Trustee must return debtor’s funds after Chapter 13 conversion.
By: Dean A. Langdon, Esq.
On May 18, 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that money paid to a Chapter 13 trustee, and still held by the trustee, belongs to the debtor if the case […]
Fraudsters often set their sights on victims with the least ability to protect themselves. Seniors have become prime targets in recent years. Although scams come in all shapes and sizes, and new ones are developed all the time, here are five of the most commonly perpetrated against seniors […]
by Jamie L. Harris
Bankruptcy Rule 9019(a) authorizes a trustee to seek a compromise or settlement of claims, upon motion and after notice and a hearing. Fed. R. Bankruptcy. P. 9019(a). The purpose of such a compromise […]
by Laura Day DelCotto, Esq.
Moody’s downgraded all Chicago debt to “junk” status on May 13, including City, school district and park district paper. The move follows the opinion issued by the Illinois Supreme Court that certain pension […]