Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide

The most complete strategic and procedural guide for bankruptcy practitioners.
Loose-Leaf :7 Looseleaf Volumes; updated with supplements, 12 softbound pamphlets
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The Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide, written by over 40 prominent bankruptcy attorneys, is an authoritative strategic and procedural guidebook that combines legal analysis with practical procedural and strategic advice, practice aids such as checklists and forms, and the relevant rules and primary source material of all the local bankruptcy courts in a single all-inclusive guide. Each chapter begins with an overview, explaining the issues to be covered and how those issues affect bankruptcy practice. The discussion of each issue includes strategic and practical advice as well as practice aids and other timesaving features. Up-to-date coverage of developments in bankruptcy practice and procedure insures that decisions are based on the cutting edge of the law. The Bankruptcy Practice Guide is also a perfect supplement to Collier on Bankruptcy, saving you time and money and helping you practice with greater confidence.

The Practice Guide includes:

•   Strategic guidance and practical advice
•   Checklists for both debtor and creditor
•   Practice-tested forms, including litigation forms, with cross-references to the Practice Guide, Bankruptcy Code, and Bankruptcy Rules
•   Discussion of the Bankruptcy Rules and their impact
•   The full text of local rules for all jurisdictions, including local bankruptcy forms and orders, organized by circuit in convenient, easy-to-use, soft-bound pamphlets

Substantive topics include:

•   Petitions
•   Preparation of Schedules
•   Statements and Lists
•   Electronic Filing
•   Filing Fees
•   Employment of Professional Persons
•   Compensation
•   Automatic Stay
•   Obtaining Credit
•   Proofs of Claim
•   Avoiding Powers
•   Executory Contracts
•   Exemptions
•   Dischargeability of Debts
•   Protection Against Discrimination
•   Chapter 11 Trustee's Duties
•   Cram down
•   Adversary proceedings
•   Postclosing and postconfirmation problems
•   And much more!

Whether you are a bankruptcy specialist or new to insolvency practice, you'll find that this guide's practice-oriented, step-by-step approach enables you to produce the most favorable results for your company or client.

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Table of Contents

Publication Table of Contents
COLLIER BANKRUPTCY
PRACTICE GUIDE


VOLUME 1          


PART I   PREPETITION


Chapter 1             Initial Client Contact
Chapter 2             Gathering Information
Chapter 3             Non-Bankruptcy Alternatives
Chapter 4             Issues for Consideration Prior to Filing
Chapter 5             Obtaining Corporate and Partnership Authority to File a Bankruptcy Petition
Chapter 6             [Reserved]
Chapter 7             Attorney’s Fees
Chapters 8–11   [Reserved] 


PART II  FILING


Chapter 12          Electronic Filing
Chapter 13          Voluntary Petitions
Chapter 14          Involuntary Proceedings
Chapter 15          Preparation of Lists, Schedules and Statements
Chapter 16          Filing and Administrative Fees
Chapter 17          Venue


VOLUME 2          


Chapter 18          Consolidation and Joint Administration
Chapter 19          Foreign Proceedings
Chapter 20          Partnership and Partner Bankruptcies
Chapters 21–24 [Reserved]


PART III OFFICERS


Chapter 25          Appointment of Chapter 7 Trustee
Chapter 26          Duties of a Chapter 7 Trustee
Chapter 27          Employment of Professional Persons
Chapter 28          Compensation
Chapter 29          Removal of Chapter 7 Trustee
Chapters 30–34 [Reserved]


PART IV CASE ADMINISTRATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE POWERS


Chapter 35          Meeting of Creditors
Chapter 36          Examinations
Chapter 37          Conversion and Dismissal
Chapter 38          Automatic Stay/Relief from Stay
Chapter 39          Injunctions


VOLUME 3          


Chapter 40          Contempt
Chapter 41          Adequate Protection
Chapter 42          Valuation of Property
Chapter 43          Use, Sale and Lease of Property
Chapter 44          Obtaining Credit
Chapters 45–49 [Reserved]


