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0735576262
ISBN-13:
2900735576260
Pub. Date:
11/19/2008
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Law of Debtors and Creditors: Text, Cases, and Problems / Edition 6

Law of Debtors and Creditors: Text, Cases, and Problems / Edition 6

by Elizabeth Warren

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ISBN-13: 2900735576260
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 11/19/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 931
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Warren has been a law professor at Harvard for nearly twenty years. She is the author or coauthor of nine books, including The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Parents Are Going Broke. Elizabeth served as Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and is Massachusetts’s first female senator. She lives with her husband in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Prefacexxiii
Acknowledgmentsxxvii
Special Noticexxxi
Part IIndividual Debt Collection1
Chapter 1Collection Without Courts3
ANonjudicial Collection Methods3
BRestrictions on Nonjudicial Collection14
Chapter 2State Law Debt Collection33
ACollection Remedies33
BFraudulent Conveyances and Shielding Debtor Assets79
CState Collective Remedies99
Part IIConsumer Bankruptcy105
Chapter 3Introduction to Bankruptcy107
ADevelopment of the Current Statute107
BBankruptcy Court Organization112
CStructure of the Bankruptcy Code114
DConsumer versus Business Bankruptcy115
Chapter 4Elements Common to Consumer Bankruptcies119
ABackground119
BOutline121
CGetting Started122
DThe Estate123
EThe Automatic Stay137
Chapter 5Liquidation Bankruptcy149
AIntroduction149
BEligibility150
CProperty Exempt from Seizure169
DHomesteads, Trusts, and Exemption Planning196
EClaims and Distributions218
FDischarge229
GThe Debtor's Post-Bankruptcy Position: Reaffirmation254
Chapter 6Chapter 13 Bankruptcy281
AElements of an Acceptable Plan281
BThreshold Eligibility for Chapter 13328
CChapter 12 for Family Farmers and Fishermen338
DThe Consumer Bankruptcy System339
Part IIIBusiness Bankruptcy367
Chapter 7Chapter 7 Liquidation369
AIntroduction369
BBusiness Liquidations371
CInitiation374
DInvoluntary Bankruptcy375
Chapter 8Chapter 11 Reorganization395
AIntroduction to Business Reorganizations395
BThe Automatic Stay and Adequate Protection414
COperating in Chapter 11437
DReshaping the Estate478
ENegotiating and Confirming the Plan592
FEthical Issues761
Part IVThe Functions and Boundaries of Bankruptcy Law791
Chapter 9Domestic Jurisdiction793
AThe 1978 Code793
BThe 1984 Amendments796
Chapter 10Transnational Bankruptcies835
AIntroduction835
BChoice of Forum836
CCooperating with the Home Country Court847
DInternational law Reform860
EChoice of Law861
Chapter 11The Functions of Bankruptcy Law873
AIntroduction873
BExclusions from Bankruptcy874
CAlternative Approaches to Bankruptcy877
Table of Cases893
Table of Statutes901
Index921

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LegalDonut More than 1 year ago
The book, described as good, is literally falling apart. The binding is severely damaged through page 108. Was expecting the customary highlighting and a bit of writing. The condition of this book should have been disclosed.