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Chatham County, North Carolina was established through legislation introduced on December 5, 1770 to the Colonial Assembly. Chatham County, with a population of 60,052 (Census 2006 est.), boasts 682.85 square miles of gentle southern weather with four distinct seasons. Chatham was named for the Earl of Chatham in England, the ever popular William Pitt.

Chatham County, NC hosts a unique animal park, the Carnivore Preservation Trust, located just east of Pittsboro, which houses several wild animals, and has the largest captive population of Asian bearcats in the nation. If you’re looking for a five star hotel when in North Carolina you’ll find The Fearrington House Inn and Restaurant in Chatham to be one of only two in the state.

You may be considering the financial option of bankruptcy, a federal plan that allows debtors to divide assets among creditors and free themselves of financial obligations that cannot be repaid. In some cases, debtors can stay in business and use new revenue to resolve old debts. Chatham County is in the Middle District, with Bankruptcy Courts in Durham, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem. The court's official Web site can answer many of your bankruptcy questions. The Greensboro office is at 101 S. Edgeworth Street, Greensboro, NC 27401 (phone: 336-358-4000), while the Winston-Salem office is at 226 S. Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 (phone: 336-397-7785).

 

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