PART V  CLAIMS


Chapter 50          Proofs of Claim
Chapter 51          Objection to Claims
Chapter 52          Determination of Secured Status
Chapter 53          Validity of Liens
Chapter 54          Subrogation
Chapter 55          Subordination
Chapters 56–61 [Reserved]


PART VI POWERS OF TRUSTEE AND LIMITATIONS


Chapter 62          Turnover of Property
Chapter 63          Avoiding Powers


VOLUME 4          


Chapter 64          Preferences
Chapter 65          Fraudulent Conveyances
Chapter 66          Setoffs
Chapter 67          Reclamation
Chapter 68          Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases
Chapter 69          Rejection of Collective Bargaining Agreements; Payment of “Retiree Benefits”
Chapters 70–73 [Reserved]


PART VII               DEBTOR’S RIGHTS AND CHALLENGES TO SUCH RIGHTS


Chapter 74          Exemptions
Chapter 75          Discharge and Objections to Discharge
Chapter 76          Dischargeability of Debts


VOLUME 5          


Chapter 77          Reaffirmation of Debts
Chapter 78          Protection Against Discrimination
Chapter 79          Lender Liability
Chapters 80–82 [Reserved]


 


PART VIII              REORGANIZATION


Chapter 83          Creditors’ Committees in Reorganization Cases
Chapter 84          Debtor in Possession
Chapter 85          Appointment or Election of Chapter 11 Trustee; Appointment of Chapter 11 Examiner
Chapter 86          Chapter 11 Trustee’s Duties
Chapter 87          [Reserved]
Chapter 88          Filing of Claims or Interests in Chapter 11 Cases
Chapter 89          Financing the Operation of a Debtor’s Business
Chapter 90          The Chapter 11 Plan


VOLUME 6          


Chapter 91          Cram Down
Chapter 92          Distribution Under the Plan
Chapter 93          Taxes
Chapter 94          Trading Claims in Chapter 11
Chapter 95          Securities Law Issues Affecting Chapter 11 Reorganization
Chapters 96–99 [Reserved]


PART IX ADJUSTMENTS OF DEBTS


Chapter 100        Adjustment of Debts of a Family Farmer or Fisherman with Regular Annual Income.
Chapter 101        Administration of the Chapter 13 Case and the Chapter 13 Plan (Appointment and Qualification of Chapter 13 Trustee; Duties of Chapter 13 Trustee; Proposal of Plan; Objections to Plan; Confirmation of Plan; Payout Under Plan; Discharge and Objections To Discharge)
Chapters 102–106            [Reserved]


PART X  ADVERSARY PROCEEDINGS


Chapter 107        Adversary Proceedings—Plaintiff’s Pleadings, Process and Removal
Chapter 108        Defenses and Objections
Chapter 109        Adversary Proceedings—Counterclaims, Cross-Claims, Party Joinder and Sovereign Immunity
Chapter 110        Discovery
Chapter 111        Jury Trials
Chapters 112–116            [Reserved]


PART XI APPEALS


Chapter 117        Appeals in Bankruptcy Cases
Chapters 118–122            [Reserved]


PART XII               POST-CLOSING ISSUES


Chapter 123        Post-Closing (Chapter 7) and Postconfirmation (Chapter 11) Problems
Chapters 124–125            [Reserved]


VOLUME 7          


PART XIII              SPECIAL TOPICS AND SELECTED INDUSTRIES


Chapter 126        Intellectual Property in Bankruptcy
Chapters 127–128            [Reserved]
Chapter 129        Bankruptcy Cases Involving Professional Sports Franchises
Chapter 130        Bankruptcy Cases Involving Hospitals and Health Care Businesses
Chapter 131        Bankruptcy Cases Involving Automotive Suppliers and Their Customers
Chapter 132        Bankruptcy Cases Involving Casinos and Gambling Equipment Manufacturers


Glossary of Terms
Table of Statutes
Index