Collier Forms Manual, Fourth Edition

A comprehensive collection of commercial and consumer bankruptcy forms for use in cases under Bankruptcy Code chapters 7, 9, 11, 12, and 13, authored by Judge Kevin Carey, Chief Justice of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, and Bonnie Glantz Fatell, a partner with Blank Rome LLP.
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The Collier Forms Manual contains a comprehensive collection of forms for use in cases under Bankruptcy Code chapters 7, 9, 11, 12, and 13. Four volumes are devoted to forms for commercial bankruptcies, while two volumes focus on consumer bankruptcy forms. Organized topically accordingly to the day-to-day "tasks" performed by bankruptcy practitioners, each chapter includes collections of related forms accompanied by practical discussion and notes explaining the forms and their use.


The comprehensive Collier Forms Manual includes:
•Official bankruptcy forms and practice-tested litigation forms
•Procedural considerations and practical advice on the use of the forms
•The text of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee Notes, detailing periodic changes to the mandatory official bankruptcy forms. Relevant Bankruptcy Code and Rule citations in the form titles, allowing ease of reference by attorneys.


In addition to containing the relevant forms, each part contains expert analysis, including helpful practical advice for successfully drafting and filing the forms. Up-to-date coverage of developments in bankruptcy practice and procedure ensures that the advice is based on the cutting edge of the law and the most up-to-date official forms.

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Table of Contents

VOLUME 1 (Commercial) 

Part 1 Abandoning Property of the Estate

Part 2 Establishing the Attorney-Client Relationship

Part 3 Disclosure of Attorney's Fees

Part 4 Modifying, Maintaining and Enforcing the Automatic Stay

Part 5 Filing and Responding to Claims and Interests

Part 6 Closing the Case: Continuing Jurisdiction

Part 7 Collective Bargaining Agreements

Part 8 Commencement of the Voluntary Case

Part 9 Committees in Chapter 11 Cases

Part 10 Compensation

VOLUME 2 (Commercial)

Part 11 Conversions

Part 12 Employment of Professional Persons

Part 13 Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases

Part 14 Fraudulent Transfers

Part 15 Involuntary Petitions

Part 16 Examination of the Debtor and Other Entities

Part 17 Municipal Bankruptcies

Part 18 Operation of Debtor's Business

Part 19 Chapter 15 Ancillary and Other Cross-Border Insolvency Cases


VOLUME 3 (Commercial)

Part 20 Plans: Disclosure Statements

Part 21 Plans: Drafting and Filing the Plan

App21 Sample Plans and Disclosure Statements

Part 21A Plans: Modification

Part 22 Plans: Obtaining Acceptance of Plans

Part 23 Plans: Obtaining Confirmation of Plans

VOLUME 3A (Commercial)

Part 24 Preferential Transfers

Part 25 Trustees and Examiners

Part 26 Turnover

Part 27 Continuation of Utility Services

Part 28 Using, Selling or Leasing Property of the Estate

Part 25 Trustees and Examiners

Part 26 Turnover

Part 27 Continuation of Utility Services

Part 28 Using, Selling or Leasing Property of the Estate

Part 29 Procedure

Part 30 Appointment of Ombudsman

VOLUME 4 (Consumer)

Part CS1 Abandoning Property of the Estate

Part CS2 Adversary Proceedings

Part CS3 Appeals

Part CS4 Establishing the Attorney-Client Relationship

Part CS5 Attorney's Fees

Part CS6 Modifying, Maintaining and Enforcing the Automatic Stay

Part CS7 Trustee's Avoiding Powers

Part CS8 Filing and Responding to Claims and Interests

Part CS9 Codebtor Stay

Part CS10 Commencement of the Case

Part CS10A Dismissal of the Case

Part CS11 Compensation


VOLUME 5 (Consumer)

Part CS12 Conversions

Part CS13 Dischargeability of Debt

Part CS14 Discharge

Part CS15 Discrimination

Part CS16 Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases

Part CS17 Exemptions and Lien Avoidance

Part CS18 Meeting of Creditors

Part CS19 Plans

Part CS20 Reaffirmation

Part CS21 Redemption

Part CS22 Reopening the Case

Part CS23 Trustees

Part CS24 Turnover

Part CS25 Utilities

Part CS26 Procedure