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As part of the In Focus Casebook Series, Consumer Bankruptcy Law In Focus, offers a comprehensive, practice-oriented approach to the legal and practical aspects of consumer bankruptcy. By providing real world scenarios throughout, the text gives students numerous opportunities to apply what they are learning, and solidify their understanding of important concepts. Clear explanatory text, case previews and case follow ups further clarify the doctrine and aid in student understanding of concepts. With its focus on consumer bankruptcy, this text begins by distinguishing between secured and unsecured debt, non-consensual liens, and more, before acquainting students with the bankruptcy code, rules and official forms. It then follows two different bankruptcy cases from the filing of the petition and determination of the applicable commitment period through to final discharge. Finally, the text looks at Chapter 12 bankruptcy proceeding before delving into some of the thornier jurisdictional and procedural issues that can arise in a modern bankruptcy cases.
Number of Pages: 816
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
Author: Stephen P. Parsons
Street Date: September 15, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-2284
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