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Attorney Liability in Bankruptcy

Attorney Liability in Bankruptcy
Product Code: 5150415
Editors: Corinne Cooper, Catherine E. Vance
Publication Date: March 2006
ISBN: 978-1-59031-658-0
Page Count: 440
Trim Size: 7 x 10 Paperback
Sponsoring Entities: Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division
Topics: Bankruptcy Law, General Practice
Format: Book - 5150415
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About the Book

If you value your professional reputation.
If you want to keep your malpractice insurance.
If you don't want to turn your fee over to the trustee.

Just because your client isn't the bankruptcy debtor doesn't mean you get a free pass. Who is affected by this law? Every lawyer who practices or advises clients on any aspect consumer bankruptcy law--family lawyers, small business lawyers---even tort lawyers may be swept up in the law's provisions.

This book is a valuable tool to assist you in complying with the requirements of the October 2005 Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act.

The book is a comprehensive review of the provisions of the Bankruptcy Reform Act and provides everything you need to know to comply with the law, including:

  • New sanctions provisions in Chapter 7 cases

  • Regulation of attorneys as "debt relief agencies"

  • Heightened requirements for reaffirmation agreements

  • You cannot afford to practice under it without this book!

    Includes CD-ROM
    What Others Have Said

    "Comprehensive, lively, and readable, this is the book practitioners will reach for day in and day out."

    Professor Elizabeth Warren
    Harvard Law School

    "Your clients have a fool for a lawyer if you practice consumer bankruptcy without a copy of this book at your fingertips. Attorney Liability in Bankruptcy is the must-read guidebook for any attorney trying to navigate the hazardous straits of consumer bankruptcy practice under the 2005 amendments. Spearheaded by the two leading experts in this area, Corinne Cooper and Catherine Vance, this well-organized and easy-to-read volume brings together a star-studded cast to explore all aspects of the new bankruptcy attorney rules."

    G. Ray Warner
    Professor of Law & Director, LL.M. in Bankruptcy
    St. John's University School of Law

    Look At What's Inside

    Table of Contents PDF
    Preface PDF

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