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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A motion extending the dischargeability deadline does not require personal service on the debtor, Chicago judge rules.