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

Blackberry’s Coffee Shop & Marketplace LLC

35949 Bowen Pl., Purcellville, Va. 20132

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 11-17276-RGM

Date filed: Oct. 6

Attorney: David C. Jones, Jr., 703-273-7350

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: $100,001 to $500,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Not disclosed

Daytona Motors Corp.

7589 Centreville Rd., Manassas, Va. 20111

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 11-17278-RGM

Date filed: Oct. 6

Attorney: Sebastian A. Hoeges, 703-383-4848

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: $100,001 to $500,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Farjam Tebyanian, $350,000

Wintermute Transformations LLC

44901 Falcon Pl., Suite 108, Sterling, Va. 20166

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 11-17321-BFK

Date filed: Oct. 7

Attorney: Steven B. Ramsdell, 703-549-5000

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: $100,001 to $500,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Bradford E. Wintermute, $236,000

Maryland District
Greenbelt

Avonlea Ridge Inc.

9807 Lanham Severn Rd., Lanham, Md. 20706

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 11-29921

Date filed: Oct. 5

Attorney: John D. Shin, 571-405-6540

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: zero to $50,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Sam’s Club Discover, $11,254

Pickwick Square Mutual Homes Inc.

1574 Addison Rd., District Heights, Md. 20747

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 11-29924

Date filed: Oct. 5

Attorney: Dennis J. Shaffer, 410-347-8700

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

Liabilities: $100,001 to $500,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Home Depot, $17,000

KBK Operations LLC

30065 Business Center Dr., Suite 1, Charlotte Hall, Md. 20622

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 11-30136

Date filed: Oct. 10

Attorney: Steven H. Greenfeld, 301-881-8300

Assets: zero to $50,000

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

Largest unsecured creditor: Not disclosed

District of Columbia

National Peace Foundation

Not disclosed

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 11-00752

Date filed: Oct. 7

Attorney: James A. Vidmar, 443-569-5977

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: $100,001 to $500,000

Largest unsecured creditor: James A. Vidmar, 443-569-5977

Wyndstorm Corp.

2236 Cathedral Ave., Washington, D.C. 20008

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 11-00753

Date filed: Oct. 7

Attorney: Thomas K. McKnight, 714-923-3943

Assets: $100,001 to $500,000

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

Largest unsecured creditor: Marian Sabety, $869,750

— Compiled by Vanessa Small