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Get the most authoritative coverage of bankruptcy law in a time-saving compact guide. The Collier Bankruptcy Manual, 4th Edition, a four-volume desk edition of Collier on Bankruptcy, provides a definitive section-by-section analysis of the Bankruptcy Code, accompanied by detailed analysis of current rules, case law, and related non-bankruptcy law.

Publication of the fourth edition of the Collier Bankruptcy Manual began in the summer of 2010. In June 2011, the fourth edition was completed, bringing the Collier Bankruptcy Manual fully up-to-date with Collier on Bankruptcy.

Every aspect of bankruptcy practice is covered, including:

• Voluntary and involuntary cases;
• Liquidation proceedings;
• Reorganization proceedings (individual and business);
• Case administration;
• Debtors' duties and benefits;
• Role and capacity of the trustee; and
• Ancillary and other cross-border cases.

Featuring the same expert opinion found in Collier on Bankruptcy, the Collier Bankruptcy Manual, 4th Edition provides authoritative guidance in an affordable, easy-to-use format.

The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

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Table of Contents

Bankruptcy Courts; Jurisdiction; Venue; Appeals; General Coverage 
Chapter 1 Overview of Bankruptcy Law
Chapter 2 Bankruptcy Courts
Chapter 3 Jurisdiction and Powers of District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts
Chapter 4 Venue of Cases and Proceedings
Chapter 5 Appeals
Chapter 6 The United States Trustee System
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Crimes
Chapter 8 Professional Responsibility
Chapter 9 Filing and Administrative Fees
Chapter 10 Suits Against Trustees and Debtors in Possession Without Leave of the Bankruptcy Court, and the Duty to Comply With State Law and to Pay Taxes
Chapter 11 Mediation in Bankruptcy

Chapter 1 General Provisions
Chapter 101 Definitions
Chapter 102 Rules of Construction
Chapter 103 Applicability of Chapters
Chapter 104 Adjustment of Dollar Amounts
Chapter 105 Power of Court
Chapter 106 Waiver of Sovereign Immunity
Chapter 107 Public Access to Papers
Chapter 108 Extension of Time
Chapter 109 Who May Be a Debtor
Chapter 110 Bankruptcy Petition Preparers
Chapter 111 Nonprofit Budget and Credit Counseling Agencies; Financial Management Instructional Courses
Chapter 112 Prohibition on Disclosure of Names of Minor Children

Chapter 3 Case Administration
Subchapter I Commencement of a Case
Subchapter II Officers
Subchapter III Administration
Subchapter IV Administrative Powers

Chapter 5 Creditors, the Debtor, and the Estate
Subchapter I Creditors and Claims
Subchapter II Debtor's Duties and Benefits
Subchapter III The Estate

Chapter 7 Liquidation
Subchapter I Officers and Administration
Subchapter II Collection, Liquidation, and Distribution of the Estate
Subchapter III Stockbroker Liquidation
Subchapter IV Commodity Broker Liquidation
Subchapter V Clearing Bank Liquidation

Chapter 9 Adjustment of Debts of a Municipality
Chapter 900 General Analysis of Chapter 9

Chapter 11 Reorganization
Subchapter I Officers and Administration
Subchapter II The Plan
Subchapter III Postconfirmation Matters
Subchapter IV Railroad Reorganization

Chapter 12 Adjustment of Debts of a Family Farmer or Fisherman with Regular Annual Income
Subchapter I Officers, Administration, and the Estate
Subchapter II The Plan

Chapter 13 Adjustment of Debts of an Individual with Regular Income
Subchapter I Officers, Administration, and the Estate
Subchapter II The Plan

Chapter 15 Ancillary and Other Cross-Border Cases
Subchapter I General Provisions
Subchapter II Access of Foreign Representatives and Creditors to the Court
Subchapter III Recognition of a Foreign Proceeding and Relief
Subchapter IV Cooperation With Foreign Courts and Foreign Representatives
Subchapter V Concurrent Proceedings

Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Rules