Bankruptcy and Other Debtor-Creditor Laws in a Nutshell / Edition 5

Bankruptcy and Other Debtor-Creditor Laws in a Nutshell / Edition 5

by David G. Epstein
     
 

The purpose of bankruptcy laws is to provide a collective forum for sorting out the rights of competing claims to the assets of a debtor - if there are not enough assets to go around. Bankruptcy law is federal law. It is primarily statutory, under Title 11 of the United States Code. The text covers the automatic stay of collection; creditors' and debtors' rights;… See more details below

Overview

The purpose of bankruptcy laws is to provide a collective forum for sorting out the rights of competing claims to the assets of a debtor - if there are not enough assets to go around. Bankruptcy law is federal law. It is primarily statutory, under Title 11 of the United States Code. The text covers the automatic stay of collection; creditors' and debtors' rights; exemptions; collection; and much more. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314065377
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
4.89(w) x 7.38(h) x 0.66(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Table of Cases
Citations of the Bankruptcy Code
Ch. IIntroductory Material1
Ch. IIExtrajudicial Collection Devices9
Ch. IIIJudicial Debt Collection15
Ch. IVCreditors with Special Rights79
Ch. VDebtor's State Law Remedies A/KA/ Collective Creditor Action117
Ch. VIBankruptcy: An Overview129
Ch. VIICommencement, Conversion and Dismissal, of a Bankruptcy Case143
Ch. VIIIStay of Collection Actions and Acts155
Ch. IXProperty of the Estate171
Ch. XExemptions175
Ch. XIAvoidance of Pre-Bankruptcy Transfers183
Ch. XIIPost-Bankruptcy Transfers247
Ch. XIIIEffect of Bankruptcy on Secured Claims253
Ch. XIVChapter 7 and Unsecured Claims271
Ch. XVLeases and Executory Contracts293
Ch. XVIDischarge307
Ch. XVIIChapter 11331
Ch. XVIIIChapter 13367
Ch. XIXAllocation of Judicial Power Over Bankruptcy Matters385
Index of Key Terms403

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