Hot Topics in Bankruptcy Law (11/10/20)

How to Avoid a Discharge Nightmare
Obtaining a bankruptcy discharge is the reason most people enter a chapter 13 bankruptcy. So, what happens when something goes wrong and the debtor’s discharge is jeopardized? This discussion will focus on the hot topics and controversies surrounding a 1328 discharge and how to avoid any pitfalls. 
Cari Kauffman, Sorman & Frankel, Ltd 
Justin Storer, Lakelaw

Short Sales in Bankruptcy: A Map for When and How to Use Short Sales as an Effective Tool in Your Bankruptcy Arsenal
Many debtor’s file a chapter 13 case to save real estate, but what if keeping the property is not the best option? In this panel, a real estate professional will walk attorneys through the short sale process. 
Heather J Keller, Keller Williams Inspire 

Keeping Mind and Body Healthy: A Discussion about Mental Health and Substance Abuse for the Stressed and Overworked Attorney
Mental health and substance abuse are issues which affect many in our society. But when you add long work hours, demanding clients and stressful work environments, it is no wonder that attorneys are particularly at risk. This discussion will tackle the taboo subjects of mental health and substance abuse among attorneys. 
Melissa A. Smart, ARDC Director of Education

Charles Kinzer, Geraci Law L.L.C 
Rocio Herrera, Sorman & Frankel, Ltd

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Hot Topics in Bankruptcy Law (11/10/20)
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