Sink or Swim? Traps and Tips Treading Through Bankruptcy

Legal Area:        Bankruptcy Civil Consumer
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.50
Registration Fee:        $25.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        12/31/2020

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

Your client is a creditor in a chapter 7, now what? This in-depth CLE program will provide you with a 'Creditor's Checklist' and crucial information on how to review schedules, obtain an assessment on distributions, navigate the automatic stay, claim objections and avoidance actions. The seminar will also cover conflicts of interest of which you need to be aware in bankruptcy, as well as tips on advising a client regarding asset disposition, turnover, and the automatic stay. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on February 8, 2019.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • 'Creditor's Checklist'

  • Information Gathering and Monitoring

  • Avoid Violating the Automatic Stay

  • Reaffirmations, Perfecting Liens, and Critical Vendor Treatment

  • Timely Filing A Proof of Claim and Other Deadlines

  • Protecting Against Clawback Actions

  • Analyzing the Proposed Plan and Disclosure Statement

  • Speaker: Allison D. Byman, who is an attorney with the firm of Byman & Associates, PLLC. Allison Byman was appointed as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the Southern District of Texas in April 2012. Allison was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2003 and is also admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts of Texas for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts. She was named one of the Texas Rising Stars┬« by Thomson Reuters (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights) in 2010, 2013-2018. ┬áMore information may be found on her firm's website.


    This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. (PLEASE NOTE: This course DOES include attendance verification for attorneys licensed in states which require it, such as New York & Tennessee). Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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