Walk Through Consumer Bankruptcy Procedures and Forms
Relying on bankruptcy software to file petitions will only get you so far. This line-by-line workshop will give you the practical knowledge necessary to double-check your software's work and confidently answer "line item" questions from trustees, creditors and judges. With the help of carefully crafted debtor scenarios, experienced practitioners will guide you through each form you need to file, clearing up ambiguities and pointing out potential pitfalls. You'll even get detailed instruction on the ever-confusing means test and Chapter 13 plans! Bankruptcy is a field of land mines and evolving interpretations of law - make sure you're prepared to guide your clients through the filing process. Register today!
Walk through the bankruptcy schedules and forms line by line, so you can knowledgeably explain the numbers submitted when questioned by the trustee, creditors or bankruptcy court.
Unravel the complexity and ambiguity of the means test with veteran practitioners at your side.
Learn the procedural steps for filing Chapter 7, 11 and 13, so you can begin confidently filing cases for debtors.
Gain a clear understanding of which chapter to file depending on your client's situation and assets.
Avoid paperwork mistakes by learning how to properly complete schedules.
Confidently structure payments and decide categories in the Chapter 13 repayment plan.
Get insider tips on what trustees look for in consumer bankruptcy filings.
TROY FOX is a partner in the firm of Crosby & Fox, LLC. He has extensive bankruptcy experience in Chapter 7 and 13 cases. He has handled arguments before the Nevada Supreme Court and the 9th Circuit B.A.P. on bankruptcy related issues. Mr. Fox has been involved in the Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program since it first started in 2009. The firm has handled more than 200 mediation cases, representing home owners and helping stop foreclosures. Mr. Fox also has been helping his clients take advantage of the Mortgage Mediation Modification program that the Nevada Bankruptcy Court started. He has served twice on the Bankruptcy Local Rules Committee in his district. He has published a short book on bankruptcy titled Don’t Lose Your Shirt In Sin City. Mr. Fox has recently been appointed as a Chapter 7 panel trustee for the District of Nevada in Las Vegas. He earned his B.A. degree from Brigham Young University, and his J.D. degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law.
TARA GASCHLER SALINAS is a founding and managing member of Salinas Law Group LLC, a Denver, Colorado law firm specializing in complex Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases, bankruptcy litigation, and appeals. Ms. Salinas has served as the vice-chairman of the Bankruptcy Local Rules Committee for the District of Colorado. She has also served as a member of two merit selection panels for the 10th Circuit, evaluating candidates for bankruptcy judicial positions in the District of Colorado. Ms. Salinas graduated from the University of Colorado School of Law. She is a regular panelist for local, regional, and national seminars.
NAUNI J. MANTY is the principal of Manty & Associates, P.A., where she focuses her practice on commercial litigation and complex bankruptcy matters. She has represented creditors in all types of settings, including enforcing creditors' rights and remedies in state court, as well as in federal court. Ms. Manty has significant experience in bankruptcy law, representing debtors, creditors, and unsecured creditor committees. Her other areas of experience include creditor rights litigation, such as breach of contract, replevin, garnishment, and letter of creditor issues. Ms. Manty was appointed by the United States Trustee, Department of Justice, to serve as a Chapter 7 panel trustee for the District of Minnesota. In her position as a Chapter 7 trustee, she oversees the administration of the Chapter 7 cases. Ms. Manty also has been appointed as a Chapter 11 trustee. She frequently lectures on bankruptcy law, collections and analysis of financial statements. Ms. Manty was named a Super Lawyer by Minnesota Law & Politics for several years. In addition, she was named one of the Top 50 Female Attorneys in Minnesota. Ms. Manty earned her B.A. degree from Concordia University and her J.D .degree, cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law.
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