DefinitionsThe most common types of filings under the U.S...

Bankruptcies

January 04, 1999

Definitions

The most common types of filings under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code:

Chapter 7 -- Liquidation.

Chapter 11 -- Reorganization.

Chapter 12 -- Agriculture, family farm with other income.

Chapter 13 -- Adjustment of debts of an individual with regular income.

Recent filings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Maryland, Baltimore City:

Dec. 28

Earleigh Heights Shopping Plaza L/P, 2525 Riva Road, Annapolis, d/b/a Earleigh Heights Shopping Plaza, 160 Gov. Ritchie Highway, Severna Park, filed for protection under Chapter 11. Principal: Michael G. Foundos, general partner. Assets and liabilities are more than $100 million each.

Abbreviations

a.k.a.: also known as; c/o: care of; d/b/a: doing business as; t/a: trading as; n/a: not available; H/C: Holding Company; LLC: Limited Liability Company; L/P: Limited Partnership; J/V: Joint Venture; P/A: Professional Association; P/C: Professional Corporation

Pub Date: 1/04/99

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