2020, 2020 Consumer Bankruptcy Forum

Student Loans, Reexamined

Presented by NACBA
This panel will focus on recent cases that have reexamined the proper application of the Brunner standard without the punitive standards, as well as cases that have distinguished and explained portions of § 523(a)(8) and why they don’t apply to all private student loans. Finally, the panelists will discuss the effect that the CARES Act has had on student loans.

$125.00
$125.00
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COVID-19 and Bankruptcy

"Presented by the Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference

$125.00
$125.00

Best Practices for Virtual Meetings

Presented by the Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff Seventh Circuit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference
This session will provide a judge’s perspective on preferences for virtual hearings and trials, trustee and debtor attorney discussions on § 341 meetings, and best practices from U.S. Trustee and debtor’s attorney points of view.

$125.00
$125.00

Chapter 13: The Problem, or the Solution?

Presented by NACTT
Chapter 13 trustees will provide their perspectives on the overlooked benefits of chapter 13 in this session, as well as what constitutes a successful chapter 13 case.

$125.00
$125.00
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Duties and Obligations upon Conversion

Presented by the Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff Seventh Circuit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference
The panelists will discuss § 348(f), bad-faith conversion, best-interest test, post-petition acquisitions, and dilemmas regarding the return of property, among other conversion issues.

$125.00
$125.00

Issues with Means Testing and Schedules I and J

Presented by the Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference
This session will focus on recent case law and the nuances of the means test, such as CMI, spousal adjustment, tax obligations, 401(k) contributions and rebutting the presumption of abuse. With perspectives from both the U.S. Trustee and debtor, the panelists will also take a deeper look at Schedules I and J compared to the means test, the totality-of-the-circumstances analysis, and objections to income and expenses, in both original and converted cases.

$125.00
$125.00
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Advanced Issues in Chapter 13 Practice

Presented by the Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference
Explore the latest in what constitutes disposable income, raising and overcoming good-faith objections, evolving strategies in student loan treatment, unique issues arising due to COVID-19, and other advanced and challenging issues facing the chapter 13 practitioner.

$125.00
$125.00

Stress and Lawyers

Presented by the Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference

$125.00
$125.00

Racial Disparities in the Bankruptcy System

Presented by the Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff Seventh Circuit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference
The panelists will discuss systemic/unconscious bias, defects in the system, and what the bar and the judiciary can do to correct disparate treatment.

$125.00
$125.00
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