Illinois Northern District
If a preference theory fails, try fraudulent transfer.
Large student loans do not justify dismissal of a chapter 13 case when chapter 11 is the only alternative, Bankruptcy Judge Janet S. Baer says.
Chicago judge finds flexibility for granting ‘protection’ claims under Section 543(c)(1).
Windy City plunges into the circuit split on inaction as a violation of the automatic stay.
Clever drafting of chapter 13 plans prevents collection of post-petition parking fines.
Status of claims for overpayment of domestic support obligations begs for appellate review.
Opinion traces the thousand-year history of wedding and engagement rings.
Mistakenly cancelling a mortgage can result in a preference but not a fraudulent transfer if the cancellation is later rescinded.
Insiders were protected in making loans to a failing company.
Judge fails to distinguish between cases in chapter 7 and chapter 13.