DAY 1:Bankruptcy Basics for New & Returning Bankruptcy Attorneys
DATE: Thursday, October 6, 2022
TIME: 1-5:15pm Eastern
PRESENTERS: Rachel Foley, Esq., Kara Gendron, Esq., & Jim Haller, Esq
NACBA Member Price: $199
Why you should attend DAY 1: Bankruptcies are gradually increasing again. While many Americans paid down debt in 2020-21 with stimulus checks and forbearance on student loans and rent, consumer debt is now on the rise. Federal student loan payments will recommence beginning January 1, 2023. This session is designed to get you and your staff ready to service clients in 2023 who are in financial distress.
October 6th Outline
Title: Bankruptcy Basics for New and Returning Bankruptcy Attorneys (Basics)
Description: Our panelists will present four hours of concentrated instruction for attorneys or paralegals returning or new to the practice of consumer bankruptcy law. The sessions will include instruction and discussion of the following topics.
Part 1 Introduction to Bankruptcy
Section A: Who, What, Why, Where and When
Section B: What laws govern bankruptcy?
Section C: What are the different parties in bankruptcy?
Section D: What are the benefits of filing bankruptcy and generally how does it work?
Section E: Classifications of different types of debt.
Part 2 Consumer Bankruptcies
Section A: Summary
Section B: Chapter 7
Section C: Chapter 13
Section D: Chapter 11
Part 3 The Bankruptcy Estate
Part 4 Exemptions
Part 5 The 341 Meeting
Part 6 The Automatic Stay and Discharge: How they work and how to enforce them in bankruptcy court.
Part 7 The Top 20 U.S. Supreme Court cases every consumer bankruptcy attorneys must know.