Discharge/Dischargeability

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.

$50.00
$50.00

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.

$50.00
$50.00

Consumer Update: Hot Topics in Consumer Law (2018 Winter Leadership Conference)

The practice of consumer bankruptcy law is an ever-changing landscape, with new issues arising every day! This panel will explore some of the most recent exciting and evolving decisions including discharge of student loans, the challenges when personal property is repossessed pre-petition, pawn loans and the automatic stay, and consumer class actions in bankruptcies.

$50.00
$50.00

Student Loans: An Overwhelming Problem in Need of Some Solutions

Repayment of student loans is a serious problem for many individuals. This session will focus on both nonbankruptcy and bankruptcy ways of dealing with student loans. What nonbankruptcy options exist to deal with student loans? What are income-based repayment programs, and do they work? What other nonbankruptcy creative strategies can be employed? What does it take to discharge a student loan under § 523(a)(8)? Is the Brunner test the only option? What other legal standards may apply? What are the options in chapter 13? Do student loan claims count for purposes of eligibility debt limits?

$50.00
$50.00

All Things Discharge

This panel will discuss current litigation/case law on discharge injunction violations and remedies, including sanctions.

$50.00
$50.00

NO CLE - Discharge and Dischargeability Issues

This panel will address various discharge and dischargeability issues such as standing, imputation of knowledge and limitations on reopening cases.

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NO CLE - Educating Your Way into Debt: Is There Any Way “Out”?

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NO CLE - Case Law and Rules Update

This session will highlight particularly interesting case law developments to date in 2017 and their impact on bankruptcy law and practice.

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NO CLE - Disincorporation: Pre-Petition Planning Versus a Harbinger for Disaster

This panel will discuss the growing practice of the pre-petition transfer of business assets to insiders to allow for an individual filing, and the resulting issues for the debtor and its creditors. Is it fraud per se, or is it a creative way to get your individual client and their business assets into one case? Join us as we discuss this inspired, but precarious, practice.

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