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

Catalina Bay USA Inc.

7890 B. Notes Dr., Manassas, Va. 20109

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 05-12612-SSM

Date filed: July 12

Attorney: David Charles Masselli, 703-741-0402

Assets: Zero to $50,000

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

Largest unsecured creditor: Not disclosed

Prism Group Inc.

13000 Balls Ford Rd., Manassas, Va. 20109

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 05-12632-RGM

Date filed: July 12

Attorney: Kevin M. O'Donnell, 703-273-1900

Assets: $1,607,252

Liabilities: $3,586,165

Largest unsecured creditor: National Grange Bonding Co., $1,167,580

Facet Development LLC

7412 Layton Dr., Springfield, Va. 22150

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 05-12646

Date filed: July 13

Attorney: Pro se

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

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

Largest unsecured creditor: Michael Staring, $75,000

Etron Corp.

9639 Doctor Perry Rd., Unit 109N, Ijamsville, Md. 21754

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 05-25703

Date filed: July 12

Attorney: Stephen K. Carper, 301-694-9700

Assets: Zero to $50,000

Liabilities: $500,001 to $1 million

Largest unsecured creditor: Atlantic Distribution, $88,314

Maryland District

Greenbelt Court

Scrubnik Lawn Care Inc.

4621 42nd Place, Hyattsville, Md. 20781

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 05-25550

Date filed: July 11

Attorney: Constance M. Hare, 410-547-0300

Assets: $100,001 to $500,000

Liabilities: $100,001 to $500,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Advance Acceptance Corp., $36,864 ($13,500 secured)

District Court

K. Lounge LLC

2009 8th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20011

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 05-01041

Date filed: July 12

Attorney: John D. Burns, 301-441-8780

Assets: Zero to $50,000

Liabilities: $500,001 to $1 million

Largest unsecured creditor: Not disclosed

-- Compiled by Judith Mbuya