Stephanie Ferrill - Bankruptcy Law

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COURSE SYLLABUS & READING ASSIGNMENTS

Subject                                                                Chapters

Week 1       History of Bankruptcy                                                        1 – 3A, 31

                   Researching Bankruptcy                

                   Introduction to Bankruptcy

                   Gatekeeper Provisions

 

Week 2       Voluntary Bankruptcy                                                         3B – 6

                   Involuntary Bankruptcy

                   Notice and a Hearing

                   Other General Provisions

                   Needs Based Bankruptcy Definitions

 

Week 3       Chapter 7 overview                                                    7 – 9

                   Discharge and Reaffirmation

                   Conversion

                   Exemptions

 

Week 4       Trustee, Creditor Committees                                    10 – 12A, 13

                   Preparing a Proceeding for a Trustee

                   Introduction to Bankruptcy Litigation

                   Objections to Discharge/Dischargeability

 

Week 5       Automatic Stay                                                           12, 14 – 15

                   Property of Estate

                   Introduction to Avoiding Powers & Turnover

 

Week 6       Preferences                                                                  16 – 17, 20A – C, E

                   Fraudulent Transfers

                   Post Petition Transfers

                   Miscellaneous Provisions

 

Week 7       Use, Sale of Property                                                 18 – 20D

                   Obtaining Credit

                   Executory Contracts

 

Week 8       Claims Administration                                                21 – 23    

                   Chapter 13

 

Week 9       Chapter 11 - Administration                                                24 – 26       

                   Chapter 11 - Plan

                   Chapter 11 – Confirmation

                                                                

Week 10     Jurisdiction (optional)                                                28-30

                   Statements & Schedules

                   Means Testing Tutorial        

 

     Week 12   FINAL EXAM Friday, June 28 at 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

 

* All dates APPROXIMTE - Instructor reserves the right to modify the schedule as appropriate.



Contact
email Email: Stephanie Ferrill
Phone: 408.864.8999x3695 
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Office Hours: By appointment

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Last Updated: 5/2/13