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

Washington Framing & Art, Inc.

4903 North Washington Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22205

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 12-17173-RGM

Date filed: Dec. 5

Attorney: Thomas J. Stanton, 703-299-4445

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: zero to $50,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Rauch-Milliken Int, $7,272

A & N Real Estate, LLC

P.O. Box 610, Annandale, Va. 22003

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 12-17176-BFK

Date filed: Dec. 5

Attorney: Gregory H. Counts, 703-549-7178

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

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

Largest unsecured creditor: Fereshteh Raissan, $50,000

CROfessionals Inc.

6593 Merchant Place, Suite 200, Warrenton, Va. 20187

Type of filing: Chapter 7 reorganization

Case number: 12-17246-RGM

Date filed: Dec. 10

Attorney: Nathan Dee Baney, 703-684-2000

Assets: $100,001 to $500,000

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

Largest unsecured creditor: ACM Global Central Laboratory, $16,111

Maryland District
Greenbelt

Harmony Entertainment Group, Inc.

800 E. Shoppers Way, Suite E, Largo, Md. 20774

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 12-31819

Date filed: Dec. 6

Attorney: Marla L. Howell, 301-464-1400

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: $50,001 to $100,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Capital Centre, $72,000

District of Columbia

Launch LLC

6856 Eastern Ave. NW, Ste. 211, Washington, D.C. 20012

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 12-00811

Date filed: Dec. 10

Attorney: Conrad Bayelle, 202-787-1912

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: zero to $50,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Johnathan Windle, $2,000

— Compiled by Vanessa Small