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In re Earsline Giddens
02 B 41591
Tax sale purchaser obtained a tax deed for property owned by the debtor and transferred the tax deed to a land trust for the benefit of a third party. The debtor’s interest was not recorded. The third party used this interest to secure a loan with a finance company. The...
In re: Fred Amoakohene
03 B 07231
A chapter 7 debtor moved to compel mortgagee to enter into a reaffirmation agreement that alleged, among other things, that his mortgage payments were current. Mortgagee filed a cross motion for modification of the automatic stay, which alleged a default on the mortgage,...
In re Evelyn Watkins
03 B 21660
Secured creditor filed a motion requesting relief from the automatic stay in order to pursue its state law rights and remedies with respect to the debtor’s car that was stolen and totaled pre-petition. It additionally requested an order pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 9013...
In re Sandra Lee Wright
03 B 02687
Unsecured creditor moved to file a tardy proof of claim and to be included in the debtor’s chapter 13 plan. The creditor alleged that notice of the proof of claim filing deadline was sent to an incorrect address. The court held that it lacked authority under the Bankruptcy...
In re Mary Will
02 B 36426
Although finance company’s allowed secured claim was paid in full in a prior chapter 13 case, which was later converted into a chapter 7, it refused to release the lien. After receiving a discharge in the chapter 7 case, the debtor filed another chapter 13 case but did not...
In re: Virgil LiptakLiptak v. Thornhill et al.
03 B 29854, 03 A 03732
Ex-wife of a solvent chapter 11 debtor, who was a resident of Texas, moved to dismiss his case for “cause” pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 1112(b), alleging that the debtor did not file his case in good faith. She also requested dismissal, or transfer of the case for...
In re AMERICAN TELECOM CORP
03 B 46296
Plaintiff in a state court alter ego action against two principals (and a Judgment Creditor of the debtor) of a corporate chapter 7 debtor filed a motion to dismiss the debtor’s case or in the alternative, lift the automatic stay to permit the state court action to proceed....
In re Ockerlund Construction Company
03 B 45189
The debtor filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy after MB Financial Bank unexpectedly set off funds in one of its bank accounts to satisfy an overdue loan obligation. While a settlement to return some of those funds was pending, the debtor’s president loaned the debtor “emergency...
In re Lillie Carter
04 B 00114
Prior to the debtor filing a chapter 13 bankruptcy, the debtor’s personal residence was purchased by a third party at a foreclose sale initiated by the holder of the second mortgage against the property. The debtor and the successful bidder entered into an oral agreement...