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Municipalities that have filed bankruptcy

If you thought bankruptcies were limited to people and businesses, think again. Municipal bankruptcies are also included in the categories of bankruptcies. So when a municipality cannot pay its debts, usually they can and do file Chapter 9 bankruptcy. The following is a list of municipalities who have filed bankruptcy

  • Orange County, California in 1994

  • Prichard, Alabama in 1999

  • Moffett, Oklahoma in 2007

  • Gould, Arkansas in 2008

  • Vallejo, California in 2008

  • Westfall Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania in 2009

  • Washington Park, Illinois in 2009

  • Prichard, Alabama in 2009

  • Boise County, Idaho in 2011

For more information on bankruptcy law, please feel free to consult a Houston bankruptcy attorney at the Rashid Law Firm.