7th Circuit

SoyNut Butter Co., In re

Ruling: 
Objecting parties were entitled to exercise their right to seek indemnification and defense under the insurance policy until the policy limits were exhausted as nothing authorized the trustee to use "free and clear" sales to expand debtor's rights beyond those allowed by the bankruptcy code. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on August 01,2018, LexisNexis #0918-040

Immel, In re

Ruling: 
Objection to the lien-avoidance provision of the plan sustained where Wisconsin law prohibited avoidance of a consensual lien on property. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 02,2018, LexisNexis #0918-045

Anderson, In re--Anderson Tooling, Inc. v. Anderson

Ruling: 
Debt was nondischargeable where court found that debtor's motive was to inflict injury when he intentionally and improperly interfered with business relationships. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 02,2018, LexisNexis #0918-051

Bernhard, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor was ineligible to be a chapter 13 debtor as his liquidated unsecured debt exceeded the limit after adding a guaranty that was deemed liquidated. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 03,2018, LexisNexis #0918-032

Groth, In re

Ruling: 
Trustee's objection to confirmation sustained where debtor's homeowners' association dueswere not justified by special circumstances and her lack of a reasonable alternative to payingthose dues did not allow her to deduct them. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 25,2018, LexisNexis #0918-019

Ludkowski, In re

Ruling: 
Continuation of collection suit after conversion of the case from one under chapter 7 to oneunder chapter 13 on its face violated the in personam stay. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 24,2018, LexisNexis #0918-002

Bukovics, In re--Bukovics v. Navient

Ruling: 
Student loan debt deemed nondischargeable as debtor failed to show that paying the debtwould impose undue hardship on her. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 26,2018, LexisNexis #0918-014

Garcia, In re--Layng v. Garcia

Ruling: 
Court declined to deny debtor's discharge as trustee failed to establish that debtor acted with fraudulent intent in failing to disclose certain assets on her bankruptcy petition. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 20,2018, LexisNexis #0818-110

Concepts Am., Inc., In re--Audette v. Kasemir

Ruling: 
Motion to dismiss was denied as the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure allow complaints to contain inconsistent claims. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 12,2018, LexisNexis #0818-119

Packer, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors' amended motion for use of cash collateral denied as they failed to meet their burden of proof to demonstrate that the funds in the so-called "cash collateral account" constitute property of their estate or cash collateral. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 19,2018, LexisNexis #0818-097

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