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Dancel, In re

Ruling: 
Claim disallowed as creditor was bound by the terms of the consent judgment with the effectthat its claim was extinguished. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 05,2019, LexisNexis #0319-032

Randolph, In re--Leibowitz v. Randolph

Ruling: 
Debtor's discharge was denied as debtor refused to make the payments required by the agreedorder or to comply with the terms of the turnover order despite numerous requests and follow-up calls by the trustee's professionals. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 22,2019, LexisNexis #0319-044

Arthur B. Adler & Assocs., In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's president violated the automatic stay as he deposited property, in which the estate had an interest, in his personal bank accounts, apportioned fees to himself before remitting the remaining amount to the trustee, and attempted to settle with individuals on debtor’s behalf. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on August 20,2018, LexisNexis #1018-036

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

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

Ruling: 
Court ruled that City must return debtor's vehicle as it failed to initiate a showing as to whyit should be allowed to retain vehicle. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 25,2018, LexisNexis #0718-006

Nielsen, In re--Handler v. Nielsen

Ruling: 
Legal fees accrued by the creditor for legal services to the debtor was dischargeable considering that the creditor did not rely upon any deceptions or inducements from the debtor, and that he knew of her dire financial standing. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 07,2018, LexisNexis #0418-040

Hill, In re

Ruling: 
Objection to creditor's claim was sustained as debtor's failure to retrieve collateral vehiclewas excusable due to financial inability to pay the fees. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 22,2018, LexisNexis #0418-021

Hicks, In re

Ruling: 
City's actions in immobilizing debtor's vehicle after she filed for bankruptcy did not violatethe automatic stay as the City's purpose was to ensure public safety. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 01,2018, LexisNexis #0318-032

Hartford Court Dev., Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Lease between debtor and the condominum is deemed rejected as debtor neither filed amotion to assume the lease within the 120-day period nor requested and extension of time todo so. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 25,2018, LexisNexis #0318-006

Hartford Court Dev., Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Lease between debtor and the condominum is deemed rejected as debtor neither filed amotion to assume the lease within the 120-day period nor requested and extension of time todo so. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 25,2018, LexisNexis #0318-006

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