Minnesota bankruptcies Dec. 31
Chapter 7 is a petition to liquidate assets and discharge debts.
Chapter 11 is a petition for protection from creditors and to reorganize.
Chapter 12 is a petition for family farmers to reorganize.
Chapter 13 is a petition for wage earners to readjust debts.
Filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Bankruptcy filings from the following counties: Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Norman, Otter Tail, Polk, Traverse, Wadena and Wilkin.
Jolene R. Stumpf, Alexandria, Chapter 7, debts of $302,682, assets of $299,288.
Billy Jo Barthel, Bluffton, painter, Chapter 7, debts of $10,430, assets of $1,200.
Lynn Soliah, Fergus Falls, laborer, Chapter 7, debts of $63,348, assets of $53,327.
LeRoy Joseph Poetz, Alexandria, Chapter 7, debts of $169,958, assets of $255,668
Justin Hertel, 1002 2nd Ave. N., Moorhead, electrician, Chapter 7, debts of $119,470, assets of $116,219.
Patricia and Isidro Lopez, 440 Brook Ave, Moorhead, Chapter 7, debts of $188,878, assets of $154,756. Lopez is a paraprofessional. Mrs. Lopez is a teacher.
Curtis and Lisa Thom, Detroit Lakes, Chapter 7, occupation, debts and assets not listed.
Daniel V. Grant, Erhard, well driller, Chapter 7, debts of $195,153, assets of $130,448.
Timothy Wade Brown, Perham, Chapter 7, debts of $104,078, assets of $103,086.
Jimmy Lee and Stephanie Renae France, East Grand Forks, Chapter 7, debts of $208,382, assets of $131,504. France is a deputy sheriff.