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Richard Olson filed four Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Petitions and Plans in a five year period- the last one on the eve of the foreclosure of his home. The assignee of his original mortgage lender Bank of America objected to confirmation of his latest Plan on the basis that it failed to comply with the confirmation...
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This case in the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, resulted in a Summary Judgment finding despite the assertion by the Debtor-Defendant of his 5th Amendment Right to be free from self-incrimination. Specifically, this Adversary Case arose from the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy filed by Arthur Friedman ("Debtor"). Creditor-Plaintiff, American Eagle Bank...
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In this carefully written Opinion Judge Schmetterer evaluates the arguments in a Motion to Dismiss an Adversary Complaint based on fraudulent behavior. Beyond its examination of Bankruptcy Fraud, this Opinion is notable for its recitation of the ways this former Attorney conned his Client out of money.
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Domestic support obligations are exempt from discharge in Bankruptcy and entitled to priority payment in a plan of reorganization. The tricky part is determining just what constitutes a "domestic support obligation" entitled to special treatment. Would a spouse's Attorneys' Fees be entitled to special treatment? Interest on unpaid sums? Court sanctions for unpaid support?
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This Opinion from Northern District of Illinois Bankruptcy Judge Jack Schmetterer showcases the interplay of Federal and State law in a complex commercial scenario. It also displays the characteristic desire of Federal Courts to keep things clear and simple: which is unfortunately the opposite of how convoluted factual and legal situations play out in State...
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Did the Chapter11 Debtor in Possession wait too long to disqualify opposing counsel based on a "conflict?" Looks like Judge Schmetterer thought so. You've been warned.
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