Lawyers are concerned that discovery is getting out of hand.
The masses of data that are part of everyday operations in modern organizations are generating ever-more complicated discovery demands, even in simple cases.
WASHINGTON – In a continuation of the downward trend that began in 2011, bankruptcy filings in federal courts declined during calendar year 2012, according to data released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
WASHINGTON – The Judicial Conference is proposing the first set of revised bankruptcy forms for individual filers in more than two decades.
WASHINGTON – Caseloads at federal trial courts increased slightly during fiscal 2011, while the number of bankruptcy and appellate cases dropped, according to recently released data from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
Published: November 16, 2011
Tags: Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act, bankruptcy filings
WASHINGTON – The number of bankruptcy cases filed in fiscal 2011, the 12-month period that ended in September, dropped 8 percent over the year before – the first decline since the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 took effect.
WASHINGTON – The number of people choosing to file for bankruptcy without the aid of an attorney has nearly tripled in the last five years – a rate of growth much higher than the overall growth of bankruptcy filings, according to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
Published: May 19, 2011
Tags: Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act, Bankruptcy Code, BAPCPA, CHAPTER 13, Chapter 7, filing fees, Poverty Guidelines
Bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2011 rose slightly when compared to filings for the previous year, according to statistics released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.