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Washington area bankruptcy filings for the week of Dec. 20

Sunday, December 19, 2010; 6:18 PM

These firms recently filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court's local court clerk's 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

Farmville Group LLC

8018 Railroad St., Dunn Loring, Va. 22027

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 10-20336-RGM

Date filed: Dec. 10

Attorney: Pro se

Assets: $1,000,001 to $10 million

Liabilities: $1,000,001 to $10 million

Largest unsecured creditor: Not disclosed

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