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Bankruptcy Made Simple: A Paralegal's Guide

  • 09/22/2023
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Bankruptcy-Made-Simple-A-Paralegal-s-Guide/Video-Webinar/97138ER_3968455?st=WA

Program Description

Handle Essential Filings and Documents with Ease

From the initial client interview to drafting bankruptcy petitions, your role as a paralegal during the life of a bankruptcy case is extremely influential. Are you confident in your knowledge of the start-to-finish process? And how do you keep in contact with all the creditors during the case? This program will review the tasks and job duties you need to know in order to streamline the filings and avoid costly errors or delays. Register today!

  • Review the bankruptcy code fundamentals you need to know to effectively handle cases.
  • Learn your role in the client interview process, how and what documents need to be requested right away, and critical questions you need to ask.
  • Discuss drafting and filing essentials for petitions, schedules, and motions.
  • Find out how to create and maintain connections with the trustee, creditors, client, and attorney.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will assist attendees in advancing their bankruptcy skills. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Understanding the Bankruptcy Code
  2. Structure of the Code and Rules
  3. Performing the Client Interview: Intake Forms and Retainer Agreements
  4. Conducting Due Diligence Investigations
  5. Drafting Paperwork and Filing Documents - Petitions, Schedules, Motions, and More
  6. Maintaining Connections With the Trustee, Creditors, Client, and Attorney

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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