do not provide case information on the Internet may offer direct dial-up service. Also, check the respective court's homepage for this service at the Court Locator.
Secured Tranaction Law - Cornell Law School introduction and resources: A security interest arises when in exchange for a loan a borrower agrees, in a security agreement, that the lender (the secured party) may take specified collateral owned by the borrower if he or she should default on the loan. A security interest also provides the secured party with the assurance that if the debtor should go bankrupt he or she may be able to recover the value of the loan by taking possession of the specified collateral instead of receiving only a portion of the borrowers property after it is divided among all creditors.
U.S. Bankruptcy Courts - Official site. Federal courts have exclusive jurisdiction over bankruptcy cases. Bankruptcy cases cannot be filed in state court. Each of the 94 federal judicial districts handles bankruptcy matters.
U.S. Foreclosure Network (USFN) - A resource network serving America's mortgage banking attorneys. USFN is the largest not-for-profit association of law firms and trustee companies in the nation. Also see USFN e-Update, monthly, electronic mortgage banking industry newsletter designed to provide timely reports on current national topics and local servicing issues by region.
U.S. Trustee Program, Department of Justice - A component of the Department of Justice responsible for overseeing the administration of bankruptcy cases and private trustees under 28 U.S.C. §586 and 11 U.S.C. §101, et seq. It consists of 21 regional U.S. Trustee Offices nationwide and an Executive Office for U.S. Trustees (EOUST) in Washington, D.C. This site contains information about the United States Trustee Program and the federal bankruptcy system.
When Cities go Bankrupt - Information provided by The Third Branch News. Chapter 9 filings are not common. From 1991-2012 there were 217 Chapter 9 bankruptcies filed nationwide, with 20 filed in FY 2012. The majority of the cases have been for utility districts and not sovereign government entities. This map shows total Chapter 9 bankruptcies by district from 1991 to 2012. Learn more about Chapter 9 and bankruptcy basics on the United States Courts website.
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