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Bankruptcy and Domestic Relations Manual, 2020-2021 ed.

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Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 2020
ISBN: 9781731964229
Publication Frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update format: N/A

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Bankruptcy and Domestic Relations Manual, 2020-2021 ed.


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Bankruptcy and Domestic Relations Manual focuses on domestic relations issues in bankruptcy and how the law affects domestic relations. This publication examines:

  • How the automatic stay triggered by a bankruptcy filing affects pending divorce and other domestic relations proceedings in state courts
  • Whether debts related to a marital dissolution are dischargeable
  • How professional fees in divorce proceedings are affected by bankruptcy
  • Jurisdictional questions between state and bankruptcy courts

You will also find:

  • Details and strategies for representing the domestic relations creditor or debtor in a bankruptcy case
  • Explanations of bankruptcy law relating to domestic relations claims
  • Strategies and steps to successfully handle a domestic relations issue in a bankruptcy case
  • Guidance to determine whether the domestic relations debt qualifies as a nondischargeable "domestic support obligation"
  • Step-by-step assistance in resolving problems with marital relations claims when they occur in a bankruptcy case
  • 17 practice forms for use in domestic relations matters in a bankruptcy case