Times-Union Court News 12-18-2001



Marriage Licenses
The following couples have applied for marriage licenses in the office of Kosciusko County Clerk Sharon Christner:
• Eric Lewis Baker, 22, South Washington Street, Warsaw, and Mesta Lynn Bussard, 20, North CR 400E, Warsaw.
• Robert Francis Biltz II, 50, and Cynthia Ann Brown, 46, both of Dayton, Ohio.
• Timothy Charles Harris, 19, and Dawn Leigh Donovan, 22, both of U.S 30E, Pierceton.
• William Paul Jaggers, 44, and Dawn D. Frahm, 38, both of West CR 1400N, Nappanee.
• Dana John Knisley, 46, and Gloria Larraine Metz, 52, both of North West Street, Milford.
• Marcius Ray Miller, 27, West Corlys Lane, Silver Lake, and Belinda Alice Anderson, 26, South CR 675W, Warsaw.
• Troy Matthew Miller, 26, and Megan Ranae Wagoner, 24, both of West CR 125N, Etna Green.
• Randall Edward Morgan, 38, and Kimberly Michelle Heath, 31, both of East Market Street, Warsaw.
• Matthew Stephen Murphy, 25, Elm Street, Rochester, and Aimee Michelle Diemer, 20, North Broadway Street, Mentone.
• Drent Byron Reynolds, 25, and Rebecca Lynn Stutzman, 22, both of South CR 400W, Warsaw.
Superior Court III
Judgments
The following judgments were recently awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court III, small claims division, with Judge Joe V. Sutton presiding:
• Helvey & Associates Inc. awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Terry A. Popenfoose, $698.91; Sean I. and Dawn Pelikant, $256.09; Wayne R. Sherrill, $733.14; Terry and Grace Woodling, $241.08; Kristine R. Louthain, $920.78; Dennis M. and Janine Kinsey, $1,513.83; Armando Marrufo, $2,294.79; Richard S. Martin, $873.22; Mitchell and Billi Jo Houtz, $2,916.91; Jimmy L. and Theresa Hartman, $682.39; Elmon J. and Charlotte Bays, $1,299.66; and Alan Dale Beverly, $1,688.12.
• Hall & Marose Insurance v. Kolin Young. Plaintiff awarded $2,782.85.
• Richard J. Whitaker v. Kim Dotson. Plaintiff awarded $2,694.70.
• 30 West Auto Sales & Service Inc. v. Leanne Porter-Myers. Plaintiff awarded $1,295.
• Financial Services of Whitley County v. Jeff A. Waren. Plaintiff awarded $376.90.
• Anthony Wayne Credit Adjusters v. Johnny R. Salisbury. Plaintiff awarded $346.24.
• Money Matters Professional awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Chad E. Brown, $790.67; John K. Delong, $253.33; Julie and Dan J. Manges, $287.50; Joshua and Brandy Meerzo, $736.67; Chad Goble, $242.67; Stephen Turley, $218.67; Chris J. and Sara Longacre, $133.33; David Beall and Linda Barber, $770.67; Mary and Jeff Reinhardt, $453.33; Margaret Moore, $466.67; Nicholas Meeks, $956; Jessica Bryant, $318.67; Michael Purvis, $521.33; Amber Herford, $1,620.
• Rick Allen Boner awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Joe and Sara Cotton, $800, and Matt Maples, $725.
• Warsaw Community Schools awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Nick Hatcher, $245.30; Ronald and Melissa Helman, $279.05; John R. and Peggy Homes, $226; Rex and Leticia Howell, $235.57; Byrus E. and Julia Arrowood, $256.59; Larry and Michelle Bartley, $334.85; Roger and Sue Barton, $166.68; John and Versie Brunner, $214; Damien and Ginger Carboneau, $226; Peggy Conley, $257.78;[
Also, Tracy L. Curtis, $100; April Davis, $156; David Deerwester, $284.96; Scarlett Dimmock, $253.16; Darrell and Dolly Dingess, $284; and John E. and Bertha M. Frame, $222.61; Jamie Fuentes, $300; Kerry F. Fuller, $142.89; Michael and Kimberly Griffith, $260.10; and Troy and Laura Hackworth, $158.60.
