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Collections & Bankruptcy in Wisconsin
  • AK0250
  • 978-1-57862-312-9
  • 6" X 9"
311+ pp.; 2nd ed. 2015-2016


Includes 2017-2018 supplement

Deal with financial problems

Review the legal ramifications of financial problems that could strike any business or individual client. Whether you’re looking for information on collection remedies, negotiating agreements with creditors, or resolving a bankruptcy proceeding, Collections and Bankruptcy in Wisconsin is the perfect starting point.

Get Wisconsin-specific guidance

As one of the few Wisconsin-specific publications to provide a detailed overview of both collections and bankruptcy in a single volume, Collections and Bankruptcy in Wisconsin is broadly applicable to your needs. By combining Wisconsin-specific analysis with federal elements, this book is filled with the “who, what, when, where, and why” that lets you discover “how” to best represent your clients.

Protect your clients’ interests

Collections and Bankruptcy arms you with a basic overview of the complex legal issues involved in business financial problems, allowing you to:

  • Review the law behind judgments, general consumer collection considerations, and supplemental proceedings. This chapter also covers garnishments, replevin actions, and marital property considerations.
  • Consider various approaches to potential resolution of financial problems faced by businesses or individuals.

Whether you represent creditors or debtors, you’ll find practical advice on how to protect your clients’ interests in Collections and Bankruptcy in Wisconsin.

Updated for 2017-2018

The 2017-2018 supplement reflects important recent legal developments, including:
  • Discussion on the length of time a creditor may attempt to enforce a judgment and the threshold for initiating an additional action on a judgment
  • A 2017 U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether a debt buyer is subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)
  • A 2016 Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals interpretation of the phrase “complies with the provisions of the internal revenue code” in Wis. Stat. § 815.18
  • An update on whether a judgment creditor must pay an additional garnishment fee
  • A decision by the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin to opt out of using national official forms in Chapter 13 plans

Organized to save you time

You’ll find that Collections and Bankruptcy in Wisconsin is packed with relevant case law, time-saving practice tips, checklists, cautions, caveats, sample language, and practice guides. Citation is easy with a table of cases, a table of statutes, regulations, and rules, plus a complete index. You’ll also appreciate the standard system of internal section numbering for easy cross-reference.

 

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