Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for May 18-24, 2011.
Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years). Businesses can file Chapter 11 petitions to reorganize their debts under a court-approved plan for repayment.
Aberdeen: Joelle Dawn Emery, Chapter 7.
Alpena: Dani Nmi Willett, Chapter 7.
Armour: Joseph Michael and Bobbie Nichole Fredricksen, Chapter 7.
Beresford: Lynn Marie Schartz, Chapter 7.
Box Elder: David Duane Parks, Chapter 7.
Brandon: Timothy Philip and Dawn Diane Rohrbach, Chapter 7.
Chester: Debra Sue White, Chapter 7.
Fedora: Amy Lynn Cramer, Chapter 7.
Harrisburg: Jeb Michael Ping, Chapter 7.
Huron: Melissa Ann Dennin, Chapter 13.
Lake Norden: Tony Martin Fuerstenau, Chapter 7.
Lead: MaryAnn NMN Arsaga, Chapter 7.
Madison: Charles Elroy Scholl, Chapter 7.
Rapid City: Audra J. Willey, Chapter 7.
Renner: Alfred James and Wanda Fay Lewis, Chapter 7.
Sioux Falls: Jeremy Eugene Johnson, Chapter 7; Martin Allen and Roberta Alice Spencer, Chapter 7; Rhonda Sue Hern Imbery, Chapter 7; Lindsey Ann Baker, Chapter 7; Albert Lee Von Behren and Daya Felicia Tillman, Chapter 7; Adam John and Nicole Lei Chase, Chapter 7; Evan Lee Brink, Chapter 7.
Spearfish: Douglas Dee and Jonna Elkrog Henwood, Chapter 7; David Alan and Melissa Sue Raad, Chapter 7.
St. Francis: Doris Memory Farmer, Chapter 7.
Tea: Kent James and Nikki Mae Walth, Chapter 7.
Watertown: Gary James and Renee Lorraine Ploof, Chapter 7.
Wessington Springs: Darin Dean Munce, Chapter 7.