Bankruptcy, Foreclosures, Taxes - Oh My!

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CDT
Location: United States District & Bankruptcy Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room, 515 Rusk, Houston 77002

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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Posted: July 26, 2019