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Section Newsletter Articles on Bankruptcy

Transfer of marital residence found fraudulent by Bankruptcy Court By Matthew G. Shaw Family Law, April 2007 Most family law practitioners experience the dissolution case that is fraught with financial problems.
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Act of 2005 and its impact on seniors By Roza Gossage Elder Law, February 2006 The U.S. Congress has drastically revised the procedures and rules relating to the filing and discharge of a debtor in bankruptcy.
Financial planning for retirement plan assets under the new Bankruptcy Code By James A. Nepple Business Advice and Financial Planning, January 2006 The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (“BAPA”) is effective beginning October 17, 2005.
Bankruptcy 2005: New landscape for preference proceedings By Kevin C. Driscoll, Jr. Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, December 2005 Though largely noted for its reform of consumer bankruptcy law, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (New Code) makes notable changes to non-consumer bankruptcy law.
Seventh Circuit caselaw update By Sumner A. Bourne Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, May 2004 In re Crawford, 324 F.3d 539 (7th Cir. 4/1/03): Debtor filed a Chapter 13 plan that sought to pay one unsecured debt faster than other unsecured debts, and classified one non-dischargeable debt for full payment.
Filing a proof claim in a bankruptcy case By Sumner A. Bourne Young Lawyers Division, June 2002 The first task in completing the claim form is to make sure that you have the correct entity entered in the name box of the claim form.