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Canceled - Until Debt Do Us Part 2022

Product ID: CA3346W
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Love is a battlefield

Debt problems can lead to divorce and divorce can lead to debt problems. When the two intertwine, it can be difficult to anticipate the resulting impacts on marital property, support obligations, and taxes. Clients may face a dizzying array of questions such as:

  • When to file for bankruptcy — before or after a divorce?
  • What happens to their property?
  • Which chapter should they file?
  • Are there any third-party creditor claims involved?

How can lawyers help to achieve both parties’ financial goals in a situation fraught with emotion? Get the information you need to untangle love and debt by attending Until Debt Do Us Part. This unique program will prepare you to handle your client’s credit issues before, during, and after a divorce.

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Pricing

Member $269.00

Non-Member $349.00

Credits

8 CLE, 1 EPR

Date and Time

Tuesday, June 28, 20228:30 AM - 4:50 PM CT

Add to Calendar 6/28/2022 8:30:00 AM 6/28/2022 4:50:00 PM America/Chicago Canceled - Until Debt Do Us Part 2022

Love is a battlefield

Debt problems can lead to divorce and divorce can lead to debt problems. When the two intertwine, it can be difficult to anticipate the resulting impacts on marital property, support obligations, and taxes. Clients may face a dizzying array of questions such as:

  • When to file for bankruptcy — before or after a divorce?
  • What happens to their property?
  • Which chapter should they file?
  • Are there any third-party creditor claims involved?

How can lawyers help to achieve both parties’ financial goals in a situation fraught with emotion? Get the information you need to untangle love and debt by attending Until Debt Do Us Part. This unique program will prepare you to handle your client’s credit issues before, during, and after a divorce.

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Love is a battlefield

Debt problems can lead to divorce and divorce can lead to debt problems. When the two intertwine, it can be difficult to anticipate the resulting impacts on marital property, support obligations, and taxes. Clients may face a dizzying array of questions such as:

  • When to file for bankruptcy — before or after a divorce?
  • What happens to their property?
  • Which chapter should they file?
  • Are there any third-party creditor claims involved?

How can lawyers help to achieve both parties’ financial goals in a situation fraught with emotion? Get the information you need to untangle love and debt by attending Until Debt Do Us Part. This unique program will prepare you to handle your client’s credit issues before, during, and after a divorce.

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Presenters

J. David Krekeler
Krekeler Strother, S.C.
Madison

Helen Ludwig
Ludwig Law LLC
Brookfield

Asia J. Patterson
Ohiku Law Office
Milwaukee

8:30 a.m. : Debt and Debt Collection

  • Debt
    • Secured and unsecured debt
    • Contract and equity
    • Tort
    • Statute
    • Doctrine of Necessities
    • Marital property law
    • Divorce
  • Debt collection methods
    • Levy and execution
    • Garnishment
    • Receivership
    • Judgment lien
    • Divorce judgment enforcement
    • Replevin and foreclosure, tax lien and levy, student loan collection, child support collection, car license suspension

J. David Krekeler, Helen Ludwig, Asia J. Patterson

9:00 a.m. : Introduction to Marital Property

  • Individual and marital assets
  • Marital property in a divorce

J. David Krekeler, Helen Ludwig, Asia J. Patterson

9:45 a.m. : Break

10:00 a.m. : Introduction to the Impact of Divorce on Debts

  • Property settlement
  • Debt allocation
  • Maintenance

J. David Krekeler, Helen Ludwig, Asia J. Patterson

10:30 a.m. : Introduction to Debt Relief Strategies

  • Negotiation
  • Workout
  • Chapter 128

J. David Krekeler, Helen Ludwig, Asia J. Patterson

11:15 a.m. : Introduction to Bankruptcy

  • The bankruptcy estate – the effect of marital property on the bankruptcy estate
  • Exemptions and exemption planning
  • Joint filings
  • Automatic stay issues
  • Discharge, non-dischargeable debts, and reaffirmations
  • Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13
  • Means test and totality of the circumstances

J. David Krekeler, Helen Ludwig, Asia J. Patterson

11:45 a.m. : Lunch (on own)

12:45 p.m. : Marital Settlement Agreements and Bankruptcy Considerations

  • Best Practices
  • What you need to include/exclude

J. David Krekeler, Helen Ludwig, Asia J. Patterson

1:30 p.m. : Maintenance and Bankruptcy

J. David Krekeler, Helen Ludwig, Asia J. Patterson

2:15 p.m. : Break

2:30 p.m. : Bankruptcy Strategies

  • In the Context of Marriage
  • Joint filing
    • Separate estates and distributions
  • Single spouse filing
    • Exemptions
    • The phantom discharge
    • The hypothetical discharge
  • Making the decision to file joint or single case
  • In the Context of Divorce
    • Whether to file before or after divorce
    • Joint or single?
    • Drafting divorce decrees in contemplation of bankruptcy

J. David Krekeler, Helen Ludwig, Asia J. Patterson

3:15 p.m. : Post-Divorce Bankruptcy Issues

  • What to do when you get the Notice of Meeting of Creditors
  • Domestic support obligations (DSO) and the impact on exemptions
  • Marital settlement agreements (MSA) void as fraudulent conveyances?
  • Dischargeability of debts
  • State court vs. bankruptcy court – where should you litigate?
  • Modification of Maintenance

J. David Krekeler, Helen Ludwig, Asia J. Patterson

4:00 p.m. : Ethics: Representing Financially Distressed Couples

  • What to do when you get the Notice of Meeting of Creditors
  • Domestic support obligations (DSO) and the impact on exemptions
  • Marital settlement agreements (MSA) void as fraudulent conveyances?
  • Dischargeability of debts
  • State court vs. bankruptcy court – where should you litigate?
  • Modification of Maintenance

J. David Krekeler, Helen Ludwig, Asia J. Patterson

4:50 p.m. : Program Concludes

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

  • Know how to assist your clients when bankruptcy and divorce intersect
  • Understand what factors enter into a decision to file for bankruptcy during a divorce
  • Find strategies you can use to help financially distressed divorce clients
  • Discover how divorce impacts debts and marital property
  • Avoid ethical violations common to cases involving family law and bankruptcy
  • Family law attorneys
  • Bankruptcy lawyers
  • General practitioners
  • Attorneys seeking to add bankruptcy or family law to their practice

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