Inside Bankruptcy Law: What Matters and why

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Aspen Publishers Online, 2008 - Law - 251 pages
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.
 

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Contents

CONSUMER BANKRUPTCIES UNDER CHAPTERS 7 AND
3
A Brief Introduction
4
State Collection Law
11
E Fraudulent Transfers Under the Uniform Fraudulent
18
Introduction to the Bankruptcy System
23
Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction and the Law Bankruptcy
29
The Automatic Stay
41
Property of the Debtors Estate
49
Anatomy of a Chapter 13 Case
135
B Chapter 13 Eligibility
139
The Treatment of Priority Claims in Chapter 13
145
F The GoodFaith Test in Chapter 13
151
BUSINESS REORGANIZATIONS UNDER CHAPTER 11
161
Overview of Thoughts on Chapter 11
170
Creditor Treatment Plan Confirmation and PostConfirmation Issues
175
A Basic Chapter 11 Requirements
176

Exemptions
57
B The Valuation of Exempt Property
63
Claims Against the Estate
69
Administrative Claims Under Chapter 11
76
Treatment of Secured Claims
79
The Avoiding Powers
87
Unperfected Security Interests
93
The Anatomy of a Chapter 7 Case
97
B Mandatory Credit Counseling Courses
99
The Means Tests Narrow Rebuttable Presumption
107
The Discharge
113
B Debts that Are Not Discharged Under Section 523a
118
Keeping Secured Property
129
Keeping Secured Property in a Chapter 7 Case
130
Treatment of General
182
The Cramdown Plan
188
The Effect of Confirmation
194
Cash Collateral PostPetition Financing and Other
200
Payment of PrePetition Trust Fund Taxes
208
The Automatic Stay and Adequate
215
The Automatic Stay and Adequate Protection
216
The DebtorinPossessions Scope
223
Seeking
232
B Sales of Assets Pursuant to Section 363b
237
E Successor Liability in Section 363 Sales
239
Additional Reporting Requirements and Oversight
245
Index
250
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