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Beyond the Basics of Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 2023

Product ID: CA3488D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Endorsed by the Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors' Rights Section and the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Next level bankruptcy skills

Bankruptcy: Beyond the Basics of Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 builds on the information provided in The Basics of Filing Chapter 7 & Chapter 13. Designed for attorneys with some bankruptcy experience, this full-day program goes into greater depth on key issues, including:

  • Permissible and impermissible pre-bankruptcy exemption planning
  • The interplay between divorce and debt relief
  • Relief from stay motions
  • Motions to dismiss
  • The advanced means test
  • Preferences and fraudulent transfers
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Sponsored By

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Select a Format

OnDemand seminar

Pricing

Member $269.00

Non-Member $349.00

Credits

7 CLE

Upon purchase, this OnDemand program is available to view for 90 days.

Quantity:
Maximum quantity must be less than or equal to 1.

Endorsed by the Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors' Rights Section and the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Next level bankruptcy skills

Bankruptcy: Beyond the Basics of Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 builds on the information provided in The Basics of Filing Chapter 7 & Chapter 13. Designed for attorneys with some bankruptcy experience, this full-day program goes into greater depth on key issues, including:

  • Permissible and impermissible pre-bankruptcy exemption planning
  • The interplay between divorce and debt relief
  • Relief from stay motions
  • Motions to dismiss
  • The advanced means test
  • Preferences and fraudulent transfers
Read More ↓

Sponsored By

Interested in sponsoring this program? Find out more.

James V. Block
Krautkramer & Block LLC
Wausau

J. David Krekeler
Krekeler Law
Madison

Rebecca J. Quiroz
Chapter 13 Trustee
Oshkosh

Nicole I. Pellerin
Murphy Desmond S.C.
Madison

Michael Rud
Esserlaw LLC
Milwaukee

9:00 a.m. : Pre-Bankruptcy Planning

  • What it is and why it should be done
  • Pitfalls and penalties

9:50 a.m. : Marriage, Divorce, & Bankruptcy

  • Community property and the bankruptcy estate
  • Community property and the bankruptcy discharge
  • Bankruptcy strategies for married couples
  • Bankruptcy strategies for divorcing couples

10:30 a.m. : Break

10:45 a.m. : Serial Filings and Converting Between Cases

  • Effect of serial filing and converting between cases
  • Serial filing and the marital discharge
  • Serial filing strategies

Proof of Claim

  • Types of claims
  • When to file a claim
  • How to complete the claim form

11:15 a.m. : Contested Matters, Objections to Proofs of Claim, and Adversary Proceedings, Oh My!

  • What are they?
  • How do you bring them?
  • How do you respond to them?
  • Proper service and why it’s important
  • Steps to getting a default judgment

11:35 a.m. : Prosecuting and Defending Relief from Stay Motions

11:55 a.m. : Chapter 13 – Defending Motions to Dismiss

12:15 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:15 p.m. : Chapter 13 – Lien Avoidance & Objections to Claims and Plans

1:35 p.m. : Discharge and Dischargeability in Depth

  • Comparing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 exceptions to discharge
  • Dealing with the most common issues
  • Prosecuting a discharge or dischargeability case

2:00 p.m. : Advanced Means Test & Totality of Circumstances

  • Beyond the “basic” means test
  • Totality: the “other hammer”
  • The asset Chapter 7

2:45 p.m. : Break

3:00 p.m. : Preferences, Fraudulent Transfers

  • What is a bankruptcy preference?
  • Affirmative defenses to a preference claim
  • Fraudulent transfers and the bankruptcy estate

3:30 p.m. : Potpourri!

  • Attorney Fees and Getting Paid
  • A Bit About Chapter 11 and Chapter 12
  • Student Loans 
  • 15 Cases You Need to Know About
  • After-Acquired Assets
  • Death of the Debtor
  • Sale/Purchase During Plan 

4:30 p.m. : Program Concludes 

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Learn how preplanning for bankruptcy can help your clients
  • Understand how to handle community property in a bankruptcy case
  • Go in-depth on discharge and dischargeability
  • Learn the advanced means test
  • Get debt-relief strategies
  • Attorneys with some experience in bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy lawyers seeking a refresher
  • Creditor/debtor attorneys
  • Attorneys who attended The Basics of Filing Chapter 7 & Chapter 13

YLD Discount!

Young Lawyers Division members receive a $20 discount on tuition.* Discount applied automatically upon log-in.

*Young Lawyers Division Members are State Bar member attorneys 36 years of age or younger, or within five years of admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin. If you’ve opted out of YLD, you will not receive this discount. The $20 discount only applies to in-person, live webcast, and webcast replay versions of this seminar – not CLE OnDemand.. YLD members with Ultimate Passes, other CLE passes, or PINNACLE discounts are not eligible for this discount.


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*Discount applies to both print and digital Books UnBound editions of this title and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Offer valid through 12/31/24. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of libraries. Discount cannot be combined with any other offers.

TIf you’re just getting started in this practice area, we recommend that you also attend The Basics of Filing Chapter 7 & Chapter 13, which covers the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 and takes you step by step through the process of filing for each.

BYP

The Build Your Practice Series from State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® introduces you to the fundamentals of various practice areas. Gain the tools and information you need to develop a new area of practice and expand your firm's offerings. Build Your Practice Series programs are endorsed by the State Bar's Young Lawyers Division.

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