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new chapter in bankruptcy law

Merritt S. Deitz

new chapter in bankruptcy law

chapter 12 and the family farmer

by Merritt S. Deitz

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Published by Professional Education Systems in Eau Claire, Wis. (P.O. Box 1208, Eau Claire 54702) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Family farms -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Corporate reorganizations -- United States.,
    • Bankruptcy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMerritt S. Deitz, Jr., John W. Ames.
      ContributionsAmes, John W., Professional Education Systems.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1546.F35 D45 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2480934M
      LC Control Number87401064

        To address this issue, Congress passed the Small Business Reorganization Act of , creating a new subchapter of Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. The Act takes effect in February Businesses, lenders and other creditors should understand the risks and opportunities created by this new subchapter of the Bankruptcy Code. Changes to Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Law. In , Congress overhauled bankruptcy law and those changes made it harder for some to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Under the law passed in , the first step in figuring out if you could file for Chapter 7 is to measure your current monthly income against the median income for a household of your size.

        Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Chapter 7 is also called straight bankruptcy or liquidation bankruptcy. It is arguably the most available bankruptcy chapter. It usually takes less time from start to finish, and is cheaper to prosecute. It is used by both business entities and individuals. Togut, Segal & Segal LLP is the premier nationally-recognized bankruptcy boutique representing sophisticated clients in complex Chapter 11 cases in the Southern District of New York and other jurisdictions around the country. We possess the experience and sophistication to work as co-counsel or conflicts counsel with preeminent law firms such as: Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP; .

        Under the new law, individuals and companies with approximately $ million or less of business debt may reorganize under a new subchapter of Chapter 11 that eliminates some of the most.   There are three principal chapters of bankruptcy law--Chapters 7, 11 and Chapter 7 allows a discharge of debts and a fresh start for debtors who cannot turn their finances around. Chapter 11 provides for a business reorganization to let troubled business debtors develop viable recovery plans.


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