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August 7, 2019
A judicial lien impairing a homestead exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.
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.
January 28, 2019
Bankruptcy judge reluctantly follows precedent where the Seventh Circuit is in the minority on the new value defense.
December 21, 2018
Local rules may not impose confirmation requirements beyond those contained in the statute.
October 30, 2018
A motion extending the dischargeability deadline does not require personal service on the debtor, Chicago judge rules.
September 21, 2018
Judge Barnes won’t allow a chapter 13 debtor’s counsel to be paid at the expense of secured creditors.
September 12, 2018
Chicago parking ticket cases to be resolved in the Seventh Circuit.
September 5, 2018
Debtors with too much student loan debt are functionally ineligible for any form of bankruptcy relief.
August 31, 2018
Illinois judges disagree on whether direct payments to a mortgagee are “under the plan” and must be made in full to obtain a chapter 13 discharge.