Bankruptcy, Foreclosures, Taxes - Oh My!
6.5 Hours CLE; 1.5 hours ethics
8:00-8:30 Breakfast, Coffee and Networking
8:30-8:45 Pro Bono Professional Obligations and the Program
8:45-9:15 Introduction to the Bankruptcy System for Consumer Practitioners, Including Ethical Issues
9:15-9:45 Discharge and Dischargeability Issues in Pro Bono Cases
9:45-10:15 The Basics of Chapter 7, Including the Trustee’s Perspective
10:30-11:15 The Basics of Chapter 13, Including the Trustee's Role
11:15-12:00 The Basics of Personal Exemptions/Texas Marital Property and Bankruptcy Planning
12:00-12:45 A Random Walk Down the Bankruptcy Forms and Rules, Including Ethical Issues
12:45-1:00 Break - Pick up lunch.
1:00-2:00 Foreclosure Defense.
2:00-3:00 IRS Collection Alternatives
3:00-3:30 Ethical Issues of Tax Representation - Joint Representation & Circular 230
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