Arizona Bankruptcy Law

Considering filing bankruptcy in Arizona? You need to understand Arizona bankruptcy law and exemptions.

As on overview we have listed some of the main exemptions, links to the federal courts serving Arizona, and some filing statistics for Arizona.

Arizona Exemptions

$150,000
Homestead, consisting of debtor's interest in real property used as residence, in a condominium or cooperative, or in a mobile home and land upon which it is located

$5000 ($10,000 if debtor physically disabled)
1 motor vehicle used primarily for personal, family or household purpose. (In case of married persons, each spouse may claim exemption, which may be combined with other spouses’ exemption in same property.)


This is just and overview and there is a detailed list of the Arizona Bankruptcy Exemptions.

Arizona Bankruptcy Courts

If you need more information about the Arizona Federal Bankruptcy Courts you can click on the link for your district.

  • Arizona District

  • Arizona Filing Statistics

    Here are the counties in Arizona with the highest amount of bankruptcy filings.

    Year - County
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2012 MARICOPA
    18884
    16404
    2422
    2012 PIMA
    3450
    2730
    686
    2012 PINAL
    1614
    1399
    214
    2012 MOHAVE
    965
    909
    56

    You can see the information for all counties by visiting the Arizona Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings by county page.

    Here are the most recently available statistics for monthly bankruptcy filings in Arizona.

    Year - Month
    Total
    Ch7
    Ch13
    2013 June
    2014
    1733
    272
    2013 May
    2274
    1996
    269
    2013 April
    2333
    2075
    255
    2013 March
    2204
    1929
    269
    2013 February
    1440
    1234
    202
    2013 Janunary
    1449
    1213
    230


    You can see more data by visiting the Arizona Personal Bankruptcy Filing Statistics page.

    If you have question about filing bankruptcy please visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page or schedule a free consultation with a local attorney.