Monthly Archives: March 2013

Deed in Lieu: Sometimes It Works, and Sometimes It Doesn’t (Round 1)

4100 West Grand LLC v. TY Grand LLC (In re 4100 West Grand LLC), 481 B.R. 444 (Bankr. N.D. Ill. 2012) – In West Grand the debtor attempted to have a deed in lieu of foreclosure set aside as a fraudulent … Continue reading

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Automatic Stay: Rolling the Dice With a Tax Deed

In re Rugroden, 481 B.R. 69 (Bankr. N.D. Cal. 2012) – Can the IRS issue a tax deed for real property after a bankruptcy has been filed where the tax sale took place prior to bankruptcy, or is that a violation … Continue reading

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Tax Claims: Good Investment (Maybe)?

In re Kopec, 473 B.R. 597 (Bankr. D. N.J. 2012) – Does the purchaser of a tax sale certificate hold a “tax claim” for purposes of Section 511 of the Bankruptcy Code?  In Kopec the answer to that question meant the difference … Continue reading

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