Robert J. Walinski

Robert J. Walinski

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Since 1983, Robert J. Walinski has been working to serve the professional legal needs of creditors, lenders, and financial companies, throughout Chicago and the state of Illinois. His law firm has focused on creditor's rights, commercial debt collection, bankruptcy, and creditor's litigation matters. Robert currently practices primarily in the field of creditor's rights. However, he brings a broad range of legal and trial experience to the practice.

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Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D. (1976)
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Northwestern University
B.A. (1971)
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Professional Associations
Illinois Creditors Bar Association
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Illinois State Bar  # 2921359
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Walinski & Associates, P.C.
Walinski & Associates, P.C.
Legal Answers
13 Questions Answered
Q. Can I get an extention of time to file amended pleadings if I hire an attorney?
A: Nothing is ever guaranteed but generally courts bend over backwards to give foreclosure defendants every opportunity to present a defense. Especially if the defendant is pro-se. So the answer is very probably you can get an extension of time to plead.
Q. How will filing for bankruptcy affect my bank's foreclosure threats?
A: Not much. The lender can ask for relief from the automatic stay in order to proceed, or simply wait for your discharge then proceed.
Q. If I file bankruptcy and have secured loan will they take that vehicle used?
A: The trustee would only take a motor vehicle if there were substantial equity in the vehicle. The cost of administering an asset, including taking possession, storage, expenses of sale and the court time involved in getting a approval for the distribution of the proceeds are usually prohibitive. Usually the trustee will choose to abandon his interest.
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2215 Enterprise Drive Suite 1512
2215 Enterprise Drive Suite 1512
Westchester, IL 60154
Telephone: (312) 985-7214
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