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Chief Judge Jacqueline P. Cox
Date Issuedsort descending Description
05/30/2007 In re: J.S. II, L.L.C., et al

07 B 03856

Chapter 11 debtors filed application to employ law firm as special litigation counsel to represent them in pending state-court litigation involving derivative claims and counterclaims the debtors’ principals filed against each other on behalf of certain debtors. The court...

07/12/2007 In re Enyedi, et al.

06 B 08771

Debtors filed a chapter 7 bankruptcy case and obtained a discharge. The chapter 7 trustee filed a No Asset Report and the case was closed. Approximately 7 months later, the debtors’ case was re-opened for the purpose of disclosing 2 pre-petition causes of actions that were...

10/03/2007 In re Swiontek; Maxwell v. Barounis

04 B 48014, 05 A 01624

Plaintiff Trustee and the Defendant filed cross-motions for summary judgment on the Trustee's adversary complaint. The adversary complaint sought avoidance under 11 U.S.C. § 544(b) and § 5 of the Illinois Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act of the Debtor's pre-...

11/08/2007 In re Falconridge, LLC

07 B 19200

Prior to the debtor’s bankruptcy filing, the mortgagee obtained a judgment of foreclosure in state court against the debtor, the owner of an apartment building, and its sole member. The state court also appointed a receiver to maintain the property. The debtor thereafter...

11/29/2007 In re J.S. II, L.L.C., et al

07 B 03856

Chapter 11 Debtor brought a motion to sell certain real estate. One principal of the Debtor had expressed his disapproval of the sale of the real estate as proposed in the motion to sell. The Court required that all principals of the Debtor must approve the sale. Debtor then...

12/27/2007 In re Mid City Parking, Inc.; Arlow v. F.A.Y. Properties, Inc.

04 B 45177, 06 A 01812

Creditor trustee filed a complaint to recover five alleged transfers made to the defendant from the debtor two months prior to the bankruptcy case. Three of the transfers were disposed via summary judgment for the defendant. A hearing was held regarding the...

02/20/2008 In re J.S. II, L.L.C., et al

07 B 03856

Corporate creditor, through its vice president who is not an attorney, filed a claim against the debtor after the claims bar date passed. The debtor objected, arguing the claim was untimely filed. After obtaining counsel, the creditor argued that its claim should be allowed...

04/16/2008 In re J.S. II, L.L.C., et al.

07 B 03856

Pro se creditor purchased a home from a third party in the debtor’s real estate development project. The creditor filed a timely proof of claim alleging repair items and building code violations. She subsequently filed several other claims after the claims bar date passed...

05/27/2008 In re J.S. II, L.L.C., et al

07 B 03856

Chapter 11 debtor LLCs objected to the claim of one of its former managing member and agent. The claimant still maintains a membership interest in debtor LLC after being removed as managing member and agent in a state court proceeding prior to the bankruptcy case. Two other...

08/04/2008 In re Hearthside Baking Co., Inc.; Official Unsecured Creditors’ Committee of Hearthside Baking Co., Inc., et al. v. Cohen, et al.

08 B 01187, 08 A 00237, 08 A 00279

Debtor corporation manufactured and sold cookies as the Maurice Lenell Cooky Company. Two brothers, Terry and Wayne Cohen, served as CEO and President and were sole directors of the company. The company was held in a trust with Wayne and Terry as...

08/19/2008 In re Dugar

06 B 11328

Claimant filed a claim against the Debtors’ estate for a breach of contract relating to a contract for home repair work. Each party claimed the other breached the contract. A two-day hearing was held. The Debtors testified that the claimant made work difficult for the...

Judge A. Benjamin Goldgar
Date Issuedsort descending Description
07/10/2007 In re Helene A. Hopkins

07 B 01134

08/29/2007 In re Polo Builders, Inc., et al.; David Brown, Trustee v. Patricia Anselme

04 B 23758, 06 A 01345

11/01/2007 In re South Beach Securities, Inc.

05 B 16679

11/16/2007 In re Kenneth and Lisa Burmeister

07 B 06868

12/14/2007 In re Mission Bay Ski & Bike, Inc.; William W. Linnemann and Valerie Gervais v. Aaron Post, Troy Crady, Lukasz Remiasz, Dawid Remiasz, and Linda Post

07 B 20870, 07 A 01045

12/21/2007 In re David S. Saffrin and Joni R. Saffrin

07 B 08536

05/23/2008 In re Theodore A. Thompson; Thompson v. GMAC

08 B 02560, 08 A 00182

06/06/2008 In re Conrad J. Ulz; Cohen, as Trustee v. Ulz

05 B 1818, 07 A 01047

06/11/2008 In re Daniel Robert Weadley; Bibby Financial Services (Midwest), Inc. v. Weadley

06 B 1854, 07 A 0683