LEGAL ALERT: City of Chicago, Illinois v. Fulton, et al.

written by Michael Wennerlund U.S. Supreme Court resolves circuit split over Creditor Retention of Property post-bankruptcy filing On January 14, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion in the case of City of Chicago, Illinois v. Fulton, et al., 592 U.S. ____ (2021) which dealt with the interplay between several provisions of the Bankruptcy …

LEGAL ALERT: Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus 

U.S. Supreme Court rules that businesses engaged in nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings are not considered “debt collectors” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act  In a much-anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Tenth Circuit by holding that entities conducting nonjudicial foreclosures are not “debt collectors” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, except in the …