IRAs and Bankruptcy in IllinoisBy Robert S. HeldAugust 2005Article, Page 414Creditors are unlikely to reach an Illinois resident's IRA account - find out why.
The Bankruptcy Abuse Reduction Fiasco?By Helen W. GunnarssonJune 2005LawPulse, Page 274Here's a thumbnail sketch of the new Bankruptcy Act provisions that place new burdens on lawyers to verify information in clients' petitions.
Bankrupt employees; no firing after filing?By Helen W. GunnarssonJuly 2003LawPulse, Page 326Employers may not "discriminat[e] or retaliat[e] against" employees who have filed for bankruptcy. But what does that mean?
Insuring against bankrupt insurersBy Helen W. GunnarssonJune 2003LawPulse, Page 274What to do when an insurance company important to your case goes belly up? For one thing, consult the Illinois Office of the Special Deputy Receiver.
Bankruptcy reform still a waiting gameBy Helen W. GunnarssonJanuary 2003LawPulse, Page 8Congress has yet to pass bankruptcy reform legislation. Meanwhile, the bankruptcy bar has had little success in tempering provisions they say are unfriendly and unfair to lawyers.