Basic Bankruptcy Law For Paralegals, Seventh Edition / Edition 7 by David L. Buchbinder | 9780735569744 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Basic Bankruptcy Law For Paralegals, Seventh Edition / Edition 7

Basic Bankruptcy Law For Paralegals, Seventh Edition / Edition 7

by David L. Buchbinder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735569746

ISBN-13: 9780735569744

Pub. Date: 12/05/2008

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Renewing a commitment to preparing students to become effective paralegals in all aspects of Bankruptcy, the Seventh Edition of this popular text offers important developments in recent bankruptcy law, expanded coverage of means testing, and enhanced pedagogy. In an illuminating overview of the Bankruptcy Code and Rules, respected author David L. Buchbinder

Overview

Renewing a commitment to preparing students to become effective paralegals in all aspects of Bankruptcy, the Seventh Edition of this popular text offers important developments in recent bankruptcy law, expanded coverage of means testing, and enhanced pedagogy. In an illuminating overview of the Bankruptcy Code and Rules, respected author David L. Buchbinder provides step-by-step guidance through the paralegal’s role at every stage of the Bankruptcy proceeding.

A hit with instructors and students, Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals features:

  • focused coverage of Bankruptcy that hones in on what students need to know to become effective paralegals in all aspects of Bankruptcy:
    • consumer representation
    • creditor representation
    • assisting with the handling of a Chapter 11 case
  • a clear overview of the Bankruptcy Code and Rules
  • step-by-step guidance through the paralegal’s role at every stage of a Bankruptcy proceeding
  • a practical orientation to completing bankruptcy documentation and the time limits on those documents
  • thorough pedagogy that includes:
    • examples
    • checklists of procedures
    • summaries of the law
    • discussion questions
    • practice exercises
  • Forms Manual on an accompanying CD-ROM
  • detailed Instructor’s Manual with Test Bank

Updated to reflect developing case law interpreting the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) and other changes in Bankruptcy Law, the Seventh Edition also provides:

  • two new chapters devoted entirely to means testing: one chapter presents a substantive discussion of means testing and the second chapter gives a tutorial
  • Practice Pointers, a new teaching device, are integrated throughout the text
  • Practice Exercises are now included throughout the book

Timely and up-to-date, the Seventh Edition of Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals comes with a complete teaching package that will complement the pedagogy, coverage, and clarity of this highly effective text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735569744
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
12/05/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Paralegals and the Bankruptcy System

Part I. History and Introduction

  1. A Short History of Bankruptcy
  2. Introduction to the Bankruptcy Code
  3. Filing a Petition

  4. Chapter 1 — General Provisions
  5. "Needs Based Bankruptcy" or Means Testing
  6. Useful Definitions—Section 101

    Part II. Debtor Relief

  7. Overview of
    Chapter 7
  8. Conversion and Dismissal
  9. Exemption
  10. Trustees, Examiners, and Creditors Committees
  11. Preparing a Proceeding for a Trustee

    Part III. Bankruptcy Litigation

  12. The Automatic Stay — 11 U.S.C. §362
  13. Objections to Discharge and Dischargeability of Debts
  14. Property of the Estate and Turnover Complaints
  15. Avoiding Powers—Introduction
  16. Avoidable Preferences—11 U.S.C. §547
  17. Fraudulent and Postpetition Transfers

    Part IV. Liquidation and Claims

  18. Use, Sale, or Lease of Property
  19. Executory Contracts and Leases
  20. Miscellaneous Provisions Regarding Property of the Estate
  21. Claims
  22. Administration

    Part V. Reorganization Proceedings


  23. Chapter 13: Reorganization Proceedings

  24. Chapter 11: Introduction and Administration

  25. Chapter 11: Elements of a Plan

  26. Chapter 11: Plan Confirmation

  27. Chapter 12: Reorganization Proceedings

    Part VI. Review

  28. Introduction to Courts and Jurisdiction
  29. Statements and Schedules Tutorial
  30. Means Testing Tutorial
  31. Researching Bankruptcy Issues

    Appendix 1. Noticed Motions and Ex Parte Application
    Appendix 2. Documents and Deadlines
    Glossary Table of Cases
    Table of Statutes
    Table of Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure
    Table of Secondary Authorities Index

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