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March 6, 2020

Unemployed for 16 months, surviving on food stamps, and living rent-free enabled a debtor to discharge student loans.

January 2, 2020

A PACA trust lacks the hallmarks of a trust, so a failure to pay a produce supplier doesn’t give rise to a nondischargeable debt for defalcation while acting in a fiduciary capacity, Judge Goldgar says.

November 21, 2019

Court weighs the relative advantages of receivership versus bankruptcy in deciding whether to bar the filing of an involuntary bankruptcy.

October 10, 2019

The lawyer whose waiver led to Wellness International avoided malpractice by the skin of his teeth.

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.

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.

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