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Welcome to Bankruptcy Law!

Instructor - Prof. David Jordan, Esq.

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below is outline of the 4 day Bankruptcy Law course

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Topics Covered

1. Goals of federal bankruptcy laws - goals

2. Organization of the Bankruptcy Code - organization - Relevant BK Codes - http://www.doney.net/bkinfo/flowchart_text.htm

3. Features of Bankruptcy

3. Participants in the bankruptcy case

4. Terminology - see pages 72-78 Bankruptcy Basics

 

5. Jurisdiction and Procedure - FAQ Central District BK Courts - http://www.cacb.uscourts.gov/cacb/welcome.nsf/FAQ-GI?OpenPage

6. Commencement and administration of the case

7. Officers of the estate

8. The bankruptcy estate and the trustee's avoidance powers

9. Claim of Creditors

10. Administrative powers

11. Chapter 7: Liquidation

12. Chapter 13: Individual with regular income

 

 

Schedule of Coverage

Day 1

Basic Concepts: Introduction and Overview

Short Discussion of terms

Short History of Bankruptcy - U.S.

Purposes

Authorities

Procedures

Role of the Paralegal in preparation of bankruptcy papers

Forms and Schedules

Day 2

The Code 11 U.S.C.

General Chapters applicable to all

Chapter 7 liquidation

Chapter 11 & 13 reorganization

Review of Forms

Exemptions

Means Test

Important Code Sections

Rules

Individual Court preferences

Day 3

Refinements and Review

Chapter 13 Plan

Conversion

Assignment - Petition

Chapter 11 - additional formalities - trustee requirement, Creditors Committees, Disclosure statement & plan

Day 4

Graded assignment due

Creditors - claims - special circumstances - Creditor's remedies

Open review - Chapter 7 Petition, Chapter 13 Petition

Quiz

 

 

 

Useful Bankruptcy Law Links

Bankruptcy Codes

http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode11/usc_sup_01_11.html

 

U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Central District

http://www.cacb.uscourts.gov/

 

Bankruptcy Law - West Bus. Law

http://profj.us/26sp/law19/im30.htm

 

Resources

 

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