This course provides an in-depth analysis of the Bankruptcy Code, including commencement of a case, the automatic stay, exemptions, trustees avoiding powers, distribution, priorities, and discharge. The course covers selected state debtor/creditor law, including pre- and post-judgment remedies, fraudulent conveyances, exemptions, liens, and security interests. Although issues involving corporate debtors are addressed, the course focuses on Chapter 7 (liquidation) and Chapter 13 (individual repayment programs).
A substantive/statutory course that deals with the laws, regulations and underlying policy related bankruptcy sought by individuals and business entities.
Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Corporate Transactions and Governance; Financial Services and Compliance; Health Care Management and Compliance; Real Estate and Land Use; Tax; Trusts and Estates; Family Law; Government/Public Sector; General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution
Recommended Course: While not required, Commercial Law (BUS 375) is recommended.