To serve and protect

Illinois Receiver

The Office of the Illinois Receiver has the ability to bring together the people and resources needed within a few days of a court ordered receivership to assume control and management of an asset. We are able to define the situation and quickly take control when engaged.

Mortgage Foreclosure

Mortgage Foreclosure or actions arising out of the enforcement of deeds of trust or mortgages. Illinois Receiver can assist with all property types including office, industrial, multifamily, residential, retail, self-storage, mobile parks, and other specialty properties.

Health & Safety – Building Code Violations

The Illinois Receiver can assist with code compliance issues and the rehabilitation of sub-standard housing: Building Code Violations, Asbestos Remediation, Floods, Demolition, Clean-Outs, Abandoned Properties, Fire Damaged Properties, Slum-Lord Properties, etc.

Hazmat Abatement

The Illinois Receiver can assist in hazardous materials (hazmat) removal and disposition: asbestos, lead, radioactive waste, and other hazardous materials, including neutralization and clean-up of materials that are flammable, corrosive, or toxic.

Selling Officer – Special Commissioner

In the Illinois State Court and the Federal Court, we let the world know when liquidating assets to maximize recovery. Our unique approach to asset liquidation benefits all parties. The Illinois Receiver delivers a Win-Win-Win strategy in the liquidation process.

Judgment Enforcement & Collection

We can enforce and collect Court Judgments in the amount of $50,000 or more, on behalf of creditors in Illinois State Court and Federal Court. Contact the office of the Illinois Receiver Arthur R. van der Vant to convert your judgment into an actual recovery.

Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors (ABC)

Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors (ABC) may be a smart alternative to a bankruptcy. Contact the office of the Illinois Receiver Arthur R. van der Vant to discuss the option of an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors (ABC).

Illinois Receiver

Appointed pursuant to the Code of Civil Procedure 735 ILCS 5, Section 15
State Courts of Illinois; Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division

Mr. van der Vant serves as a Receiver and a Selling Officer in Illinois State Courts, as well as a Receiver and Special Commissioner in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.

Arthur R. van der Vant d/b/a Illinois Receiver has completed all registration requirements as specified in Chapter 805 ILCS 405/0.01: Cook County Certificate No. D10122483; Lake County Certificate on file; Du Page County Certificate No. 66900; Kendall County Certificate No. 4314; McHenry County Certificate No. 17213, Will County Certificate No. 26717; and Kane County Certificate No. B19543.

The Illinois Receiver brings a depth of experience and resources to bear on asset liquidation, corporate renewal, and turnaround management. Mr. van der Vant is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT), the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL), as well as an associate member of the Chicago Bar Association (CBA).

  • Illinois Receiver has proven himself to be invaluable in our loss mitigation efforts - MB Financial Bank, NA

  • Arthur has gone the ‘extra mile’ to acquire the highest level of professionalism - President of the National Auctioneers Association

  • Arthur is a person of high integrity and competence - President of the Freedom Title Insurance Corporation

  • This Receiver did a good job - FDIC Legal Division

Serving, Protecting, and Liquidating Assets in Illinois State and Federal Courts


Serving Illinois Since 1987

Arthur R. van der Vant

Illinois Receiver
A self-motivated professional with proven abilities to meet and surpass goals set on a long and short-term basis, Mr. van der Vant has been involved in real estate, asset liquidation, and corporate turnaround since 1987.


Dedication - Knowledge - Experience - Results

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