COLUMBIA — Three years ago, 2,667 breach of contract and other kinds of consumer debt cases were filed in Boone County. Most were for things such as delinquent debts and rent. In 2008, that number leapt to 4,005, a 50 percent increase. Already this year, 2,042 more such cases have been filed.
Recession hits creditors, clerks at Boone County Courthouse
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