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Lenoci, In re--Salgado v. Lenoci

Ruling: 
Debt was nondischargeable where creditor established that debtor caused willful andmalicious injury. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 25,2019, LexisNexis #0619-090

Burciaga, In re

Ruling: 
Portion of severance pay was sufficiently rooted in debtor's pre-bankruptcy past that itconstituted property of debtor's bankruptcy estate. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 22,2019, LexisNexis #0519-036

Gilmore, In re--Chuipek v. Gilmore

Ruling: 
State court judgment was nondischargeable as chapter 7 debtor violated the Illinois HumanRights Act, the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, and 42 U.S.C. § 1981. (Bankr. N.D.Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 27,2018, LexisNexis #1118-015

Horlbeck, In re--Tillman Enters., LLC v. Horlbeck

Ruling: 
Debt owed under settlement agreement was dischargeable where debtor established that claims alleged by plaintiff and the evidence were insufficient to establish a securities violation or fraud. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 14,2018, LexisNexis #1018-103

Spielman, In re--City of Chicago v. Spielman

Ruling: 
Court concluded that treble damages were more appropriately found to be nondischargeablein connection with the fraud claim. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 06,2018, LexisNexis #1018-069

Ferrari, In re--Brown v. Ferrari

Ruling: 
Debtor’s discharge was denied as he failed to preserve adequate recorded information from which his true financial condition could be ascertained with accuracy and did not offer any reasonable justification for that failure. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 07,2018, LexisNexis #1018-053

Fakhuri, In re--Old Republic Nat'l Title Ins. Co. v. Fakhuri

Ruling: 
Debt was nondischargeable where debtor acted with fraudulent intent, made expressmisrepresentations, and insurer was justified in relying on debtor's representations. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 08,2018, LexisNexis #0618-044

Drabik, In re--Estate of Drabik v. Drabik

Ruling: 
Debtor's discharge denied for failure to keep or preserve accurate financial records as thedebtor has essentially no records of any kind related to his financial situation. (Bankr. N.D.Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 07,2018, LexisNexis #0318-078

Pratola, In re

Ruling: 
Existence of educational debt in excess of the § 109(e) limit was not cause for dismissal orconversion of debtor's case. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 27,2017, LexisNexis #0218-028

Chellino Crane, Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Court reduced the award for bankruptcy filing and document review requested by financialadvisor as many of the services were duplicative of creditor committee's counsel's services.(Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on December 28,2017, LexisNexis #0218-005

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