Forum staff reports, Published January 13 2012
Minnesota bankruptcies (January 14, 2012)Chapter 7 is a petition to liquidate assets and discharge debts.
Chapter 11 is a petition for protection from creditors and to reorganize.
Chapter 12 is a petition for family farmers to reorganize.
Chapter 13 is a petition for wage earners to readjust debts.
Filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Bankruptcy filings from the following counties: Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Norman, Otter Tail, Polk, Traverse, Wadena and Wilkin.
Robert L. Nelson, 1825 9th Ave. S. #2, Moorhead, truck driver, Chapter 7, debts of $30,917, assets of $17,085.
Shannon Amber Benson, New York Mills, Chapter 7, occupation, debts and assets not listed.
Kasson D. Avery Jr., Ada, machine operator, Chapter 7, debts of $90,989, assets of $14,860.
Thomas J. and Cynthia D. Riewer, Perham, Chapter 7, debts of $281,041, assets of $406,676.
Laura Michelle Conger, 605 10th St. S., Moorhead, customer service representative, Chapter 7, debts of $69,228, assets of $14,202.
Bruce Wyatt and Laura Anne Johnson, also known as Bruce Welty-Johnson, Detroit Lakes, Chapter 13, debts of $141,991, assets of $92,381. Johnson is a corrections officer. Mrs. Johnson is a court reporter.
Israel R. and Jennifer Howe McKinney, formerly doing business as Kieran’s Contracting, formerly known as Jennifer Sauls, Parkers Prairie, Chapter 7, debts of $725,483, assets of $491,324. McKinney is a laborer. Mrs. McKinney is self-employed.
Marvin J. and Linda D. Elsaas, Elbow Lake, Chapter 7, debts of $559,346, assets of $763,767. Mrs. Elsaas is a payroll clerk.
Paul James and Catherine Renee Cronen, 2702 Rivershore Drive, Moorhead, Chapter 7, occupation, debts and assets not listed.
James C. and Deborah A. Quisberg, Osakis, Chapter 7, debts of $149,798, assets of $118,636. Quisberg is a laborer. Mrs. Quisberg is a care giver.
Aleicia S. Claassen, Alexandria, child care worker, Chapter 13, debts of $107,337, assets of $10,510.
Mark A. Nelson, Alexandria, machine builder, Chapter 7, debts of $32,040, assets of $6,860.
Joshua Cole, Lake Park, diesel technician, Chapter 7, debts of $232,827, assets of $174,895.
Raney C. Geiszler, 3016 17th St. S., Moorhead, mail service sorter, Chapter 7, debts of $43,189, assets of $96,457.
Sonja Lynn Thompson, Alexandria, bus driver, Chapter 7, debts of $131,592, assets of $124,066.