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    The Bankruptcy Claims Handbook, Second Edition

    By Business Bankruptcy

    Edited by Brett D Fallon, Monique D Hayes, and Paul Robert Hage

    The Bankruptcy Claims Handbook, Second Edition

    The Bankruptcy Claims Handbook, Second Edition

    By Business Bankruptcy

    Edited by Brett D Fallon, Monique D Hayes, and Paul Robert Hage

    A practical resource for novice and seasoned bankruptcy lawyers, this second edition includes recent case law and substantial updates. It provides an understanding of the bankruptcy claims process, rights and duties of debtors and creditors, priority scheme, the objection process, and grounds for challenging discharge of a particular claim. Includes legal analysis and answers important questions.
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    An essential resource to help lawyers develop greater familiarity and understanding of bankruptcy law, this handbook provides entry into bankruptcy analysis and processes for practitioner's embarking on identifying, asserting, objecting to and/or defending claims in a bankruptcy case and evaluating the manner that claims may be treated.

    Providing a starting point for legal analysis, highlighting key issues, and answering key questions, this handbook provides guidance on:

    • A summary of debtor's duties, the preparation of the debtor's schedules, and a chart with the debtor's assets and liabilities
    • The life cycle of the claim, from onset to the contents, effects, timing and location of filing, concluding with rules regarding amendments to a claim
    • Secured claims and transitions into unsecured claims
    • Reclamation claims or the right of a vendor to demand the return of certain delivered goods from the debtor, including ordinary course of business requirement, insolvency, receipt of goods, the substance and timing of written demand and identity of the goods
    • The definition of administrative claims and the types of claims that qualify for administrative status
    • Claims objection process, including disallowance of claim and consequences of disallowance
    • Rejection damages claims definition and the nuances of rejection remedies for tenants whose landlords reject their leases
    • A new chapter on the intersection of claim dischargeability and the claims process
    • And much more!

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    6x9, Paperback

    Publication Date

    10/28/2021 12:00:00 AM

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