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Judge A. Benjamin Goldgar
Date Issuedsort descending Description
05/27/2003 In re Luis Gonzalez, Jr

02 B 48045

07/31/2003 In re Alonzo Commings and Joann Commings

02 B 42477

09/24/2003 In re Robert A. Holstein ;Jeffrey M. Goldberg & Associates, Ltd. v. Robert A. Holstein

00 B 18138, 00 A 00876

11/14/2003 In re Michael J. Klingler; Richard P. Day v. Michael J. Klingler

01 B 23460, 02 A 00197

01/05/2004 In re Robert A. Holstein; Bank One, NA v. Alexander Knopfler, et al

00 B 18138, 03 A 00638

03/05/2004 In re Robert W. Earley

03 B 38727

03/05/2004 Mary Ellen Homer-Radtke v. John A. Radtke, et al.

03 B 26152, 03 A 4513, 03 A 4514

03/10/2004 In re Stanislaw Brzakala;Tadeusz and Janina Bednarsz v. Stanislaw Brzakala

03 B 20884, 03 A 3868

03/26/2004 In re David Michael Goeldner;Waukegan Auto Center, Inc. v. David Michael Goeldner

02 B 32521, 01 A 1999

04/07/2004 In re Rudy J. Mulder;Ilene 1500 LLC and Elaine 1500 LLC v. Rudy J. Mulder

03 B 36574, 03 A 4505

04/07/2004 In re Rudy J. Mulder;Baker Development Corporation v. Rudy J. Mulder, et al

03 B 36574, 03 A 4230

Chief Judge Jacqueline P. Cox
Date Issuedsort descending Description
06/10/2003 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...

07/23/2003 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,...

08/22/2003 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...

10/20/2003 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...

11/20/2003 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...

01/22/2004 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...


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....

04/07/2004 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...

05/04/2004 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...