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Bankruptcy Filings Holding Steady


Chapter 13 filings increased and Chapter 7 filings decreased, but the total number of filings over that period were consistent with past years.

  • Chapter 7: Liquidation Under the Bankruptcy Code. This chapter of the Bankruptcy Code provides for "liquidation" - the sale of a debtor's nonexempt property and the distribution of the proceeds to creditors.

Fifty-four New Citizens Naturalized



The ceremony, which took place in the courtroom of Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood, occured on Monday, July 3, 2017.  Captain Hans E. Sholley, Commanding Officer, Navy Base Guam was the keynote speaker for the event, and Ms. Kristine Young was the guest singer.  The new citiizens hail from the Republic of Guatemala, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of China (Taiwan), and the Republic of the Philippines.

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