• CreditMax v. Randall L. Neff. Plaintiff awarded $3,000.
Superior Court II
The following misdemeanors and infractions were recently admitted and adjudged in Kosciusko Superior Court II with Judge James Jarrette presiding. The month the incident occurred is included to eliminate confusion.
The following people also paid $79.50 in court costs:
Speeding – Fined $27 in November were Yvonne R. Vance, 36, Pierceton; Amanda M. Patrick, 23, Warsaw; Linda F. Kowieczny, 59, Akron; John J. Richard, 19, Rochester; Anthony W. Martin, 39, Akron; Nathan W. Polstan, 17, Warsaw; Amber Mercer, 18, Warsaw; Krista J. Tracy, 17, Pierceton; Nancy R. Hooks, 51, Pierceton; Mark A. Walerko, 41, Mentone;
Also, Donna M. Denniz, 43, Bourbon; Kathy A. Smith, 44, Syracuse; Rebecca D. Pickens, 45, Warsaw; Rodolfo D. Herrera, 22, Mentone; Matthew R. Poe, 19, Mentone; Michael J. Kats, 28, Warsaw; Trisha L. Thompson, 18, Warsaw; Joshua D. Schmucker, 21, Warsaw; and Deanna L. Greene, 25, Pierceton.
Fined $27 in October were Jessica D. Gruwell, 20, North Manchester; Subelda Vallejo, 43, Syracuse; Samuel K. Miller, 18, Cromwell; and Kimberly M. Jones, 29, North Webster.
Fined $27 in September was Caleb N. Gish, 19, North Manchester.
Fined $12 in November were Gerald D. Ross, 18, Mentone; Irvin J. Hawkins, 63, Syracuse; Eric S. Murphy, 31, Akron; Melissa A. Meyerink, 20, Milford; Derek C. Murphy, 17, Warsaw; Scott D. Mehlberg, 27, Warsaw; Carl E. Clevenger II, 18, Warsaw; Shane J. Yoder, 23, Warsaw; Natalie S. Snipes, 22, Warsaw;
Also, Nicholas J. Lawrence, 18, Warsaw; Ivan S. Dominguez, 25, Warsaw; Jose A. Nunez, 49, Warsaw; Matthew J. Miller, 17, Milford; William K. Hampton, 30, Akron; Matthew J. Palladino, 16, Winona Lake; Steven L. Patrick, 40, Warsaw; Wilma C. Johnson, 56, Warsaw; Shari L. Green, 32, Warsaw; Jeremy S. Hill, 19, Rochester; and Daniel L. Norris, 46, Mentone.
Fined $12 in October were Kristin K. Hilbish, 30, Syracuse; Eric L. Carson, 30, Silver Lake; Michael R. Stroh, 35, Silver Lake; and Richard W. Barefoot, 45, Syracuse.
Fined $12 in September was Ana L. Silvestre, 26, Syracuse.
Fined $7 in November were Sherman T. Orendorf, 19, Nappanee; Randall A. Chaplin, 55, Warsaw; Steven L. Iden, 49, North Webster; Patricia J. Workman, 34, Syracuse; Benjamin J. Fisher, 16, Bourbon; Dawn M. Guimond, 28, Cromwell; and Jeeha T. Park, 18, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in October was Rodney E. Bartman, 41, Syracuse.
Disregarding A Traffic Signal – Fined $7 in November was Myrtle Yates, 59, Pierceton.
Fined $7 in October were Charles A. Brallier Jr., 31, Silver Lake, and Ryan A. Antonides, 22, Warsaw.
Expired Plates – Fined $7 in November were Joseph A. Thomas, 78, North Webster, and Dana C. Feldman, 29, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in October were Steven T. Bayne, 50, Warsaw, and Jason R. Krygowski, 18, Warsaw.
Violation Of Window Tint – Fined $7 in November was Arturo Rodriguez, 24, Warsaw.
Disregarding A Stop Or Yield Sign – Fined $7 in November were Edward A. Hoffman, 69, Claypool; Bryan A. Moriarty, 17, Etna Green; Becky L. Bohnstedt, 40, Syracuse; and Phillip S. Anuta, 16, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in October were Christopher M. Harmon, 21, Warsaw, and Priscilla J. Swain, 49, Warsaw.
