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The Nuts and Bolts of Collections and Creditors' Rights 2021

Product ID: CA3159R4
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Endorsed by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Don’t be left in the lurch

Prior to COVID-19, 68 million U.S. adults had debt in collections on their credit report.1 The pandemic has worsened the financial picture. As relief aid expires, more and more individuals and businesses will be unable to meet their financial obligations. With bankruptcies expected to exponentially rise in 2021, where does that leave creditors?

The Nuts and Bolts of Collections and Creditors’ Rights will offer a foundation in creditor and debtor law, so you can advise clients of the best courses of action to recoup as much as possible.

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Pricing

Member $259.00

Non-Member $339.00

Credits

6 CLE

Date and Time

Thursday, June 10, 20218:30 AM - 3:00 PM CT

Add to Calendar 6/10/2021 8:30:00 AM 6/10/2021 3:00:00 PM America/Chicago The Nuts and Bolts of Collections and Creditors' Rights 2021

Endorsed by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Don’t be left in the lurch

Prior to COVID-19, 68 million U.S. adults had debt in collections on their credit report.1 The pandemic has worsened the financial picture. As relief aid expires, more and more individuals and businesses will be unable to meet their financial obligations. With bankruptcies expected to exponentially rise in 2021, where does that leave creditors?

The Nuts and Bolts of Collections and Creditors’ Rights will offer a foundation in creditor and debtor law, so you can advise clients of the best courses of action to recoup as much as possible.

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Endorsed by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Don’t be left in the lurch

Prior to COVID-19, 68 million U.S. adults had debt in collections on their credit report.1 The pandemic has worsened the financial picture. As relief aid expires, more and more individuals and businesses will be unable to meet their financial obligations. With bankruptcies expected to exponentially rise in 2021, where does that leave creditors?

The Nuts and Bolts of Collections and Creditors’ Rights will offer a foundation in creditor and debtor law, so you can advise clients of the best courses of action to recoup as much as possible.

Read More ↓

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Presenters:

Kristin K. Beilke
Murphy Desmond, S.C.
Madison

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

Nancy B. Johnson
Brennan Steil, S.C.
Janesville

Brian P. Thill
Office of the U.S. Trustee
Madison

8:30 a.m. : Debt Assessment, Demand, and Dangers

  • Identifying the type of debt, amount of debt, and correct debtors
  • Acceptable, required and prohibited collection practices under the Wisconsin Consumer Act, the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rules and regulations, and other consumer acts
  • Making a demand for satisfaction
  • Steering clear of dangerous waters

Nancy B. Johnson

9:30 a.m. : Commencing an Action and Obtaining a Judgment

  • Small claims vs. circuit court
  • Filing suit
  • Replevins/money judgments
  • Docketing and perfecting judgments

Brian P. Thill

10:20 a.m. : Break

10:35 a.m. : Collection of Judgments

  • Selecting the most appropriate method of collection
  • Garnishment procedures
  • Supplementary examinations and proceedings
  • Additional collection mechanisms

Brian P. Thill

11:45 a.m. : Creditor’s Rights in Bankruptcy

  • Issues to consider

J. David Krekeler

12:00 p.m. : Lunch

1:00 p.m. : Creditor’s Rights in Bankruptcy (continued)

  • Remedies available when the debtor files bankruptcy
  • Filing claims, lifting the automatic stay, analyzing the debtor’s exemptions
  • Objecting to the discharge of debts
  • Defending preference claims

J. David Krekeler

2:00 p.m. : Special Issues Panel discussion (live)

  • Case law updates
  • Collection techniques
  • Ethical and malpractice concerns
  • Practice variations
  • Practice do’s and don’ts
  • Collection “traps”
  • Chapter 128
  • Foreign judgments
  • COVID-related changes

Kristin K. Beilke, Nancy B. Johnson, J. David Krekeler

2:50 p.m. : Question and Answer

3:00 p.m. : Program Concludes

  • Receive solid grounding in elder law’s essential elements
  • Become familiar with medical assistance programs for the elderly
  • Understand health care power of attorney and other life planning options
  • Find out how guardianships and protective placements work
  • Learn planning strategies under the Wisconsin Trust Code
  • Explore estate recovery tactics
  • Estate planning/probate lawyers
  • Marital property lawyers
  • Guardians ad litem for adults
  • Attorneys looking to add elder law to their practice
  • Elder law attorneys wanting a refresher

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 the live webcast and webcast replays, not CLE OnDemand. YLD members with Ultimate Passes, other CLE passes, or PINNACLE discounts are not eligible for this discount.


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Collections & Bankruptcy in Wisconsin

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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 as long as CLE credit is available for this program. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of full library.

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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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