Basics of Personal Bankruptcy

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Bankruptcy filings are rising across the country and it could get worse. Be prepared to assist clients with overwhelming debt. Basics of Personal Bankruptcy explores the basics of personal bankruptcy law including determining client’s eligibility to file, an overview of the bankruptcy code chapters, exemptions, the liquidation process, and preparing the petition. 

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Course Instructor

Natalie Jean-Baptiste, Esq.

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General Credits

2

Course Description

Bankruptcy filings are rising across the country and it could get worse. Be prepared to assist clients with overwhelming debt. Basics of Personal Bankruptcy explores the basics of personal bankruptcy law including determining client’s eligibility to file, an overview of the bankruptcy code chapters, exemptions, the liquidation process, and preparing the petition. 

Principles

  • Determine client’s eligibility to file
  • Understand the various chapters and the implications
  • How to prepare pleadings and file cases   
  • How exemptions work
  • How to litigate in bankruptcy court  

Syllabus

  1. Client Intake Interview and Document Collection
  2. Means Testing
  3. Chapter 7 v. Chapter 13  
  4. Preparing the Bankruptcy Filing
  5. Debts
  6. Assets and Exemptions
  7. Meeting of Creditors
  8. The Discharge
  9. The Automatic Stay
  10. Adversary Proceedings & Contested Bankruptcy Matters

Instructor

Natalie Jean-Baptiste, Esq.

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