Fined $25 in June was Steven W. Shipley, 47, Syracuse.
Improper Passing To Left – Fined $7 in November was Jennifer M. Crispen, 19, Rochester.
Expired Driver’s License – Fined $7 in November was Mary L. Morris, 61, Milford.
No Fuel Tax Permit – Fined $17 in November was Eugene W. Cauffman, 80, Claypool.
Driving While Suspended – Fined $50 in November was Tony L. Foreman, 45, Warsaw.
Fined $50 in October was Monty G. Wolf, 35, Etna Green.
Fined $25 in September was Joseph R. Heeter Jr., 27, Warsaw.
Judgment (court costs only) in June against Mark A. Rocha, 17, Milford.
Fined $1 in March was Jeffrey T. Reinhardt, 36, Etna Green.
Failure To Dim Lights – Fined $7 in November was John A. Schoettmer III, 24, Silver Lake.
Fined $7 in October was David Martinez, 36, Warsaw.
Allowing Unlawful Use Of Vehicle – Fined $50 in November was Samuel K. Schwartz, 17, Nappanee.
No Valid License – Fined $7 in October was Robert L. Baker, 35, Mentone.
Wrong Way On A One-Way Road – Fined $7 in October was Leslie L. Wade, 42, Claypool.
Fined $50 in May was Joseph F. Olivares, 46, Syracuse.
Driving Without Proof Of Financial Responsibility – Fined $50 in October was Robert L. Baker, 25, Mentone.
Violation Of Probationary License – Fined 50 cents in October was Adam M. Griggs, 16, Warsaw.
No Registration Certificate – Judgment (court costs only) in October against Eric J. Kohler, 19, Winona Lake.
Improper Turn At Intersection – Fined $7 in September was Kevin D. Frantz, 40, Pierceton.
The following people also paid $79 in court costs:
Possession Of Paraphernalia – Fined $100 in November was Laura A. Nickels, 24, Syracuse.
Fined $50 in November was Chad A. Earley, 28, Leesburg.
Fined $50 in September was Chadd L. Shuemaker, 19, Warsaw.
Fined $50 in December 2000 was Christopher A. Gressley, 19, Claypool.
Littering – Fined $25 in November was Richard R. Heberling, 60, Warsaw.
Possession Of Tobacco By A Minor Under Age 18 – Fined $1 in October were Riley C. Neibert, 16, Leesburg, and Eric A. Wolfinger, 15, Cromwell.
Failure To Possess Hunting Or Fishing License – Judgment (court costs only) in June against Candice L. Thomas, 20, Nappanee.
The following people were assessed no court costs:
Violation Of Seat Belt Law – Fined $20 in November were James A. Richards, 22, Winona Lake; Evelyn L. Mottweiler, 73, Winona Lake; Alan W. Robbins, 17, Pierceton; Clifford W. Pifer, 47, Claypool; Brian L. Stutzman, 16, Milford; Michael P. Lowe, 17, Warsaw; Miranda M. Mikel, 28, Mentone; Nathaniel L. Fisher, 22, Bourbon; Verda R. Stinson, 60, Warsaw; Elizabeth R. Plew, 73, Warsaw; David W. Howard, 30, Warsaw; John P. Lyons, 38, Etna Green; and Dustin P. Cordill, 17, Warsaw.
Fined $20 in October were Casandra J. Adkins, 19, Etna Green; Kathy A. Williams, 48, Cromwell; and Richard R. Best, 48, Warsaw.
Fined $20 in September was Tena Walter, 31, Warsaw.
Fined $20 in August was Matthew A. Klosowski, 35, Leesburg.
Fined $20 in July was Chedric D. Wright, 26, Warsaw.
Child Restraint Violation – Fined $25 in October was Anne M. Ferguson, 32, Syracuse.
Fined $25 in May was Miguel M. Moyotl, 25, Winona Lake.
Superior Court I
Filings
The following petitions were filed in Kosciusko Superior Court I with Judge Duane G. Huffer presiding:
Complaints
• Ford Motor Credit Co. v. the following people for the amounts noted due on agreement, plus interest, $200 in attorney fees and court costs: Charles Andrews, North Hiawatha Lane, Syracuse, and Kristl K. Andrews, East Lake Street, Syracuse, $7,201.97, and Jo E. Hepler, East Pickwick Drive, Syracuse, $1,156.70.
