Bankruptcy Law (LGL-250)
This course is an overview of bankruptcy law and procedure to prepare paralegal students to assist attorneys representing debtors and creditors. It will cover commencement of a case, preparation of petitions and schedules, operating and liquidating procedures, adversary matters and litigation in bankruptcy court, and debtors' and creditors' rights and obligations. Forms utilized in bankruptcy court will be stressed. The course reviews the current Federal bankruptcy code including recent amendments. Prerequisite: LGL 101. 3 lecture hours; 3 credit hours.