January

Blog Posts in January, 2015

  • When is discharge in bankruptcy possible?

    Discharging a debt after personal bankruptcy is an issue that many Illinois residents might be curious about. There are circumstances where a person may choose to repay a debt but are not legally obligated to do so. Examples of this option include ...
  • Consumers' rights dealing with debt collection agencies

    Many Illinois residents have credit card or medical debts that they have had trouble paying off, and in some cases these obligations are assigned to, or purchased by, third party debt collection agencies. It is not uncommon for these collectors to ...
  • Mortgages and bankruptcy in Illinois

    When a person files bankruptcy, an automatic stay goes into effect preventing the creditors from continuing further collection activity. What will occur with delinquent mortgages following the stay's lifting depends largely on the type of petition ...
  • Aereo permitted to auction technology assets

    In dealing with a significant amount of debt, an Illinois resident or business might decide to sell off material goods to satisfy some of their obligations. Such is the case for Aereo Inc., a video streaming company that has filed for Chapter 11 ...