Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for May 9 through May 22. 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: Brittany Paige Denton, Chapter 7; Robbi Gayle Geffre, Chapter 7; Steven James Murphy, Chapter 7; Mark Gregory Gross, Chapter 7; Kari Lynn Benson-Gross, Chapter 7; William Remy Whiteside III, Chapter 7.

• Alexandria: Anthony Jay Wenande, Chapter 13; Amanda Jane Wenande, Chapter 13;

• Box Elder: Riley James Mercer, Chapter 7; Raymond Thomas Baran, Chapter 7; Patricia Dawn Baran, Chapter 7.

• Brandon: Jodi Maenell Foley, Chapter 7.

• Brookings: Walter Donald Struck, Chapter 7; Douglas Scott Buskohl, Chapter 7; LaRee June Buskohl, Chapter 7.

• Fulton: Steven Michael Lillie, Chapter 7; Beth Ellen Lillie, Chapter 7.

• Groton: Dale Andrew Kramer, Chapter 7; Traci Jean Kramer, Chapter 7.

• Hartford: Rachael Leah Jacobson, Chapter 7.

• Huron: Gary Kenneth Reff, Chapter 7; Debora Kaye Reff, Chapter 7.

• Kennebec: Timothy Craig Miller, Chapter 7.

• Lake Preston: Joshua Max Gruseth, Chapter 7.

• Lead: Katrina Margarette Hutchison, Chapter 7.

• Pine Ridge: Mary Irene Iatala, Chapter 7.

• Rapid City: Nicole Frances Maloney; Chapter 7; Kristen Ann Abreu, Chapter 7.

• Redfield: Marvin Robert Mitchell; Chapter 7.

• Sioux Falls: Erica Jan Knigge, Chapter 7; Carol Ann Parry, Chapter 7; Gerald Lloyd Larson, Chapter 13; Bobby Gene Spruill, Chapter 7; Ashley Marie Sharp, Chapter 7; Robby Lynn Graff, Chapter 7; Janna Leigh Graff, Chapter 7; Lakisha Diane Johnson, Chapter 7; Stephen Flynn Rost, Chapter 7; Teresa Maxine Wilka, Chapter 7;

• Tea: Joshua Eric Zawadzki, Chapter 7; Jason Paul Tschetter, Chapter 13; Amanda Jean Kinsley, Chapter 13.

• Watertown: Roger Swen Swenson, Chapter 7; Anita Faye Swenson, Chapter 7.

• San Tan Valley, Arizona: Brent Allen Bieber, Chapter 13; Tana Marie Bieber, Chapter 13.