Second EditionAuthor Susan Jensen-Lachmann, Esq.
Committee on the Judiciary of the U.S. House of Representatives
Description Consumer Bankruptcy, Second Edition provides
practitioners with an integrated explanation of consumer bankruptcy from
both debtor and creditor perspectives. It also includes the most
recent changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, effective
December 1st 2009, as
well as links to official websites where the latest developments may be
found. The second edition provides invaluable official and
procedural forms as well as relevant bankruptcy statutes.
Especially useful to New
Yorkpractitioners is the inclusion of the
local bankruptcy rules for all four federal districts.
The second edition
Bankruptcy has undergone
substantial reorganization reflecting the
comprehensive changes in the Bankruptcy Law in recent
years. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention
and Consumer Protection Act, enacted in 2005, was the reason for many of
the substantive changes to consumer bankruptcy law, particularly as it
pertains to individuals seeking relief from debt under either chapter 7
or chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Bankruptcy, Second Edition is authored by Susan Jensen-Lachmann who previously co-authored
the first edition of this book with the Honorable Jeremiah E.
Berk. Susan Jensen-Lachmann is counsel to the Committee on the
Judiciary of the U.S. House of Representatives, where she is primarily
responsible for bankruptcy and commercial
legislation. Ms. Jensen-Lachmann is
also the author of law review articles and contributed to various
treatises on bankruptcy law and practice.
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Pricing PN: 40456 | 2010 | 770 pages |
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