Illinois Northern District
The lawyer whose waiver led to Wellness International avoided malpractice by the skin of his teeth.
Judge Hunt in Chicago tells debtors’ counsel to oppose inclusion of unjustifiable provisions in chapter 13 plans, even if it means contested confirmation hearings.
Bankruptcy judge reluctantly follows precedent where the Seventh Circuit is in the minority on the new value defense.
A motion extending the dischargeability deadline does not require personal service on the debtor, Chicago judge rules.
Judge Barnes won’t allow a chapter 13 debtor’s counsel to be paid at the expense of secured creditors.
Chicago parking ticket cases to be resolved in the Seventh Circuit.
Debtors with too much student loan debt are functionally ineligible for any form of bankruptcy relief.
Judge Thorne rules that exceptions to the automatic stay do not allow the City of Chicago to retain possession of impounded cars.
The payee of a check isn’t necessarily the transferee of a fraudulent transfer, Chicago judge says.
Chicago judge takes stand for the equality of same-sex couples.