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.
Chief Judge Gorman requires strict adherence to Section 524(c) in reaffirming a debt.
Mistakenly cancelling a mortgage can result in a preference but not a fraudulent transfer if the cancellation is later rescinded.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.
Chapter 13 trustees aren’t always entitled to a turnover of tax refunds.
Judge adheres to plain language of agency commentary as though it were a statute.