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Grady, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors' discharges were denied as debtor husband made multiple false oaths at hiscreditors meeting and willfully refused to comply with court's order for production. (Bankr.C.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 10,2017, LexisNexis #1119-016

Royalty Props., LLC, In re

Ruling: 
Motion to convert debtor's case to Chapter 7 was granted as there was no feasible plan forsatisfaction of foreclosure judgments totaling more than $35 million. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on August 30,2019, LexisNexis #1019-093

Pugh, In re

Ruling: 
Creditor's objection to Chapter 13 confirmation was sustained as both the mortgage's due-on-sale clause and 11 U.S.C. § 1322(b)(2) prevented him from modifying the bank's rights withoutthe bank's consent. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 03,2019, LexisNexis #1019-094

Foley, In re

Ruling: 
Plan's lien-retention language in non-standard provisions was not a barrier to confirmation asthe affected secured creditors had accepted the plans. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 19,2019, LexisNexis #1019-070

Fuqua, In re

Ruling: 
Amended fee application reduced as attorney did almost nothing to establish his entitlementto fees. (Bankr. C.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 09,2019, LexisNexis #1019-028

Shuey, In re

Ruling: 
Creditor was not entitled to invoke discharge exception as he offered no binding authorityindicating that he was authorized to step into the shoes of the lender for student loanpayments he had made. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 15,2019, LexisNexis #1019-036

Batista-Sanchez, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's confirmed Chapter 11 plan extinguished creditor's second mortgage where treatmentof the second mortgage was binding once the plan was confirmed. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 14,2019, LexisNexis #1019-047

Pansier, In re

Ruling: 
Motion for recusal denied as the debtors failed to establish that the assigned judge hadformed an opinion so extreme that fair judgment appeared impossible or that the judge wasunduly biased against the debtors. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on August 12,2019, LexisNexis #1019-022

Andrea, In re

Ruling: 
Debt was dischargeable where he did not intend to injure plaintiff or know that injury wassubstantially certain to result from his actions. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 06,2019, LexisNexis #1019-014

Welsch, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's ex-wife did not need to obtain stay relief in order to seek modification of apreviously entered order for child support in order to collect college expenses. (Bankr. N.D.Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 30,2019, LexisNexis #0919-076

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