• Platinum Financial Service Corp., as assignee of Portfolio/U.S. Bank, v. Rudolph Reyna, South Oak Street, Warsaw, and Molly C. Reyna, also known as Molly C. Eisinger, East Park Street, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $1,511.26 due on assigned account, plus interest and court costs.
• Magnus v. Randy K. Lewallen, East CR 1120N, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $13,373.20 due on account, plus interest and court costs.
• American Acceptance, as assignee of Providian, v. Dana Call, East CR 100N, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $1,731.06 due on credit card agreement, plus interest, $200 in attorney fees and court costs.
• American Acceptance, as assignee of Metris Companies Inc./Visa, v. Matthew C. Blue, Administration Boulevard, Winona Lake. Plaintiff seeks $3,120.39 due on account, plus interest, $200 in attorney fees and court costs.
• Hurley State Bank v. Juan Adame, East CR 200N, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $2,294.69 due on contract, plus interest and court costs.
• Ford Motor Credit Co. v. Jo E. Hepler, East Pickwick Drive, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $1,156.70 due on agreement, plus interest, $400 in attorney fees and court costs.
• Platinum Financial Service Corp. v. the following people for the amounts noted due on accounts, plus interest and court costs: Billy G. Hull, East Winona Avenue, Warsaw, $3,218.95; April A. Townsend, East Longspur Lane, Warsaw; and Jason S. Morrow, East Maple Grove Street, Syracuse, $3,754.52.
• Helvey & Associates Inc., doing business as Joe Mater & Associates, v. Amy E. Boone, EMS C24 Lane, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $3,378.50 due on assigned accounts, plus interest and court costs.
• Marco Ruiz, Syracuse, v. Jose Gonzalez, Goshen. Plaintiff seeks an unspecified amount to compensate for injuries and damage resulting from a Jan. 10, 2000, auto accident at the intersection of Waco Drive and Ind. 13. Plaintiff also seeks court costs and requests a trial by jury.
• City of Warsaw v. the following people for the amounts noted due on sewage fees, plus attorney fees and court costs: Richard Taylor, St. Mary’s Drive, Warsaw, $119.47; Debra K. Thompson, West Pike Street, Warsaw, $375.55; Kolin Young, East Winona Avenue, Warsaw, $491.26; Chad Laughlin, West Jefferson Street, Warsaw, $122.82; Elrod Group Inc., East Sheridan Street, Warsaw, $207.20; Wilkins Family Trust, East Main Street, Warsaw, $208.95; Rosemary Legrand, Michaels Street, Warsaw, $228.09; Terri Lou Davis, South McClellan Street, Warsaw, $151.68; Peggy S. Marshall Conley, North West Street, Warsaw, $191.40; Michelle Beatty, Oldfather Street, Warsaw, $279.13; and Mark L. Davis, East Main Street, Warsaw, $208.95.
Marriage Dissolutions
Charters
Angela L. Charters, East CR 1300N, Syracuse, and James L. Charters, Kosciusko County. They were married Nov. 14, 1997, and separated Feb. 27, 2001. There are six minor children.
Wadkins
James E. Wadkins, Claypool, and Brenda J. Wadkins, Warsaw. They were married Sept. 2, 1989, and separated Nov. 20, 2001. There are two minor children.
Superior Court I
Judgments
The following judgments were awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court I with Judge Duane G. Huffer presiding:
Complaints
• Shambaugh, Kast, Beck & Williams, LLP, v. Andrew B. Nichols. Plaintiff awarded $1,685.28 by default, plus interest, attorney fees and court costs.
• Green & Cates v. Michele Davis. Plaintiff awarded $3,466.35 by default, plus interest and court costs.
• Beneficial Indiana Inc. v. Nancy S. Ladd. Plaintiff awarded agreed judgment of $3,035.93, plus interest, $600 in attorney fees and court costs.
• Teachers Credit Union v. Jay Brown. Plaintiff awarded $1,599.64 by default, plus interest and court costs.
