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Do You Qualify For Rental Protection Under the Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance?

On June 5, 2013, Chicago City Council passed the Protecting Tenants in Foreclosed Rental Property Ordinance, otherwise known as the “Keep Chicago Renting Ordinance” with a 45-4 vote. The ordinance went into effect on September 24, 2013. The ordin… Read More
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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 with… Read More
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Chapter 20 Bankruptcy Explained

Most individuals have heard or read about Chapter 7, 11 or 13 Bankruptcy. With big cities such as Detroit filing Bankruptcy, Chapter 9 Bankruptcy (municipality restructuring) has become a more mainstream term. Chapter 12 Bankruptcy also exists, but i… Read More
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Bankruptcy Court: You Can Save for Retirement in Chapter 13

In a recently issued order, Judge Pamela S. Hollis, of the Bankruptcy Court in Chicago, ruled that individuals in chapter 13 bankruptcy cases can make 401(k) contributions while making payments to creditors under a debt repayment plan. The order, whi… Read More
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Top 5 Bankruptcy Myths Debunked

Bankruptcy has many misconceived stigmas to it. Frankly, there is a lot of misinformation out there, and much of the stereotypes regarding Bankruptcy are just not true. With just over One Million people declaring Bankruptcy as of the 12 month period… Read More
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Full Disclosure: Why It's Important to Tell Your Chicago Bankruptcy Attorney EVERYTHING When Filing Bankruptcy

The decision to file bankruptcy is a difficult one for most people, and it requires disclosure of a tremendous amount of information. The temptation can be great to hold back in some areas, just to feel like one is retaining a little bit of control.… Read More
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What NOT to Do Before Filing Bankruptcy

Most people who file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy have done everything they could to avoid filing, or even consulting with a bankruptcy attorney. People take pride in being to solve their own financial problems. Unfortunately, sometimes their… Read More
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