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Karim, In re--Karim v. Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC

Ruling: 
Citation lien asserted on a check and the subsequent transfer of the check itself were preferences and avoidable as the check was acquired within 90 days prior to debtors' filing of bankruptcy. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 09,2018, LexisNexis #0418-047

Halbert, In re--Halbert v. Dimas

Ruling: 
Payment made on debt was avoidable by the debtor as a preference where overpayment debt owed back to the government was not in the nature of support of the debtor's children. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 16,2017, LexisNexis #1217-111

Argon Credit, LLC, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors were not required to appear and be examined to the continuation meeting of creditorsas the mandatory meeting of creditors was convened and concluded tby the original trustee.(Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on October 02,2017, LexisNexis #1117-034

Trinity 83 Dev., LLC, In re--Trinity 83 Dev., LLC v. ColFin Midwest Funding, LLC

Ruling: 
Cancellation of mistakenly recorded satisfaction in the record system did not constitute anavoidable transfer. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on September 11,2017, LexisNexis #1017-083

Wolf, In re--Reid v. Wolf

Ruling: 
Debtor's discharge was denied because debtor failed to serve initial disclosures, violated cortorders and ignored the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 13,2017, LexisNexis #0517-076

In re Colon

Ruling: 
Debtor's plan may be confirmed as inclusion of a secured debt to her disposable incomecalculation was not subject to a good faith inquiry. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 29,2016, LexisNexis #0217-013

In re Lowe

Ruling: 
Debtor given 14 days to file motion for convert to chapter 13 as she had sufficient funds to paycreditors. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 29,2016, LexisNexis #0217-016

In re Glenbrook Group Inc.

Ruling: 
Debtor's surety not entitled to contract funds that were property of the estate.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on May 24,2016, LexisNexis #0616-092

In re Love

Ruling: 
Chapter 13 plan could be modified to strike special provision and reducing the percentage owed to general unsecured creditors.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 24,2016, LexisNexis #0316-101

Redmond v. Progressive Corp. (In re Brooke Corp.)

Plaintiff bankruptcy trustee sued defendant, seeking to avoid certain payments from the debtors to defendant as fraudulent transfers under 11 U.S.C.S. § 548 and Kansas law and as preferences under 11 U.S.C.S. § 547. Defendant moved to dismiss.
Ruling: 
Dismissal of avoidance proceeding denied where transferee did not establish that payment could be traced to trust funds.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on June 12,2012, LexisNexis #0712-027
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