Consumer Bankruptcy

ABI-Live: Understanding the Nuts and Bolts of the “New” Subchapter V Small Business Chapter 11

Sponsored by The Consumer Bankruptcy Committee

$125.00
$125.00

ABI-Live: The Consumer Provisions of the CARES ACT and Local Court Responses to the Pandemic

Hosted by The Consumer Bankruptcy Committee

The CARES Act, which was signed into law on March 27, 2020, has many important economic stimulus measures — including some that will impact bankruptcy.

$125.00
$125.00

ABI-Live: The HAVEN Act: Understanding the Intricacies of the Act and its Application to Clients

Signed into law on August 23, 2019, the “Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need (HAVEN) Act of 2019” grants significant relief to consumer debtors that have military ties. Are you up to speed on the HAVEN Act and how to use it in your practice? This panel of experts will discuss the events leading up to the HAVEN Act’s passage, the new exemption from Current Monthly Income created by the Act, suggestions on how to talk with your clients about military or VA benefits and documents, and how the Act applies to your pending cases.

$125.00
$125.00

It's About You: Mental Health, Professionalism and Burnout

“Burnout” is officially classified as a legitimate medical diagnosis by the World Health Organization in its International Classification of Diseases handbook, which guides medical providers in diagnosing diseases. According to the handbook, a stressed-out, unhappy attorney who does not want to practice law any longer can be “officially” diagnosed with burnout if he or she meets certain symptoms.

$125.00
$125.00

Family First: Bankruptcy and Family Law

Domestic support obligations versus separation of debt, § 523(a)(5) and (a)(16), and concurrent jurisdictions between bankruptcy and state courts.

$125.00
$125.00

Let the Winning Continue: Getting to Confirmation

Join this session for strategies for a selection of interesting topics under §§ 521, 1322 and 1325, including income issues, self-employed debtors, the means test, retirement contributions and expenses. Attendees will also learn about hot consumer issues that are of concern to judges and trustees.

$125.00
$125.00

ABI-Live: Fresh Start, Not False Start: How New Bankruptcy Student Loan Programs Are Tackling Student Loan Debt

Hosted by the Consumer Bankruptcy Committee

This webinar will discuss how new Bankruptcy Student Loan Management Programs are helping debtors solve their student loan issues. The webinar will cover the issues affecting debtors and their student loans as well as the solutions and tools the courts are implementing.

$125.00
$125.00

Consumer Bankruptcy Legal Update

This panel will discuss recent developments in consumer cases involving family law, consumer protection and student loan issues.

$125.00
$125.00

Pro Bono Work for Consumer Clients

This learn-in session will prepare attorneys, particularly business bankruptcy lawyers, for dealing with insolvent pro se consumer debtors or defendants.

$125.00
$125.00

Consumer Attorney Fees: Everything You Always Wanted to Know — The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Ethics)

Everyone likes to see lawyers get paid! This panel will address the differing approaches for attorney fees in chapter 13 cases across the country and discuss the allowance of debtor and creditor fees while examining and discussing the ABI Consumer Commission’s recommendation on fees in chapter 13 cases generally.

$125.00
$125.00
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