Consumer Bankruptcy

NO CLE - Access to Bankruptcy Justice: Expanding Opportunities (Ethics Panel)

Individuals with disabilities or with limited English proficiency often require accommodations to successfully access the relief afforded by the bankruptcy system. This requirement applies whether individuals are debtors or creditors. The panelists will discuss accessibility issues and the provision of reasonable accommodations to enable debtors or creditors with differing abilities to access the bankruptcy system.

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NO CLE - Bankruptcy and the U.S. Supreme Court

The panel will discuss recent cases and longstanding Supreme Court jurisprudence on recurring themes, including law vs. equity, approaches to statutory interpretation, the role of courts and limits to jurisdiction, and bankruptcy policy related to reorganization, discharge and the fresh start.

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NO CLE - Student Loans: How Do We Deal with Them Before and After Bankruptcy?

It is estimated that U.S. student debt obligations now exceed $1.5 trillion. This panel will discuss the impact of student loans before and after the borrower files bankruptcy. What can an attorney do to assist his/her client in determining his/her options with student loan obligations? How can a student loan be modified, and what can be done outside the courtroom for the borrower?

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NO CLE - Access to Bankruptcy Justice: Expanding Opportunities (Ethics Panel)

Individuals with disabilities or with limited English proficiency often require accommodations to successfully access the relief afforded by the bankruptcy system. This requirement applies whether individuals are debtors or creditors. The panelists will discuss accessibility issues and the provision of reasonable accommodations to enable debtors or creditors with differing abilities to access the bankruptcy system.

Free Session

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NO CLE - Bankruptcy and the U.S. Supreme Court

The panel will discuss recent cases and longstanding Supreme Court jurisprudence on recurring themes, including law vs. equity, approaches to statutory interpretation, the role of courts and limits to jurisdiction, and bankruptcy policy related to reorganization, discharge and the fresh start.

Free Session

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NO CLE - The Small Business Owner’s Chapter 13

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NO CLE - Who Gets What? Chapter 7 and 13 Conversions, Dismissal Considerations and More

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NO CLE - Judges’ Hot Topics (2019 Annual Spring Meeting)

This panel is a great way to stay ahead of your peers and adversaries! The panelists present a cutting-edge review of the most important decisions of the day that could impact your practice.

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NO CLE - Hot Topics: The Final Report of the ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy

The panelists will discuss the findings of the ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy, focusing on three areas of great interest to the Commission: (1) student loans; (2) how attorneys get paid; and (3) a “reserve fund” for chapter 13s so that debtors can save for unexpected emergency expenses.

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NO CLE - Let’s Talk Student Loans (but Not Undue Hardship): Other Solutions to Help Your Clients and Get You Paid

Bankruptcy and student loans do not mix because of Brunner, but as outstanding student loan debt nationwide has risen to $1.5 trillion and climbing, there is a huge need for a solution to the student loan debt crisis. During this session, you will learn the different options student loan debtors have, and identify ways to be compensated for your services. Also, you will receive an inside look from a chapter 7 trustee on how to identify (and hopefully avoid) the pain that could come with a dreaded tuition clawback.

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