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July 15, 2022

To take advantage of a change in decisional law, a plan must be modified within the time limits imposed by Federal Rule 60(c), the Seventh Circuit says.

June 16, 2022

Substantial consummation under Section 1193(b) was defined by the bankruptcy court to mean commencement of distributions to some but not all creditor classes.

June 7, 2022

Surprisingly, there is little authority on whether or how a receiver may respond to the filing of an involuntary petition.

May 2, 2022

The City of Chicago argued unsuccessfully that liens on cars are statutory because they arise automatically when the car is impounded.

April 12, 2022

To be a good faith purchaser under Section 363(m), a purchaser must be given actual notice to those with an interest in the property. Constructive notice won’t suffice.

March 30, 2022

The district court opinion affirms the notion that bankruptcy courts have ‘core’ power without a jury to adjudicate claims of attorney misconduct.

March 9, 2022

Family lawyers should be acutely aware that bankruptcy protections for former spouses don’t cover unmarried couples.

February 14, 2022

So long as the debtor is paying unsecured creditors what chapter 13 requires, the debtor is not obliged to pursue preferences.

February 10, 2022

Seventh Circuit says that costs incurred by disciplinary authorities are not in compensation for ‘actual pecuniary loss.’

February 7, 2022

Hounding a debtor for payment and shortening credit terms defeated an ‘ordinary course’ defense to a preference.