These firms recently filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court's local clerk of court offices.
Under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy code, a company is protected from claims by creditors while it attempts to reorganize its finances under a plan approved by the court.
In a Chapter 7 liquidation, a court trustee sells assets to pay creditors' claims. The company then ceases operations.
Eastern Virginia District Alexandria Division
1106 King Street LLC
1106 King St., Alexandria, Va. 22314
Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization
Case number: 09-11134-RGM
Date filed: Feb. 17