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BKForum Census 2008 - Who Are We?

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  • BKForum Census 2008 - Who Are We?

    Let's find out who we are on this forum!
    2
    I am a female
    15.02%
    150
    I am a male
    10.11%
    101
    Age: 13-17
    0%
    0
    Age: 18-25
    1.30%
    13
    Age: 26-35
    8.21%
    82
    Age: 36-50
    13.01%
    130
    Age: 51-65
    5.91%
    59
    Age: 65+
    0.50%
    5
    I have not filed a BK yet; but I am going to
    10.81%
    108
    I have never filed for BK; and I don't intend to
    0.60%
    6
    I have already filed my BK (in process)
    9.51%
    95
    I have already filed my BK (discharged)
    6.21%
    62
    I have filed for BK more than once in my life
    2.40%
    24
    I filed for BK with an attorney
    14.41%
    144
    I filed for BK by myself
    2.00%
    20
    Our Mission Statement: BKforum.com is a bankruptcy resource site and an online community to comfortably discuss financial issues.

  • #2
    Interesting,
    Mostly female, baby boomers........... and retirement age folks......

    Most causes of bankruptcy's in this age bracket will fall under divorce, job loss, and medical bills as the major causes...
    Minny

    "It's amazing the paths that our feet sometimes follow in life".

    My suggestions are from "personal experience" and research only. Do not consider this as legal advice. Each bankruptcy case is different.

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    • #3
      Great Poll Lazar! I have made this a Sticky Poll. C'mon folks be sure to participate in this Poll it's anonymous, and will provide a good snap shot of "who" files for BK.
      The information provided is not, and should not be considered legal advice. All information provided is only informational and should be verified by a law practioner whenever possible. When confronted with legal issues contact an experienced attorney in your state who specializes in the area of law most directly called into question by your particular situation.

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      • #4
        The stats have changed..... now the average age is 26-35 females.

        Nice look poll................
        Minny

        "It's amazing the paths that our feet sometimes follow in life".

        My suggestions are from "personal experience" and research only. Do not consider this as legal advice. Each bankruptcy case is different.

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        • #5
          GREAT idea, Lazar - thanks! Will be very interesting to see how our forum member poll numbers compare to the bk statistics collected by US Courts - http://www.uscourts.gov/bnkrpctystat...uptcystats.htm
          I am not a lawyer and this is not legal advice nor a statement of the law - only a lawyer can provide those.

          06/01/06 - Filed Ch 13
          06/28/06 - 341 Meeting
          07/18/06 - Confirmation Hearing - not confirmed, 3 objections
          10/05/06 - Hearing to resolve 2 trustee objections
          01/24/07 - Judge dismisses mortgage company objection
          09/27/07 - Confirmed at last!
          06/10/11 - Trustee confirms all payments made
          08/10/11 - DISCHARGED !

          10/02/11 - CASE CLOSED
          Countdown: 60 months paid, 0 months to go

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          • #6
            Originally posted by lrprn View Post
            GREAT idea, Lazar - thanks! Will be very interesting to see how our forum member poll numbers compare to the bk statistics collected by US Courts - http://www.uscourts.gov/bnkrpctystat...uptcystats.htm
            yes, indeed would be interesting
            Our Mission Statement: BKforum.com is a bankruptcy resource site and an online community to comfortably discuss financial issues.

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            • #7
              Can we do a 2010 census now?
              Disclaimer: Young, NOT Dumb.(._.) The plan: $480 monthly for 60 months at 100%. 07/12/08
              Motion to Discharge: FILED!! 08/07/13
              60 down/0 to go \m/(*.*)\m/ 100% complete!

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              • #8
                Ok, I added my info.
                Hired Attorney 8/28/10 Filed Chapter 7 11/08/10 341 12/14/2010 Report of NO DISTRIBUTION 12/15/2010 Waiting for February 14 2011, date objections due.
                DISCHARGED and CLOSED 2/15/2011

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                • #9
                  Great poll,
                  Could you imagine being in the 13-17 age group and filing for BK? I wonder if that is even possible? LOL

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                  • #10
                    I believe one must be over 18 to file bankruptcy. Although, this is my first time and I cannot believe it would happen to me this late in life.

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