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.

Maryland District
Greenbelt

Sea-Lantro LLC

11271 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, Md. 20904

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 13-15659

Date filed: April 1

Attorney: Roberto Allen, 301-861-0202

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: $50,001 to $100,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Saul Subsidiary I, $44,758.

Kids Play LLC

5268-A Nicholson Lane, Kensington, Md. 20895

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 13-15749

Date filed: April 2

Attorney: Richard B. Rosenblatt, 301-838-0098

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: $500,001 to $1 million

Largest unsecured creditor: White Flint Plaza, $86,103

— Compiled by Vanessa Small