Forum staff reports, Published March 16 2012
Minnesota bankruptcies (March 17)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.
Paul A. Mertens, Akeley, Chapter 7, debts of $250,980, assets of $91,377.
Denise Kay Stevenson, Breckenridge, Chapter 7, occupation, debts and assets not listed.
Debra J. Mertens, Akeley, Chapter 7, debts of $211,232, assets of $72,130.
Gail N. Gray, Deer Creek, Chapter 7, debts of $30,696, assets of $3,728.
Mary Ann I. Bearson, Carlos, Chapter 7, debts of $154,714, assets of $103,450.
Jamie Allen and Vickie Ann Schwartz, Alexandria, Chapter 7, debts of $468,103, assets of $306,468.
Lorraine Mae and LeRay Frank Stratton, Underwood, Chapter 7, debts of $210,538, assets of $217,835.
Rachel Kaye and Jeffrey Steven Kurys, Staples, Chapter 13, debts of $154,455, assets of $166,209.
Kurys is a computer technician. Mrs. Kurys is a paraprofessional.
Wanda Marie Stoneburg, Herman, Chapter 13, debts of $109,609, assets of $102,306.
David J. Host, Battle Lake, Chapter 7, debts of $157,199, assets of $10,410.
Jamie M. Macleod, doing business as Athletic Republic and Pass Performance Centers, 2708 Village Green Drive, Moorhead, occupation, debts and assets not listed.