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August 16, 2019

On an appeal involving contempt of the discharge injunction, would the circuit court have reached a different conclusion by employing the standard under Taggart?

August 7, 2019

A judicial lien impairing a homestead exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.

July 19, 2019

Seventh Circuit reverses and imposes the U.S. Trustee fee on ‘revolver sweeps,’ but Judge Huennekens rules that the fee increase violates two clauses in the Constitution.

July 2, 2019

On an issue dividing the courts, the Seventh Circuit rules that an obligation to repay a domestic support obligation is a dischargeable debt, not a nondischargeable DSO.

June 21, 2019

Disagreeing with the Tenth and D.C. Circuits and siding with four other circuits, the Seventh Circuit rules that passively holding estate property violates the automatic stay.

June 18, 2019

Overruling its own precedent, the Seventh Circuit dismissed an appeal when the appellant had not filed a motion in the appeals court for permission to undertake a direct appeal, even though the bankruptcy court had certified the question to the circuit.

May 20, 2019

Judge Perkins in Illinois says the ‘sufficiently rooted’ test from Segal v. Rochelle did not survive Butner and the adoption of the Bankruptcy Code.

April 17, 2019

Judge Hunt in Chicago tells debtors’ counsel to oppose inclusion of unjustifiable provisions in chapter 13 plans, even if it means contested confirmation hearings.

April 4, 2019

Fed up with a lawyer’s frivolous litigation tactics, the federal and state courts suspended a lawyer from practice.

March 18, 2019

Judge Easterbrook pens another gem. Even if you don’t like the result, you gotta like the language.

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