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Bankruptcy 101 - Essentials of Bankruptcy for Creditors and Debtors


Total Credits: 4.0 including 4.0 General

Average Rating:
   4
Category:
Bankruptcy
Faculty:
Kathryn Perkins |  Jennifer Holland |  Thomas Buford |  Nicole Jipping |  Austin Barron |  Michelle Boutin |  Ben Ellison |  Gregory Garvin |  Bruce Moore
Duration:
3 Hours 57 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
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Never expires.


Description

Bankruptcy 101 - Essentials of Bankruptcy for Creditors and Debtors
4.0 General CLE Credits | CLE #2019-027
Registration fee: $135
Sponsored by the Bankruptcy Law Section
 
 
 
Presenters: 
Katheryn Perkins, Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice 
Jennifer Holland, Law Offices of Jennifer Holland
Thomas Buford, Bush Kornfeld LLP, Seattle
Nacole Jipping, Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 Trustee
Austin Barron, Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot
Michelle Boutin, Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP
Ben Ellison, DBS Law, Seattle
Gregory Garvin, Acting United States Trustee Region 18 (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington) 
 
Topics covered:
Summary of differences between Chapter 7, 11, 13, and 12 
          o Business bankruptcy fundamentals
          o Consumer bankruptcy fundamentals
When to advise your client to seek bankruptcy counsel
How to read the schedules and statements and what they mean
When is there a trustee and what is the role of the trustee
The first meeting of creditors.  When is telephonic participation allowed
What is a reaffirmation agreement 
Resource information:  link to the local bankruptcy court website.  
The automatic stay:  what does it mean and who does it protect.
What are exemptions; federal versus state exemptions. 
Relief from stay, the mechanics. 
Filing of a proof of claim and the importance of the same. 
The means test (Chapter 7 not always an option) 
What happens in a Chapter 13 (lender beware, Chapter 13 pitfalls) 
Non-discharge actions 

Handouts

Faculty

Kathryn Perkins Related seminars and products

Trial Attorney

U.S. Department of Justice


Jennifer Holland Related seminars and products

Law Offices of Jennifer Holland



Nicole Jipping Related seminars and products

Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 Trustee


Austin Barron Related seminars and products

Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot


Michelle Boutin Related seminars and products

Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP



Gregory Garvin Related seminars and products

Acting United States Trustee Region 18 (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington)


Bruce Moore Related seminars and products

Partner

Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP


Bruce A. Moore is a partner at Landye Bennett Blumstein, LLP.  He is admitted to practice in Alaska and Washington.  His current practice focuses primarily on commercial and banking law including creditor’s rights, commercial litigation, appeals and bankruptcy creditor representation.


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