Here is a list of Lancaster County bankruptcies recorded in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Reading, June 25-July 1.
George N. and Linda A Peterson, 400 block of West Grant Street. Chapter 7.
Melissa Santiago, 200 block of Ruby Street. Chapter 13.
Benjamin S. Anderson, 4000 block of Parkside Court, Mount Joy. Chapter 13.
Andrew P. Ritchie, first block of Erle Avenue, Elizabethtown. Chapter 7.
Vernon Eugene and Jane N. Geigley, 2200 block of Old Philadelphia Pike. Chapter 7.
Under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, a debtor’s assets are liquidated to pay creditors. Under Chapter 11, the debtor, often a company, reorganizes and may pay some creditors. Under Chapter 13, a debtor proposes a repayment plan.