Bankruptcies are filed under these headlines:

Chapter 7 — Debtor gives up nonexempt property and debts discharged.

Chapter 11 — Business reorganization; protection from creditors while business devises a plan for reorganization.

Chapter 12 — Designed specifically for the reorganization of family farms. It is closely modeled after Chapter 13.

Chapter 13 — Plan is devised by the individual to pay percentage of debt based on ability.

Information comes from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern Washington District.

Chapter 7

Daniel R. Pennington

1949 J St.

Walla Walla

Marion Pearson

315 NE Della Ave.

College Place

Kristy L. Hines

319 SE 6th Ave, unit B

College Place

Jose & Carmelita Guel

1013 W. Birch St.

Walla Walla

David S. McAdams

539 W. Sunset Drive


Brenda L. McAdams

1210 Del Mar Court

Richland, WA


Vicki covers business and economic development, including tourism, the Port of Walla Walla and the Strictly Business column, as well as features. She has been reporting for the Union-Bulletin since late 2001.