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Bankruptcy Basics

Bankruptcy Basics guides attorneys new to bankruptcy through every step of filing their first bankruptcy case:

  • Counseling the client whether to file and what to expect
  • When to file, fees and fee waivers, and the pre-filing counseling requirement
  • Detailed instructions with filled-in examples on filing all the initial forms and 58 other sample pleadings in Word format
  • The meeting of creditors, debtor education requirements, and the discharge
  • Best approaches in dealing with homes, cars, other secured debt
  • Client questionnaires and handouts, other practice aids
  • Digital access to the Bankruptcy Code, bankruptcy rules, and summaries of all 50 states' exemption laws

Your purchase of Bankruptcy Basics is a one-time, non-recurring purchase. Access to the digital edition is ongoing.

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2023 3rd ed.

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