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Judge A. Benjamin Goldgar
Date Issuedsort descending Description
08/07/2009 In re Frederick K. Slayton and Ann Slayton; Frederick K. Slayton and Ann Slayton v. Jesse White, Secretary of State for the State of Illinois

06 B 02826, 09 A 00100

09/09/2009 In re Mission Bay Ski & Bike, Inc.; Richard M. Fogel, as trustee of the bankruptcy estate of Mission Bay Ski & Bike, Inc. v. William W. Linnemann, Valerie J. Gervais, and First American Bank, an Illinois banking corporation

07 B 20870, 08 A 00055

12/02/2009 In re Joseph E. Frontzak

08 B 08580

01/06/2010 In re Brian E. Bacardi and Jean M. Bacardi

09 B 25757

02/04/2010 In re Michael Letourneau

09 B 09199

03/12/2010 In re Douglas M. Adams and Leanne Adams

08 B 20217

04/29/2010 In re Commercial Loan Corporation; CLC Creditors’ Grantor Trust v. Howard Savings Bank, Lincoln State Bank, HSB Development Corporation, Howard Liquidation Corporation, and LSB Financial Services, Inc.

04 B 18946, 05 A 02538

06/23/2010 In re marchFirst, Inc.; Andrew J. Maxwell, Trustee v. Novell, Inc.

01 B 24742, 09 A 00104

06/30/2010 In re Life Fund 5.1, LLC, et al.; Jeff Marwil, Trustee v. Brent Oncale; Russell Mackert; Adley Abdulwahab; a/k/a Adley Wahab; Christian Allmendinger; A&O Life Funds, LP; A&O Life Funds Management, LLC; and Shepherd Capital Management, LLC

09 B 32672, 10 A 00042

07/13/2010 In re Randy E. Reyes; One-on-One Fitness Personal Training Service, Inc. v. Randy E. Reyes

09 B 35198, 09 A 01277

Chief Judge Jacqueline P. Cox
Date Issuedsort descending Description
10/06/2009 In re Local Union 722 International Brotherhood of Teamsters

09 B 20825

In this matter, a judgment creditor moved to dismiss the debtor’s chapter 11 case under 11 U.S.C. § 1112(b) arguing that the bankruptcy was really a two-party dispute between the debtor and the creditor. The Court granted the motion, after determining that the debtor could...

11/19/2009 In re: Tekena USA, LLC

09 B 16969

The court dismissed this Chapter 11 case finding that it was not filed in good faith due to the Debtor's involvement in efforts that amounted to abuse of the judicial system.

12/16/2009 In re IFC Credit Corporation

09 B 27094

The court denied a motion to dismiss the bankruptcy case due to the initial petition being filed by a non-lawyer on behalf of the corporation based upon laches and Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 1009 after the movants waited three months to file the motion once the...

01/27/2010 In re IFC Credit Corporation

09 B 27094

The court granted the Trustee’s motion for a preliminary injunction staying various lawsuits pending against former directors and officers of the Debtor. The court found that the Trustee was entitled to a preliminary injunction because the pending lawsuits would likely...

04/09/2010 In re J.S. II, LLC, et al.

07 B 03856

This is an amended order; the original order was issued on April 1, 2010. The court found that two creditors willfully violated the automatic stay by pursuing a District Court action against several Debtors despite the creditors' knowledge of the ongoing bankruptcy case....

04/15/2010 In re Computer World Solution, Inc.; Computer World Solution, Inc. v. Apple Fund, L.P. and Astor Partners, LLC

07 B 21123, 08 A 00180

This is an amended opinion; the original opinion was signed on March 17, 2010. This case involved a preference action under 11 U.S.C. sec. 547 to recover three payments made to the Defendants during the pre-petition preference period. The court found that the...

05/17/2010 In re Daniel and Roberta Fenn

09 B 49343

The court sustained Wells Fargo Bank's Objection to Confirmation of the Debtors' April 12, 2010 chapter 13 plan which proposed to avoid Wells Fargo's wholly unsecured junior lien on a residential property. The court found that while debtors may generally avoid wholly...

05/25/2010 In re Michael C. Brace

09 B 44558

The court granted the U.S. Trustee's Motion to Dismiss the Debtor's chapter 7 case pursuant to 11 U.S.C. section 707(b)(3) because granting the Debtor a chapter 7 discharge would result in substantial abuse of the Bankruptcy Code given the totality of the circumstances. The...

06/08/2010 In re Daniel and Roberta Fenn

09 B 49343

On May 17, 2010 the court denied confirmation of the Debtors' proposed Chapter 13 Plan because it did not provide for retention of the totally unsecured junior mortgage creditor's lien until discharge under 11 U.S.C. Section 1328 or payment under nonbankruptcy law as...

06/24/2010 In re IFC Credit Corporation; David P. Leibowitz, the Chapter 7 Trustee of the Estate of IFC Credit Corporation v. First Chicago Bank and Trust

09 B 27094, 09 A 01230

The court granted Robert D. Leavitt and Lowis & Gellen LLP's Motion to Dismiss the Third Party Complaint of First Chicago Bank and Trust (FCBT), which alleged that as a result of the professional malpractice of Mr. Leavitt and the Lowis & Gellen law firm...