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

Two Rivers Inc., doing business as Showhomes of America of 8361 A Greensboro Dr., McLean, filed for Chapter 7 liquidation Oct. 19. The company listed assets as less than $50,000 and liabilities as $100,000 to $499,000.

Model 1 Inc. of 8501-1 Tyco Rd., Vienna, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization Oct. 21. The company listed assets as $1,000,001 to $10 million and liabilities as $500,001 to $1 million.

CHHC Inc. of 105 N. Virginia Ave., No. 102, Falls Church, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization Oct. 22. The company listed assets as $500,001 to $1 million and liabilities as $100,001 to $500,000.

Capital Home Care Providers Inc. of 105 N. Virginia Ave., No. 102, Falls Church, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization Oct. 22. The company listed assets as $50,001 to $100,000 and liabilities as $100,001 to $500,000.

Capital Home Health Care Inc. of 105 N. Virginia Ave., No. 102, Falls Church, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization Oct. 22. The company listed assets as $100,001 to $500,000 and liabilities as $500,001 to $1 million.

A-1 Business Systems Corp. of 4605 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, filed for Chapter 7 liquidation Oct. 26. The company listed assets and liabilities each as zero to $50,000.

A-1 Cabling and Consulting Services Inc. of 4605 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, filed for Chapter 7 liquidation Oct. 26. The company listed assets and liabilities each as $100,001 to $500,000.

A-1 Telecomp Corp. of 4605 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, filed for Chapter 7 liquidation Oct. 26. The company listed assets and liabilities each as $100,001 to $500,000.

Maryland District

Greenbelt Court

Reliable Brakes & Muffler Inc. of 7 Henry Ford Circle, Waldorf, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization Oct. 22. The company listed assets as zero to $50,000 and liabilities as $100,001 to $500,000.

Abatement Environmental Resources Inc. of 1221 Caraway Ct., Suite 1040, Springdale, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization Oct. 25. The company listed assets and liabilities each as $1,000,001 to $10 million.

Prime Choice Gourmet Inc. of 3470 Olney-Laytonsville Rd., Olney, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization Oct. 27. The company listed assets and liabilities each as $100,001 to $500,000.

B&M Distribution Corp. of 4507E Metropolitan Ct., Frederick, filed for Chapter 7 liquidation Oct. 28. The company listed assets as zero to $50,000 and liabilities as $100,000 to $500,000.