Consumer Debt & Personal Bankruptcy 101

Production Date: February 06, 2017 Practice Areas: Litigation and Bankruptcy & Restructuring Estimated Length: 3681 minutes


$ 59 Litigation and Bankruptcy & Restructuring In Stock

In a weak economy, the trend of personal bankruptcy filings increase. Even in a strong economy, unfortunate and unexpected circumstances give rise to filings as well.

This course, presented by attorney Julie Cvek-Curley, provides an overview of personal bankruptcy proceedings for consumers in debt. She reviews why a filing may be need, what it accomplishes, and provides an overview of the filing process as a whole.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Gain an introductory understanding of eligibility for personal bankruptcy and the different chapters of bankruptcy
  2. Understand how to conduct the intake meeting, including how to determine whether your client needs to file, and which chapter of bankruptcy is best for your client
  3. Identify best practices for preparing the Voluntary Petition and related filings
  4. Familiarize yourself with how to file the case, including what pleadings need to be filed so the case doesn’t get dismissed
  5. Grasp how to assess the case post-filing and pre-discharge, including understanding the attorney’s responsibilities
  6. Examine the Section 341(a) Meeting, including the purpose of the meeting and conduct during the meeting
  7. Comprehend the discharge process 
Shandon P.
Houston, TX

good course

Cecil F.
Jersey City, NJ

all around excellent course.very thorough.

N. Theodore Zink, Jr. Z.
Cos Cob, CT

Outstanding presentation.

Dwight B.
Flatwoods, KY


John G.
Honolulu, HI

practical approach to subject

Brett S.
Boca Raton, FL

Very thorough, good practice tips

Karen M R.
Stamford, CT

excellent presentation

Nancy M.
Sebastian, FL


David O.
Laurel, NY

Very informative.


Excellent introduction to this area of law.

Marvin C.
Flagler Beach, FL

Course provides good general overview of the various chapter options, caveats for wrong choices, and limitations--speaker covers wide range concisely.

Brian O.
Merrick, NY

Great job. I would hire this attorney for a consumer bankruptcy case.

Steven O.
Tinley Park, IL

Excellent course; excellent presenter.

Shevonn W.
Duluth, GA

Excellent information and presenter!!

Moshe S.
Chicago, IL

Clear & concise. Valuable tools.

Edmund L.
Trabuco Canyon, CA

great program, enjoyed it immensely

William C.
Plano, TX

Excellent course by the attorney

Chris T.
New York, NY

Excellent Speaker on Topic of bankruptcy

Monique H.
Brooklyn, NY

Excellent presentation... thank you!

Kathleen O.
Greensboro, NC

Very organized and efficient presentation of fundamentals in a pleasant manner. Nicely done.

Lynne T.
Minneapolis, MN

Thank you!

Megan H.
Charlotte, NC

Great introduction into Bankruptcy. Fast paced and informative.

Eugene M.
Eden Prairie, MN

covered key points well

Melissa B.
Charlotte, NC

I enjoyed it and learned a few things. I really like the pace of the speaker's presentation.