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Section Newsletter Articles From James R. Grebe

Transfer on Death Instrument Act applications in agricultural law By James R. Grebe and Michael P. Roush Agricultural Law, June 2012 The TODI may be a useful alternative to wills, trusts, and other estate planning options, and should be considered when discussing estate planning with your farmer-clients for the transfer of their homestead to the next generation. 
Bankruptcy ruling impacts agriculture By James R. Grebe Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, March 2009 On December 2, 2008, the Bankruptcy Court issued an order that provided to the Debtors broad latitude in assuming or rejecting outstanding grain contracts.
Bankruptcy ruling impacts agriculture By James R. Grebe Agricultural Law, February 2009 On October 31, 2008, Verasun Energy Corporation, et al., Debtors, filed a Voluntary Petition for Relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code (Title 11 of the United States Code), with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Delaware District, as Case No. 088-12606 (BLS). Verasun Energy Corporation and related entities engage in the business of producing ethanol.
Landlord’s lien upon crops: Back to the future—UCC1 filing requirement abandoned effective August 21, 2002 By Donald L. Uchtmann, James R. Grebe, and D. K. Banner Agricultural Law, January 2003 Public Act 92-0819, effective August 21, 2002, eliminates the requirement to file a UCC1 with the Secretary of State to give the Landlord's Lien priority over agricultural liens and perfected security interests.
Landlord’s lien issues: A trap for the uninformed and unmotivated By James R. Grebe Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, May 2002 Article 9 of the Illinois Uniform Commercial Code (810 ILCS 5/9-101, et seq.) (hereinafter referred to as "UCC") was revised in Year 2000. The revisions were effective July 1, 2001.
Landlord’s lien issues: a trap for the uninformed and unmotivated By James R. Grebe Agricultural Law, January 2002 Article 9 of the Illinois Uniform Commercial Code (810 ILCS 5/9-101, et seq.) (hereinafter referred to as "UCC") was revised in the Year 2000. The revisions were effective July 1, 2001.

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