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Consumer Bankruptcy Practice 2018 Edition

Comprehensive reference tool for helping clients in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Product ID: 18CONBANK-U
  • Formats:
    • Handbook
    • E-book

Description

This resource is an essential guide in helping any attorney with clients involved in the challenging and complex process of filing for consumer bankruptcy. It is a thorough and highly informative resource for both experienced counsel and those who are new to the practice area or new to the profession. Included are discussions on getting a consumer bankruptcy started; the Bankruptcy Code and the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005; redemption, reaffirmation, and abandonment; discharge and dischargeability; filing Chapter 7 petitions and exemptions; claims and priorities; Chapter 12 bankruptcy procedures; Chapter 13 procedures; a trustee’s duties and function; trustees’ and attorneys’ fees; and creditors’ rights. Interspersed in the discussions are checklists, forms, practice pointers, helpful tips, and best practices’ guidance.

General Editor:
Ronald R. Peterson, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 1 — Getting a Consumer Bankruptcy Started
Landon S. Raiford, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 2 — Bankruptcy Code §707 and the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
Ronald R. Peterson and Angela M. Allen, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 3 — Redemption, Reaffirmation and Abandonment
Sumner A. Bourne, Rafool, Bourne & Shelby P.C., Peoria

Chapter 4 — Discharge and Dischargeability: In Search of the Holy Grail
Ronald R. Peterson and Landon S. Raiford, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 5 — Filing a Chapter 7 Petition and Exemptions
Melissa M. Root, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 6 — Claims and Priorities
David P. Leibowitz, and Justin R. Storer, Lakelaw, Chicago

Chapter 7 — Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Tips and Procedures

Chapter 8 — Chapter 13
A. Stewart Chapman, Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee, Marilyn O. Marshall, Chicago

Chapter 9 — The Trustee’s Duties and Functions
Laura Koeneman Grandy, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois, and Rebecca S. Brown, Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois, East St. Louis

Chapter 10 — Creditors' Rights

Chapter 11 — Trustees’ and Attorneys’ Fees
Catherine L. Steege, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

 

Materials

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Handbook
SKU: 18CONBANK-H
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