For Creditors

Seventh Circuit issues new ruling on chapter 11 bankruptcy standing

The Court of Appeals in Chicago held on April 23, 2014, that an insurance company did not have standing to object to a chapter 11 debtor’s settlement with another insurance company because the objecting insurer did not suffer a direct pecuniary loss as a result of the settlement.  The case involved the C.P. Hall Company, […]

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Life After Bankruptcy: Getting Back On Your Feet

Filing Bankruptcy and going through the discharge process can be an exhausting process. What can be even more daunting is thinking about life after Bankruptcy. Contrary to popular belief, filing Bankruptcy is not a one-way ticket to financial ruin for the rest of your life. Instead, life after Bankruptcy can be extremely rewarding – but […]

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The Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance Is In Full Effect – What It Means For Creditors

The Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance is in full effect today. The ordinance was passed by the Chicago City Council on June 5, 2013. The effective date of the ordinance was September 24, 2013. The law applies to certain foreclosed rental properties within the City of Chicago. Below is a brief description of the pertinent sections […]

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