Understand the financial consequences for a divorce when one party files for bankruptcy. Is filing a joint bankruptcy in both parties’ (and the attorneys’) best interest? Appreciate the difference between Chapter 7, 13 & 11 including what can be discharged. Learn when does filing of a bankruptcy stays a divorce proceeding and how can that stay be lifted.
Learn best practices for collecting attorneys’ fees by reviewing statutory provisions and relevant case law, including ethical constraints on billing and collection. Learn how to protect yourself with effective engagement letters, proper billing techniques, and more.
Is bankruptcy is the best alternative for a business client's financial problems? This handbook guides the attorney in answering that question and also instructs the reader on the practicalities of handling business bankruptcy matters.
This is an attorney's guide to balancing numerous cases in different locations while following both state and federal laws and regulations and also using the most effective policies and procedures to meet each client’s specific needs.
The Illinois Trust Code codifies the rules as to creditor’s rights to attach beneficial interests of settlors and beneficiaries. Learn these rules and pick up some drafting tips to protect beneficiaries.