Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals / Edition 5

Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals / Edition 5

by David L. Buchbinder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735539758

ISBN-13: 9780735539754

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Proven effective through years of classroom use, this compact yet comprehensive text offers a step-by-step overview of the Bankruptcy Code and Rules. The Sixth Edition reflects the sweeping changes caused by the new Bankruptcy Bill passed in 2005.  See more details below

Overview

Proven effective through years of classroom use, this compact yet comprehensive text offers a step-by-step overview of the Bankruptcy Code and Rules. The Sixth Edition reflects the sweeping changes caused by the new Bankruptcy Bill passed in 2005.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735539754
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
461
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 9.88(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Paralegals and the Bankruptcy System1
Pt. IIHistory and Introduction7
Ch. 1A Short History of Bankruptcy9
Ch. 2Introduction to the Bankruptcy Code19
Ch. 3Alternatives to Bankruptcy Under State Law27
Ch. 4Filing a Petition37
Ch. 5Chapter 1 - General Provisions53
Ch. 6Useful Definitions - Section 10167
Pt. IIDebtor Relief79
Ch. 7Overview of Chapter 781
Ch. 8Conversion and Dismissal101
Ch. 9Exemptions107
Ch. 10Trustees, Examiners, and Creditors Committees123
Ch. 11Preparing a Proceeding for a Trustee137
Pt. IIIBankruptcy Litigation145
Ch. 12The Automatic Stay - 11 U.S.C. 362147
Ch. 13Objections to Discharge and Dischargeability of Debts167
Ch. 14Property of the Estate and Turnover Complaints185
Ch. 15Avoiding Powers - Introduction195
Ch. 16Avoidable Preferences - 11 U.S.C. 547203
Ch. 17Fraudulent and Postpetition Transfers219
Pt. IVLiquidation and Claims229
Ch. 18Use, Sale, or Lease of Property231
Ch. 19Executory Contracts and Leases245
Ch. 20Miscellaneous Provisions Regarding Property of the Estate259
Ch. 21Claims269
Ch. 22Administration295
Pt. VReorganization Proceedings303
Ch. 23Chapter 13: Reorganization Proceedings305
Ch. 24Chapter 11: Introduction and Administration327
Ch. 25Chapter 11: Elements of a Plan343
Ch. 26Chapter 11: Plan Confirmation359
Ch. 27Chapter 12: Reorganization Proceedings379
Pt. VIReview387
Ch. 28Introduction to Courts and Jurisdiction389
Ch. 29Statements and Schedules Tutorial399
Ch. 30Researching Bankruptcy Issues431
App. 1: Noticed Motions and Ex Parte Applications437
App. 2: Documents and Deadlines439
Glossary441
Table of Cases457
Table of Statutes459
Table of Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure463
Table of Secondary Authorities465
Index467

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