After surveying the rights of creditors under non-bankruptcy law, this course focuses on how the Bankruptcy Code deals with those rights and other relationships involving the debtor. Topics covered include initiation of bankruptcy proceedings, the stay and its consequences, definition of the bankruptcy estate, claims, priorities, exemptions, discharge, avoidance powers, executory contracts, liquidation, reorganization, and other issues.

Course Information
Course #: LAW 435
Program: JD
Course Type: JD Elective
Area of Study: Business and Corporate Law, Family Law, Financial Services Law and Compliance, Real Estate and Land Use, Tax and Estate Planning
Credit Hours: Three credit hours.