How To File For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Author: Stephen Elias
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 9780873378277
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Explains when bankruptcy may be necessary, describes the extent of its protection, and shows how to fill out the required forms.

How To File For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Author: Cara O'Neill
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413326927
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If you’re overwhelmed by debt, the bankruptcy system can help. How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy provides the clear information and step-by-step instructions you’ll need to get through the entire process without an attorney. The book will help you determine whether you qualify for relief and whether filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy will help you solve your debt issues. You’ll also learn how to: stop wage garnishments and lawsuits wipe out qualifying debt deal with debts you’ve secured with collateral keep as much property as possible, and rebuild credit after bankruptcy. The 21st edition includes revised instructions for all of the new user-friendly bankruptcy forms, changes to state exemption laws (which determine what property bankruptcy filers can keep), and important legal updates. Please note: This book does not cover business bankruptcies, farm reorganizations, or individual repayment plans (Chapter 13). For Chapter 13 bankruptcy, see Nolo's Chapter 13 Bankruptcy.

How To File For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Author: Stephen Elias
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413301797
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"Bankruptcy laws change October, 2005 -- if you're going to file, file NOW". The most complete resource on personal bankruptcy available to non-lawyers.

Introduction To Bankruptcy Law

Author: Martin A. Frey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1435440803
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INTRODUCTION TO BANKRUPTCY LAW, 6t edition uses a step-by-step approach and presents a clear and understandable explanation of each type of bankruptcy filing. Signature features include a brief history of bankruptcy law, research aids, alternatives to bankruptcy, a discussion of the role of the various parties involved in the bankruptcy process, and an overview concerning eligibility and the selection of the appropriate bankruptcy chapter under which the case should be filed. The text also includes updated cases to detail bankruptcy legal procedures from initiation of the attorney/client relationship through the closing of the case. /With its discussion of electronic filing, and updated changes in the Bankruptcy Code and the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, the new edition of INTRODUCTION TO BANKRUPTCY LAW, 6th edition is a complete resource for any paralegal bankruptcy law course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Inside Bankruptcy Law

Author: Nathalie Martin
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735568294
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A concise, pedagogically rich study guide, Inside Bankruptcy Law: What Matters and Why, emphasizes the essential components of the law -- how they fit together and why -- to give your students the leg up that some of them will need to benefit from their casebook reading and classroom experience. A complete design for learning, with a strong and robust author voice, features: authorship: Martin is the author of the Glannon Guide to Bankruptcy , which has received praise for its engaging and accessible writing style basic coverage of Bankruptcy Law, including brief discussions of state collections law, and all of the major bankruptcy topics the 2005 bankruptcy amendments, along with credit counseling, the means test, changes in exemption laws, additional filing requirements, changes to Chapter 13, and the new small business provisions a rich and dynamic pedagogy, consistently used, including: overviews -- what is important in this chapter to an understanding of Property Law key terms -- highlighted and defined in contex clear signposting -- generous use of heading levels and visual aids create a well-marked path to understanding FAQs (frequently asked questions)--anticipate questions, clear up misapprehensions, and test student understanding of material covered Sidebars -- study tips, hypos, cites to authorities, and marginalia graphics -- charts, graphs, figures, and art connections -- a concluding section at the end of every chapter that connects the material just covered to other chapters in the book, the field at large, and legal practice numerous charts that compare and tie together various aspects of bankruptcy law uncluttered and attractive 2-color page design From the publishers of the celebrated Examples & Explanations Series , the new Inside Series, featuring outstanding teacher-authors and an effective pedagogical strategy, will enable many students to approach their course work and class discussion with a grasp on the subject that had previously seemed unreachable.

The Attorney S Handbook On Consumer Bankruptcy And Chapter 13 41st Ed 2017

Author: Harvey J. Williamston
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781880730485
Size: 11.52 MB
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This 2017 bankruptcy handbook for attorneys is the perfect practice guide for attorneys seeking to expand their practice areas into consumer bankruptcy, and experienced practitioners alike. Includes a consumer bankruptcy practice guide for Chapters 7 and 13, sample Bankruptcy Forms, the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, and bankruptcy exemptions for all 50 states.

Bankruptcy 101

Author: Michael Greiner J. D.
Publisher: NorlightsPress
ISBN: 1935254308
Size: 37.19 MB
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When you're in debt over your head, bankruptcy lets you make a fresh start without creditors tearing your life apart. In Bankruptcy 101, an experienced bankruptcy attorney takes you through the process of filing Chapter 7 without hiring an attorney. Filled with anecdotes, tips, and traps to avoid, this insider's guide includes four bonus appendices that are worth the purchase price. Bankruptcy is a tool. If creditors are making you miserable with garnishments, lawsuits, and other collections, you should know your rights and use them. That's what this book is all about.

Bankruptcy

Author: Socrates Media
Publisher: Socrates Media, LLC
ISBN: 1595462465
Size: 68.11 MB
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With changes in the federal bankruptcy laws in effect as of October 17, libraries will want to have up-to-date guidance for their interested patrons. Raum, in addition to being a newscaster at National Public Radio, is a practicing attorney with expertise in personal bankruptcy. She guides those in financial difficulty to an understanding of what bankruptcy is and helps them evaluate it as an option. She explains the differences between Chapter 7 bankruptcy (liquidation) and Chapter 13 (reorganization), as well as alternatives to filing. She provides a basic rundown on the process, including filing the petition and attending the hearing. There is advice on re-establishing credit, choosing and hiring a lawyer, avoiding credit scams, and moving on after bankruptcy. The appendixes provide illustrative worksheets and forms and a 50-state chart on homestead exemptions. Similarly, editors of Socrates Media cover the essential elements of the bankruptcy process. Readers learn what it means to go bankrupt and how it is accomplished. There is an excellent explanation of the homestead exemption rules that may protect a home in a bankruptcy proceeding, and a good chart comparing the old bankruptcy law and the new. There is information on Canadian bankruptcy, and appendixes include a glossary, a list of online resources related to consumer credit, and one for legal search engines. The book comes with a CD that contains an electronic version of the information, a legal dictionary and links to financial management forms and tools (registration required). Joan Pedzich, Harris Beach PLLC, Rochester, NY (Library Journal).