Illinois Sees More Than 200 New Laws Take Effect in 2016

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: DUI, Uncategorized.

As of January 1, 2016, a total of 237 new laws hit the books thanks to the combined efforts of Illinois lawmakers and Gov. Bruce Rauner. The new laws address a number of subjects that have made headlines in the past year like use of force by police, synthetic drugs, and medical marijuana. Many different… Read More »

Mortgage Reaffirmation Agreements in Chapter 7

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Uncategorized.

Another change that occurred in bankruptcy law with the enactment of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA) was the use of reaffirmation agreements. This is another item that creditors lobbied for heavily because reaffirmation agreements benefit creditors far more than they benefit debtors. A debtor should never enter a reaffirmation… Read More »