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.
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.
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.
Seventh Circuit is averse to creating remedies under Section 105, Bankruptcy Judge Hollis says.
The battle continues in Chicago over using chapter 13 to beat parking tickets.
Illinois judge interprets Rule 3002.1 as being ‘debtor-friendly,’ not as creating new grounds for denial of a chapter 13 discharge.