Marriage Dissolutions
The following dissolutions were finalized on the dates indicated:
• B. Darlene and Jeffrey A. Evett. Mother awarded custody of couple’s two minor children. No child support ordered at this time. Dec. 7.
• Della and David Tucker. Couple awarded joint custody of their minor child. Dec. 11.
Dismissals
The following dissolution proceedings were dismissed:
• Denise and Timothy Ihnen.
• Kurt D. and Randrea T. Owens.
Other Actions
• Tiffany Sue Kesler v. Kevin Scott Kesler. This case is transferred to Fulton County, which is the preferred venue in the case.
• Connie Rufenbarger v. Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals. The Hon. Michael D. Cook is appointed special judge in this matter.
• Saundra and Owen K. Cobbum v. Sylvia C. Alvarez and Jeanette K. Causey. This case is referred to mediation, with Robert Konopa as mediator.
Circuit Court
Filings
The following petitions were filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Rex Reed presiding:
Complaints
• Dallas H. and Linda L. Campbell v. Bobbi L. Henthorn, North CR 175E, Warsaw. Plaintiffs seek an unspecified amount for injuries and damage resulting from a Dec. 2, 1999, auto accident on CR 175E, Warsaw.
• Tom L. and Connie S. Swick v. Kosciusko County Board of Zoning Appeals. Plaintiffs seek a declaratory judgment determining the BZA is not entitled to a permanent injunction and damages with respect to their accessory building.
• Dustin Verhaeghe, doing business as Verhaeghe Concrete, Bremen, v. Jeff Larson, doing business as L&G Construction, Pierceton. Plaintiff seeks $8,029.49 due on account, plus interest and court costs.
• LaSalle Bank/NA v. Claude J. and Shelley Johnson, East Clark Street, Warsaw; Warsaw Community Schools; Helvey & Associates Inc.; Medical and Dental Bureau of Allen County; and city of Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $51,169.52 due on promissory note, plus interest, attorney fees, costs incurred, court costs and foreclosure of mortgage as prior to other liens, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• PNC Bank, FSB, v. Gregory L. and Kimberly A. Wiggs, East Epworth Forest Road, North Webster, and Standard Federal Bank, Troy, Mich.; and ABN AMRO Mortgage Group. Plaintiff seeks $25,507.12 due on promissory note, plus interest, attorney fees, costs incurred, court costs and foreclosure of mortgage as prior to other liens, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. v. Virgil Rowe Jr., Old Road 30E, Pierceton, and Bank One/NA. Plaintiff seeks $43,102.64 due on promissory note, plus interest, attorney fees, costs incurred, court costs and foreclosure of mortgage as prior to other liens, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• First Nationwide Mortgage Corp. v. Justin H. and Tina Embry, South Packerton Road, Warsaw, and Bank One, Indiana/NA. Plaintiff seeks $79,137.74 due on promissory note, plus interest, attorney fees, costs incurred, court costs and foreclosure of mortgage as prior to other liens, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• Four County Landfill Group and Four County Landfill Operable Unit One RD/RA Group v. Warsaw Black Oxide Inc., South Walnut Street, Burket. Plaintiff seeks $21,174.91 for breach of contract, plus interest, attorney fees and other amounts due.
• David Kistler v. City-County Athletic Complex, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $12,994.50 to fulfill his contract for alleged wrongful termination, plus attorney fees and court costs. Plaintiff requests a trial by jury.
Name Changes
• Jennifer Louise Johnson, Miner Road, Warsaw, seeks to change her name to Jennifer Louise Simpson.
Marriage Dissolutions
Baker
Michael Baker, Cromwell, and Tiffany Michelle Baker, Ligonier. They were married Dec. 9, 2000, and separated Oct. 15, 2001. There is one minor child.
Bumbaugh
Paul Bumbaugh, South CR 900E, Pierceton,and Dawn Bumbaugh, Pierceton. They were married June 22, 1984, and separated Nov. 29, 2001. There are two minor children.
Johnson
Michael T. and Sheryl A. Johnson, Maye Street, Warsaw. They were married March 18, 1978, and separated Nov. 27, 2001. There is one dependent child.
Kerkhoff
Jonathon Kerkhoff, South Bruner Road, Warsaw, and Emelda Kerkhoff, East CR 200N, Warsaw. They were married and separated on dates not indicated. There are seven dependent children.
