INSIDE BANKRUPTCY LAW

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Inside Bankruptcy Law

Author : Nathalie Martin
ISBN : 9780735568297
Genre : Law
File Size : 62.39 MB
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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.
Category: Law

Bankruptcy Law Principles Policies And Practice 2015

Author : Charles J. Tabb
ISBN : 9781630430825
Genre : Law
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Bankruptcy Law: Principles, Policies, and Practice, Fourth Edition puts bankruptcy law in context, illuminating the evolution of the Bankruptcy Code with an exploration of current and historical non-bankruptcy remedies. The book continually approaches each topic through the goals of creditors and debtors, exploring how each is served in various parts of the Code. Extensive questions and numerous problems focus student attention on the mechanics of the bankruptcy process. But they do so through the lens of history and policy, and they explain why the law is the way it is. The authors' aim in designing the casebook was to provide a very accessible medium for introducing students to bankruptcy law in a sophisticated manner. As the title indicates, the emphasis is on the relationship between the core principles essential to an understanding of the law, the policies animating those principles, and the challenges presented by the effectuation of those principles and policies in bankruptcy practice. In its methodology, Bankruptcy Law: Principles, Policies, and Practice relies on a variety of expository tools—textual discussion, comprehension questions, problems, cases and thought / discussion questions—all with a careful eye toward building upon previous materials and concepts. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
Category: Law

Debt S Dominion

Author : David A. Skeel Jr.
ISBN : 9781400828500
Genre : Business & Economics
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Bankruptcy in America, in stark contrast to its status in most other countries, typically signifies not a debtor's last gasp but an opportunity to catch one's breath and recoup. Why has the nation's legal system evolved to allow both corporate and individual debtors greater control over their fate than imaginable elsewhere? Masterfully probing the political dynamics behind this question, David Skeel here provides the first complete account of the remarkable journey American bankruptcy law has taken from its beginnings in 1800, when Congress lifted the country's first bankruptcy code right out of English law, to the present day. Skeel shows that the confluence of three forces that emerged over many years--an organized creditor lobby, pro-debtor ideological currents, and an increasingly powerful bankruptcy bar--explains the distinctive contours of American bankruptcy law. Their interplay, he argues in clear, inviting prose, has seen efforts to legislate bankruptcy become a compelling battle royale between bankers and lawyers--one in which the bankers recently seem to have gained the upper hand. Skeel demonstrates, for example, that a fiercely divided bankruptcy commission and the 1994 Republican takeover of Congress have yielded the recent, ideologically charged battles over consumer bankruptcy. The uniqueness of American bankruptcy has often been noted, but it has never been explained. As different as twenty-first century America is from the horse-and-buggy era origins of our bankruptcy laws, Skeel shows that the same political factors continue to shape our unique response to financial distress.
Category: Business & Economics

Basic Bankruptcy Law For Paralegals Abridged

Author : David L. Buchbinder
ISBN : 9781454880271
Genre : Law
File Size : 80.25 MB
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Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals, Abridged Edition evolved from a need to develop a nuts-and-bolts description of the bankruptcy system written in a manner that could be easily understood by nonlawyers. The primary intent has been to design this text as a basic primer for legal assistants or paralegal students to help them grasp the practical aspects of representing debtors or creditors within the bankruptcy system. To meet this challenge, the authors have explained practice and theory together in as concise a format as possible. This Abridged Edition focuses primarily upon consumer bankruptcy since the vast majority of bankruptcy cases are filed as consumer Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 cases.
Category: Law

Personal Bankruptcy Laws For Dummies

Author : James P. Caher
ISBN : 9781118052808
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 28.84 MB
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With tips on understanding -- and surviving -- the new bankruptcy laws If you're considering bankruptcy, you need straightforward answers and reliable advice. This handy guide covers it all -- so you can get your finances in line and your life back on track. This updated new edition covers everything you need to know about the new bankruptcy law and includes even better resources. Don't get desperate -- get out of debt instead! Discover how to * Weigh the consequences of bankruptcy * Manage your spending * Find professional help you can trust * Decide on the right type of bankruptcy * Pass the means test * Keep more of your stuff
Category: Business & Economics

Rescuing Business

Author : Bruce G. Carruthers
ISBN : 9780198264729
Genre : Law
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Corporate bankruptcy is a defining characteristic of the market economy. It encapsulates the fundamental conflicts between capital and labour, owners and managers, debtors and creditors, the state and the market. Yet, with one or two notable exceptions, the political and social dynamics of bankruptcy law and practice have been overlooked by serious socio-legal scholars. This book remedies that neglect. Adopting an approach that compares English and American law, the authors identifythe underlying political forces that established corporate bankruptcy law on both sides of the Atlantic. The book demonstrates how, by a recursive loop of professional self-interest, corporate insovency regulation is the creation of the lawyers who interpret and administer it. This book will be welcomed as an important sociological study and advances our understanding of how substantive law results from conflicts among the professionals who help to create it.
Category: Law

Vault Guide To Bankruptcy Law Careers

Author : Seth A. Stuhl
ISBN : 9781581312577
Genre : Business & Economics
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This Vault career guide provides law students and legal professionals with an inside look at careers in bankruptcy law, including compensation and lifestyle information for the practice area.
Category: Business & Economics