CLE Course: Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

As the economy continues to struggle along and numerous homeowners remain underwater, many Americans have turned to bankruptcy for a fresh financial start. Many of your own clients may even be considering bankruptcy – but how do you know if Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 is a better option for your client?screen-capture

Attorney Credits has just added an excellent new CLE course about the Chapter 13 bankruptcy process.  Presented by Los Angeles bankruptcy attorney Michael Raichelson, the course also includes a thorough discussion of the foreclosure process.  The course primarily covers the mechanics of Chapter 13, eligibility to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, information to gather from the client, how to get the bankruptcy process started, the Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition, schedules and forms. The course can be accessed by clicking this link: Chapter 13 Bankruptcy for the Non Bankruptcy Attorney.

Further topics addressed include:

  • Foreclosure Trends
  • The Reminder Call
  • The 30-day ‘cool off’ period
  • The Notice of Default
  • Unlawful Detainer
  • Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13
  • Costs
  • The Right Client
  • Eligibility Debt Limits
  • Filing the bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy Software
  • Bankruptcy website and resources

Michael H. Raichelson has over 18 years of experience assisting individuals and businesses throughout California and the United States manage their debt problems.  Mr. Raichelson is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the California Bankruptcy Forum, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the Los Angeles County Bankruptcy Forum.  In 2011, Mr. Raichelson was recognized as one of the premiere attorneys in the Los Angeles area, earning inclusion in California Super Lawyers for Southern California.

This Chapter 7 Bankruptcy course is accredited in the following states:

  • Arizona (AZ)
  • California (CA)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Georgia (GA)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New York (NY)
  • South Dakota (SD)