Iowa CLE - Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights Courses

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  • Ethics in Debt Collection Law

    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) can subject lawyers to ethical and liability traps for those collecting and prosecuting consumer debts. This CLE course will break down the particular and common rules of professional responsibility that also cause liability under the FDCPA. The seminar will provide insight on avoiding these pitfalls from defense counsel with 30 years of experience defending law firms against FDCPA allegations. More Info

    1Ethics Credit
  • Was the Pandemic a Short or Long Term Bankruptcy Sickness

    This course will consist of a short, general description of bankruptcy law history and a description of the different types (Chapters) available and their basic respective functions and differences. There will be a discussion of the last significant Bankruptcy Code amendments effective in 2005. The course materials will include the set of current bankruptcy Schedules and Chapter 13 form plan and explain how to complete these. Finally, the course will include a brief description of bank... More Info

    2General Credits
  • You Won! Now What? Collecting Civil Judgments Under Illinois Law

    Successfully prosecuting a civil case to judgment is great, but clients typically expect money at the end of the case. This is especially important for lawyers who work on a contingent fee basis. If the judgment debtor has no available insurance – or if the judgment in question exceeds those limits, you need to understand the mechanics of collection law, so you can finish the job, monetize the judgment and get your client (and potentially yourself) paid. This course discusses the nuts a... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Following the Money: A Primer on Fraudulent Transfer Litigation for the Uninitiated

    Collecting debts can become extremely difficult and complicated if the debtor decides to play dirty. Debtors facing large lawsuits may try to make themselves judgment-proof by giving away assets to friends, family and other insiders, leaving little or nothing for the creditor to take. This CLE course examines how to combat and unwind such “fraudulent transfers” under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (“UFTA”). Additionally, this course will cover the nuts and bolts of avoidance... More Info

    1General Credit
  • Move to Florida, Home in Florida, or Snowbird: What Estate Planning Attorneys Need to Know

    If you have moved, or are considering moving to Florida, have or are buying a second home in Florida, there are important implications of Florida law and planning that should be considered. This CLE presentation will explore a wide range of Florida legal and planning considerations, including: who can be a personal representative of a Floridian’s estate? FL has valuable homestead protection. What is that and how might you take advantage of it? What language might you add to a revocable... More Info

    1.5General Credits
  • Skip Tracing for Lawyers

    Attorneys in most areas of practice, especially trust and estates, personal injury, malpractice, debt collection and real estate law occasionally encounter situations requiring the location of missing people. This includes heirs, beneficiaries, witnesses, shareholders and debtors. In many instances, with the proper knowledge, resources and creativity, lawyers may be able to locate these absentees without having to retain the services of private investigators or skip tracers. This conti... More Info

    1.25General Credits
  • The Hidden Secrets of Constructive Trust Litigation

    This CLE course will address the hidden secrets of constructive trust litigation. A typical example could be if one’s client has executed a deed signing away his property, with full knowledge of what he was doing. However, he had an "understanding" that he would get it back someday. Does the statute of frauds bar relief? Maybe not. The author of the new book "Litigating Constructive Trusts" reveals some critical issues that come up in constructive trust cases, and how to use those matt... More Info

    1.5General Credits
  • Defending Motions to Dismiss and Objections to Discharge Under Chapter 7 United States Bankruptcy Code

    Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code provides a fresh start for most debtors. A bankruptcy discharge under this Chapter relieves Debtors of any legal obligation to repay any and all debts listed in the schedules. However, not everyone qualifies for a Chapter 7 discharge and not all debts are subject to discharge. This CLE lecture will review each statutory exception to discharge and discuss strategies for defending objections filed by creditors and the US Trustee. More Info

    1.5General Credits

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