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The Influence of Bankruptcy on Collections

Navigating the often complicated rules of bankruptcy law can be a daunting task if you do not have any experience in that area to guide you.

This topic aims to help the person responsible for collections or special asset management or their legal counsel to understand generally how the bankruptcy system operates. This information offers practical insight into some of the specific legal issues which typically arise and have to address the same. It explains the differences among the varying bankruptcy chapters and what you can do to best protect your business' interests. This topic is critical for presidents/CEOs/managers, loan officers, credit committee members/volunteers, collection officers, compliance officers, and attorneys who want to minimize their business' exposure to bankruptcy losses. Knowing your rights as a creditor in the context of a bankruptcy filing is of the utmost importance and this material will provide you with the necessary foundation to assess a bankruptcy filing.

Runtime: 66 minutes
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Agenda

Overview of the Bankruptcy Chapters

  • Brief History and "Intended Purpose" of Bankruptcy
  • Key Bankruptcy Terms and Concepts
  • Chapter 7 Basics
  • Chapter 13 Basics
  • Chapter 11 Basics

The Automatic Stay and Its Impact on Collection Efforts

  • Definition of Stay
  • Prohibited Actions
  • Scope of Co-Debtor Stay
  • Exceptions

Protecting Your Rights

  • The Creditor's Meeting
  • Reaffirmation Agreements
  • Proofs of Claim
  • Relief From the Stay
  • Cram Down Issues for Automobile Loans
  • Assume or Reject - the Impact on Real and Personal Property Leases
  • Objecting to a Debtor's Discharge
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Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at ondemandinfo@lorman.com or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on March 21, 2018.

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  • AK CLE 1.0
     
  • Alaska attorneys may receive 1.0 hours of continuing legal education for completing this program. Please contact the Alaska Bar Association or go to www.alaskabar.org for details regarding reciprocity with other states.
     
  • AL CLE 1.1
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.1 hours credit.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.0
     
  • The Arizona State Bar does not pre-approve or pre-certify MCLE programs. However, records of this program and attendance will be maintained by Lorman Education Services for auditing purposes. This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CO CLE 1.0
     
  • This program may qualify for 1.0 credit hours through the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education through reciprocity. This course is accredited in other jurisdictions such as New Jersey. To receive CLE credit for this program, a home study affidavit must be submitted to the Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education.
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.0 CLE credit(s).
     
  • HI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.0
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.0 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • ME CLE 1.0
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.0 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • MS CLE 1.1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.1 credit hours.
     
  • MT CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.0 CLE credits.
     
  • ND CLE 1.0
     
  • North Dakota CLE policy does not allow for pre-approval of any self-study courses. This course may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.1
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 65 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.2
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.2 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 CLE hours.
     
  • NY CLE 1.0 including Areas of Professional Practice 1
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.0 credit hours in the area(s) of Areas of Professional Practice for 1.00 hour. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, Inc. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • PA CLE 1.0
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.1
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.1 hours of credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.0 hours of self-study CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     
  • WI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.0 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.2
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.2 MCLE hours.
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Jonathan E. Raulston

Jonathan E. Raulston

Engel Hairston & Johanson, PC

  • Partner in the office of Engel Hairston & Johanson, PC
  • Practices in the areas of creditor rights, foreclosure, workouts, commercial litigation, bankruptcy and collections
  • Frequent lecturer on topics including creditor rights, foreclosure, and bankruptcy
  • Has handled SBA loan related issues for the past decade
  • A member of the Alabama State Bar, American Bar Association, Birmingham Bar Association (chair, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section; co-chair, Long Range Planning Committee)
  • Listed as a Rising Star in Alabama Super Lawyers
  • J.D. degree, University of Alabama School of Law; B.S. degree in health care management, University of Alabama
Alto Lee Teague, IV

Alto Lee Teague, IV

Engel Hairston & Johanson, PC

  • Associate in the office of Engel Hairston & Johanson, PC
  • For the past seventeen years he has practiced law in the areas of Commercial and Consumer Collections, Complex Commercial Litigation, Creditor's Rights, Creditor Defense, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Ejectments, Unlawful Detainers, Bankruptcy, and Commercial Lending Transactions. Member of the Birmingham Bar Association, The Federalist Society and Christian Legal Society and has previously been selected as a Rising Star in the Alabama edition of Super Lawyers
  • Admitted to the Alabama Bar in 2000 and U.S. District Courts; Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Alabama
  • J.D. degree, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University; B.A. degree, Samford University
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Product ID: 402175
Published 2018
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