Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals

ISBN-10: 0735507864
ISBN-13: 9780735507869
Edition: 8th 2011 (Revised)
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Description: Renewing a commitment to preparing students to become effective paralegals inall aspects of Bankruptcy, the Seventh Editio n of this popular textoffers important developments in recent bankruptcy law, expanded coverage ofmeans testing, and enhanced  More...

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Book details

List price: $164.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Publication date: 5/17/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 569
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.618
Language: English

Renewing a commitment to preparing students to become effective paralegals inall aspects of Bankruptcy, the Seventh Editio n of this popular textoffers important developments in recent bankruptcy law, expanded coverage ofmeans testing, and enhanced pedagogy. In an illuminating overview of theBankruptcy Code and Rules, respected author David L. Buchbinder providesstep-by-step guidance through the paralegal’s role at every stage of theBankruptcy proceeding.A hit with instructors and students, Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegalsfeatures :focused coverage of Bankruptcy that hones in on what students need toknow to become effective paralegals in all aspects of Bankruptcy:consumer representationcreditor representationassisting with the handling of a Chapter 11 casea clear overview of the Bankruptcy Code and Rulesstep-by-step guidance through the paralegal’s role at every stageof a Bankruptcy proceedinga practical orientation to completing bankruptcy documentation and the timelimits on those documentsthorough pedagogy that includes:exampleschecklists of proceduressummaries of the lawdiscussion questionspractice exercisesForms Manual on an accompanying CD-ROMdetailed Instructor’s Manual with Test BankUpdated to reflect developing case law interpreting the Bankruptcy AbusePrevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) and other changes inBankruptcy Law, the Seventh Edition also provides :two new chapters devoted entirely to means testing: one chapter presents asubstantive discussion of means testing and the second chapter gives a tutorialPractice Pointers, a new teaching device, are integrated throughout thetextPractice Exercises are now included throughout the bookTimely and up-to-date, the Seventh Edition of Basic Bankruptcy Lawfor Paralegals comes with a complete teaching package that will complementthe pedagogy, coverage, and clarity of this highly effective text.*Instructor's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only.For more information or to request a copy, please contact Wolter's Kluwer Law& Business at 800.529.7545 or examcopy@wolterskluwer.com.

Introduction: Paralegals and the Bankruptcy System
History and Introduction
A Short History of Bankruptcy
Introduction to the Bankruptcy Code
Filing a Petition
General Provisions
"Needs Based Bankruptcy" or Means Testing
Useful Definitions-Section 101
Debtor Relief
Overview of Chapter 7
Conversion and Dismissal
Exemption
Trustees, Examiners, and Creditors Committees
Preparing a Proceeding for a Trustee
Bankruptcy Litigation
The Automatic Stay-11 U.S.C. �362
Objections to Discharge and Dischargeability of Debts
Property of the Estate and Turnover Complaints
Avoiding Powers-Introduction
Avoidable Preferences-11 U.S.C. �547
Fraudulent and Postpetition Transfers
Liquidation and Claims
Use, Sale, or Lease of Property
Executory Contracts and Leases
Miscellaneous Provisions Regarding Property of the Estate
Claims
Administration
Reorganization Proceedings
Chapter 13: Reorganization Proceedings
Chapter 11: Introduction and Administration
Chapter 11: Elements of a Plan
Chapter 11: Plan Confirmation
Chapter 12: Reorganization Proceedings
Review
Introduction to Courts and Jurisdiction
Statements and Schedules Tutorial
Means Testing Tutorial
Researching Bankruptcy Issues
Noticed Motions and Ex Parte Applications
Documents and Deadlines

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