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

Automated Computer Resources Inc., c/o Taylor, Messick & Tosti PC of 9302 Lee Highway, Suite 302, Fairfax, filed for Chapter 7 liquidation Oct. 14. The company listed assets as zero to $50,000 and liabilities as $50,001 to $100,000.

A.M.S. of Leesburg Inc. of 305 E. Market St., Leesburg, filed for Chapter 7 liquidation Oct. 18. The company listed assets as less than $50,000 and liabilities as $100,000 to $499,000.

Citizens Mortgage Corp., doing business as Citizens First Mortgage of 11130 Main St., No. 250, Fairfax, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization Oct. 15. The company listed assets as $500,001 to $1 million and liabilities as $1,000,001 to $10 million.

Maryland District

Greenbelt Court

O.I.M.C. Inc., c/o Paul-Michael Sweeney of 1010 Wayne Ave., Suite 1000, Silver Spring, filed for Chapter 7 liquidation Oct. 15. The company listed assets as zero to $50,000 and liabilities as $500,001 to $1 million.

Barefoot Construction Group Inc. of 15050 Buck Lane, Upper Marlboro, filed for Chapter 7 liquidation Oct. 18. The company listed assets as zero and liabilities as $1,319,000.

Adak Inc. of 11838 Rockville Pike, Rockville, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization Wednesday. The company listed assets as zero to $50,000 and liabilities as $100,001 to $500,000.

District Court

WPG Inc., t/a Washington Park Gourmet of 1819 L St. NW, Washington, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization Wednesday. The company listed assets as zero to $50,000 and liabilities as $100,001 to $500,000.