Discharge/Dischargeability

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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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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NO CLE - Consumer Workshop I: “Means Testing” and Post-Petition Income Sources

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NO CLE - Creditors’ Rights and Fights — A Walk in the Shoes of Creditors’ Counsel

Our expert faculty will pull back the curtain on representing creditors and will examine current issues facing mortgage and automobile creditors. Topics will include updates on the mortgage and automobile loan servicing industry, new proofs-of-claim rules and forms, servicing standards, statutes of limitations, and compliance issues.

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NO CLE - I Surrender: Getting Rid of Unwanted Encumbered Property in a Consumer Bankruptcy Case

A debtor’s real property is worth less than the debt it secures. Taxes, HOA fees, fines and liability for accidents can pile up on property that a debtor can’t afford and no longer wants. This panel will examine whether a debtor can get rid of the property and these problems in bankruptcy.

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NO CLE - Current Issues Regarding Objections to Discharge in Chapter 7 Cases

This session will focus on a number of highly debated discharge objection issues, including responsibilities and culpability of debtors’ attorneys, procedures and criteria for settling or dismissing a § 727 objection to discharge in an adversary proceeding, and the “selling” of discharges.

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NO CLE - Consumer Session: Mock Exam: Witness in a Dischargeability Hearing

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NO CLE - Second City Improvisational Debates

Moderator:
Brian L. Shaw
Shaw, Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC

Resolved: Credit counseling received on the petition date, though after the time of the filing, satisfies the requirements of section 109(h)(1).
Speakers:
Pro: Hon. Robert D. Martin
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (W.D. Wis.); Madison
Con: Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ill.); Chicago

Resolved: Student loans should be dischargeable in bankruptcy.
Speakers:
Pro: William J. Factor
The Law Office of William J. Factor, Ltd.; Northbrook, Ill.
Con: Monette W. Cope

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NO CLE - Discharge Issues

The panel will address dischargeability litigation from both the debtor and creditor (and bench) perspective.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Credit Cards (but Were Afraid to Ask) - Free, No CLE

A history of credit, including terminology, methodology, with stats on use (and misuse), growing market sectors, including a discussion on credit reporting, and impact on credit scores.

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