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90-minute live streaming program
  • July 24
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

The Means Test in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases

July 24

Gain an understanding on the means test and who should be taking the test.

For those not yet familiar with consumer bankruptcy law, this information will give you the key law and procedure points that arise in connection with the means test. If you are already familiar with consumer bankruptcy law, this topic will refresh some of the fine points that may be traps for the unwary.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to explain to a potential bankruptcy client why he or she must file chapter 13 and not chapter 7.
  • You will be able to identify the key elements that constitute consumer debt for purposes of the means test.
  • You will be able to recognize the exceptions to the means test requirement that may apply to your client.
  • You will be able to review whether other grounds for dismissal, aside from the results of the means test, may apply to the case.

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Agenda

What Is the Means Test?
What Function Does It Perform in a Case?
Who Must Take the Means Test?
What Is the Median Income Test?
What Function Does It Perform?
What Are the Key Procedural Issues?
  • Calculation of Income
  • Exceptions to the Means Test Requirement (e.g., Safe Harbors)
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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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  • CPE 1.8 including Business Law 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Business Law for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: . Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Specialized Knowledge and Applications for 1.5 hours.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for branch managers, vice presidents, presidents, loan officers, compliance officers, loan department personnel, accountants and credit risk managers.

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Faculty

Morgan D. King, Esq.

Morgan D. King, Esq.

Morgan D. King

  • Has been practicing law and writing and teaching on legal topics since 1971 and has been in private practice since 1972
  • Author of six books on consumer bankruptcy law and two books on delinquent tax remedies
  • Chairman of city of Dublin Planning Commission
  • Lead the successful effort to preserve the West Dublin and East Dublin hills Greenbelts from development
  • Recipient of NACBA's Distinguished Service Award
  • Member of the California bar, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the Consumer Law and Ethics Committees of the American Bankruptcy Institute, formerly a member of the American Bar Association Tax Section Bankruptcy Task Force, the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, and other professional organizations
  • J.D. degree, University of California, Davis; A.B. degree, University of California, Berkeley
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Product ID: 407792
Published 2020
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