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13: Bankruptcy

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    16968
  • Learning Objectives

    After reading this chapter, you should understand the following:

    1. A short history of US bankruptcy law
    2. An overview of key provisions of the 2005 bankruptcy act
    3. The basic operation of Chapter 7 bankruptcy
    4. The basic operation of Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    5. The basic operation of Chapter 13 bankruptcy
    6. What debtor’s relief is available outside of bankruptcy