Kuhn
Heidi C. Kuhn, East Van Buren Street, Leesburg, and Rick D. Kuhn, East CR 450N, Leesburg. They were married July 27, 1994, and separated Dec. 1, 2001. There are no minor children.
Newlin
Jerilyn Rose Newlin, East Edgewater Avenue, Syracuse, and Brian Christopher Newlin, East Greenhaus Drive, Syracuse. They were married Aug. 1, 1998, and separated Nov. 16, 2001. There is one minor child.
Percy
Kevin W. Percy, Ligonier, and Julie C. Percy, North Sixth Street, Pierceton. They were married July 6, 1996, and separated Nov. 6, 2001. There are two minor children.
Ray
Tasha Ray, East Walnut Street, Silver Lake, and Shane Ray, Wabash. They were married Aug. 18, 1999, and separated April 1, 2001. There is one minor child.
Slone
Toby Slone, South Lake Street, Warsaw, and Michell Slone, South Buffalo Street, Warsaw. They were married Oct. 31, 1997, and separated Nov. 30, 2001. There are two minor children.
Circuit Court
Judgments
The following judgments were awarded in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Rex Reed presiding:
Complaints
• Kosciusko County Board of Zoning Appeals v. Robin Shipley. The court finds that the BZA’s request for removal or relocation of a residence built in violation of the improvement location permit would involve economic waste and the court will not require it. However, any future destruction of the home will not be allowed to be replaced. Shipley is ordered to pay a $2,000 fine for the violation, plus court costs.
• EquiCredit Corp. of America v. Michael G. and Earcella J. Strieby. Plaintiff awarded $45,025.04 by default, plus interest, court costs, costs incurred and foreclosure of mortgage as prior to other liens, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp. v. Sara E. Rockenbaugh. Plaintiff awarded $57,119.33 by default, plus interest, court costs, costs incurred and foreclosure of mortgage as prior to other liens, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• Tom Carter v. Tom Lovechio. Plaintiff awarded $3,617.50, plus interest and court costs.
• State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (subrogee of Paul L. Bammerlin) v. Sunshine E. Kyler. Plaintiff awarded $27,207.79 by default, plus interest and court costs.
• Mutual Federal Savings Bank v. Fred A. Jones. Plaintiff awarded $22,167.27 by default, plus interest, court costs, costs incurred and foreclosure of mortgage as prior to other liens, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
Name Changes
• Dawn Kathlyn Kalass’ request to change her name to Dawn Kathlyn Merrill is granted.
• Lefie Deen Blanton’s request to change his name to Leffie Dean Blanton is granted.
Marriage Dissolutions
The following dissolutions were finalized on the dates indicated:
• Melissa K. and Bert D. Mickem. Couple awarded joint custody of their minor children. Dec. 5.
• Jon S. and Phyllis Maule. Dec. 6.
• Kelly (former name Heater restored) and Scott Johnston Jr. Dec. 6.
• Karla J. and Tim P. Ellis. Dec. 10.
Other Action
• Charles E. Shafer’s request for a probationary license is granted, allowing him to drive for employment purposes only.
Bankruptcies
The following is an explanation of bankruptcy terms:
Chapter 7: Liquidation. A court-appointed trustee liquidates the assets of an individual or firm and distributes them to creditors on a prorated basis.
Chapter 11: Business reorganization. Debtor retains possession of assets and attempts to remain in business by proposing a plan of reorganization to pay all or a portion of debts from future earnings.
Chapter 13: For individuals with regular income. Often called “wage earner plan.” Debtor retains assets and agrees to pay all or a portion of debts from future earnings over a three- to five-year period.
Chapter 12: The family farm bankruptcy proceeding. It is a hybrid between Chapter 13 and Chapter 11. A trustee is appointed, but the debtors remain in possession of their assets and propose to pay all or a portion of debts from future earnings over a three- to five-year period.
• Chain of Lakes Marine, P.O. Box 478, North Webster. Chapter 11. Assets: $1,310,500. Debts: $1,355,732.
• John and Patricia Hayes, 8692 E. Wesley Lane, North Webster. Chapter 7. Assets: $3,470. Debts: $32,522.

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