Bankruptcy

The 2014 Bankruptcy Update
Credits: 2.5 Credits Professional Practice per course

This program was originally presented on the following dates:
Part I Tuesday, September 9th
Part II Tuesday, September 16th
Part III Tuesday, September 23rd

Presentations by:
David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Office of Gregory Messer, PLLC
Sponsored by:
BBA’s Bankruptcy Law Committee- Dayid J. Doyaga, Esq., Chair
Part I – Bankruptcy Basics – This Course is for the beginning attorney who has done 5 or less bankruptcies and is excellent for sending your staff and paralegals to learn or re-learn the Basics of Bankruptcy and Chapter 7.
Topics include:  How to properly complete and amend Schedules and other required filings;  How to convert to other Chapters; The basics of how to complete the means test form;  How to get the Meeting of Creditors closed in one visit;  Basic client interviewing; Bankruptcy Exemptions.
Part II –Intermediate Level – This Course is a perfect follow up to Part I.
Topics include: How to get the difficult or high earning debtor under the means test cap for Chapter 7;  Discharge and Dischargeability Actions and how to defend them; reaffirmation of Debts and the alternatives thereto; and advanced Exemptions and analysis.
Part III –Advanced Bankruptcy – Covers Advanced Topics.
Topics include: The new exemptions – advanced analysis; Exemption Planning; Recent Decisions; Chapter 13 and lien stripping; S0.tripping Second mortgages and Chapter 20.
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To Order Online:
Part I:

$50.00

Part II:
$50.00

Part III:
$50.00

For more information contact: Danielle A. Levine, at dlevine@brooklynbar.org or 718-624-0675, ext. 206

PRE-RECORDED: Bankruptcy Update 2013

Originally Presented On:
Part I Thursday, September 12th: 6:00-8:30pm
Part II Thursday, September 19th: 6:00-8:30pm
Part III Thursday, September 26th: 6:00-8:30pm

Credits: 2.5 Credits Professional Practice per course

Members $50 | Non-Members $80  

Part I – Bankruptcy Basics – This Course is for the beginning attorney who has done 5 or less bankruptcies and is excellent for sending your staff and paralegals to learn or re-learn the Basics of Bankruptcy and Chapter 7.
Topics include:  How to properly complete and amend Schedules and other required filings;  How to convert to other Chapters; The basics of how to complete the means test form;  How to get the Meeting of Creditors closed in one visit;  Basic client interviewing; Bankruptcy Exemptions.

Part II –Intermediate Level - This Course is a perfect follow up to Part I.
Topics include: How to get the difficult or high earning debtor under the means test cap for Chapter 7;  Discharge and Dischargeability Actions and how to defend them; reaffirmation of Debts and the alternatives thereto; The new exemptions – an overview.

Part III –Advanced Bankruptcy – Covers Advanced Topics.
Topics include: The new exemptions – advanced analysis; Exemption Planning; Recent Decisions; Chapter 13 and lien stripping.

Presentations by:
David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Office of Gregory Messer, PLLC

Sponsored by:
BBA’s Bankruptcy Law Committee- Dayid J. Doyaga, Esq., Chair
East Coast Appraisal Services

To Order Online:

Part I
CD

$50.00

DVD

$50.00

Part II
CD
+$30.00
$50.00

DVD

$50.00

Part III
CD
+$30.00
$50.00

DVD

$50.00

For more information, contact Danielle A. Levine, CLE Director, at 718-624-0675, ext. 206 or dlevine@brooklynbar.org.

We maintain a financial hardship policy. Contact CLE Director for application information.

Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Speakers: David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Offices of Gregory Messer, PLLC

The 2009 Bankruptcy Update CLE two part series on the most recent changes to New York Bankruptcy law

Part II – Beyond the Basics of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Topics will include: Recent Decisions of Eastern District Judges Affecting You; Trends in the Law; 707(b) Challenges; A Close Review of the Means Test and Review of Cases Concerning Appropriate CMI Deductions; Recent Change in Insurance Exemption; Determining Proper Budgets in Chapter 13; Stripping Second Mortgages in Chapter 13.

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Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Sponsors: The Bankruptcy Committee, David J. Doyaga, Esq., Chair
The Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello, Esq., Executive Director
Citibank, N.A.
East Coast Appraisal Service – Commercial and Residential Real Estate Appraisers
Speakers: David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Offices of Gregory Messer, PLLC

The 2009 Bankruptcy Update CLEa two part series on the most recent changes to New York Bankruptcy law

Part I – The Basics of Chapter 7 and 2009 UpdateTopics will include: the Basics of Chapter 7: Eligibility and Steps in the Process; Client Relations; Interview and Intake Procedures;Information the Debtor Should Be Given; Ethical Issues; Common Complexities in Everyday Cases; Valuation Issues; Claiming theProper and Maximum Exemptions; How to Get Tough Cases Through and What Cases to Avoi ; Audits, They are Back and Theyare Discovering Fraud.

Part II – Beyond the Basics of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13Topics will include: Recent Decisions of Eastern District Judges Affecting You; Trends in the Law; 707(b) Challenges; A CloseReview of the Means Test and Review of Cases Concerning Appropriate CMI Deductions; Recent Change in Insurance Exemption;Determining Proper Budgets in Chapter 13; Stripping Second Mortgages in Chapter 13.

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Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Speakers: David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Offices of Gregory Messer, PLLC

Part I – The Basics of Chapter 7 and 2008 Update Topics include: the Basics of Chapter 7: Eligibility and Steps in the Process; Client Relations; Interview and Intake Procedures; Information the Debtor Should Be Given; Ethical Issues; Common Complexities in Everyday Cases; Valuation Issues; Claiming the Proper and Maximum Exemptions; How to Get Tough Cases Through and What Cases to Avoid.

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