Jeana Reinbold

The Tide Turns Against Hybrid Plans in the Circuit Where They Began

In this article from the February 2013 ABI Journal, I review the reasoning of several recent decisions which depart from previous precedent permitting the treatment of real estate loans beyond the term of a chapter 13 plan…more

| Bankruptcy, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

Why All the Fuss: Recent Litigation Over Security Agreements

This article looks at three recent cases from Illinois bankruptcy courts in which the effectiveness and enforceability of security agreements have been challenged. In the Duckworth case, a chapter 7 trustee and another…more

| Bankruptcy, Commercial Law & Contracts

What Constitutes a "Mortgage" Under Illinois Law?

A ruling by a Bankruptcy Court in Illinois that a bankruptcy trustee could avoid two mortgages which utilized a standard form used by the lending industry would constitute a precedent opening the door to avoidance of thousands…more

| Bankruptcy, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

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