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Duties of the Attorney in a Bankruptcy Case

Recorded on: Sep. 14, 2017
Running Time: 01:00:45

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Taken from the Web Program Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2017 recorded September 2017 in San Francisco.

Duties of the Attorney in a Bankruptcy Case [01:00:45]
  • Interviewing the Client and Evaluating the Case – Role Playing
    • Due diligence
    • Reviewing for Jurisdiction,Eligibility and Venue
    • Reviewing alternatives to filing for bankruptcy
    • Evaluating the bankruptcy process: Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13
    • Secured, priority, unsecured debts
    • Debts not generally discharged
    • Bankruptcy Planning

Sally J. Elkington, Carl R. Gustafson, Sarah Lampi Little


The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Part II: Duties of the Attorney in a Bankruptcy Case
    Sarah Lampi Little, Carl R. Gustafson, Sally J. Elkington
  • Guidelines for Legal Services to Be Provided by Debtors’ Attorneys in Chapter 7 Cases, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California
    Sarah Lampi Little, Carl R. Gustafson, Sally J. Elkington
  • Bankruptcy Client Questionnaire—Kornfield, Nyberg, Bendes & Kuhner
    Sarah Lampi Little
  • Bankruptcy Client Questionnaire—Lincoln Law
    Carl R. Gustafson
  • Client Forms, Consultation Agreement and Acknowledgment of Receipt of Disclosures and Instructions—Lincoln Law
    Carl R. Gustafson
  • Bankruptcy Client Questionnaire—Elkington Shepherd
    Sally J. Elkington
  • Initial Consultation Information—Elkington Shepherd
    Sally J. Elkington
  • Client Intake Sheet—Elkington Shepherd
    Sally J. Elkington
  • Initial Consultation Agreement and Required Notices—Elkington Shepherd
    Sally J. Elkington
  • Initial Consultation—Example of Too Much Information Requested—Elkington Shepherd
    Sally J. Elkington
  • Guidelines for New Chapter 7 Cases—Elkington Shepherd
    Sally J. Elkington
  • Attorney Client Agreement—Chapter 7
    Sally J. Elkington
  • Dewsnup v. Timm, 502 U.S. 410, 112 S.Ct. 773, Supreme Court of the United States (1992)
    Sally J. Elkington, Sarah Lampi Little, Carl R. Gustafson
  • Bank of America, N. A. v. Caulkett, No. 13-1421, Supreme Court of the United States (Slip Opinion) (2015)
    Carl R. Gustafson, Sally J. Elkington, Sarah Lampi Little
  • Part II: Attorney Duties (PowerPoint slides)
    Sally J. Elkington, Carl R. Gustafson, Sarah Lampi Little

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  • Part II: Attorney Duties (PowerPoint slides)
    Sally J. Elkington, Carl R. Gustafson, Sarah Lampi Little
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Sally J Elkington ~ Bankruptcy Practitioner, Partner, Elkington Shepherd LLP
Carl R Gustafson ~ Bankruptcy Practitioner, Managing Partner, Lincoln Law
Sarah Lampi Little ~ Bankruptcy Practitioner and Chapter 7 Trustee, Attorney, Shareholder, Kornfield, Nyberg, Bendes, Kuhner & Little, P.C.
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