Duquesne University School of Law

BANKRUPTCY, 3 credits

Elective Course
Course Requirement: exam or paper
Satisfies Upper Level Writing requirement
Fulfills Concentration Elective: Business Law, Civil Litigation, Government & Public Interest Law, Real Property

This course offers an introduction to the Federal Bankruptcy Code. Elements common to consumer and business bankruptcies will be reviewed. The course will explore qualifications for bankruptcy, the claims allowance process, discharge, the automatic stay, as well as issues of procedure and jurisdiction. Further, State law issues of collection practice will be studied as they interact with the Code.

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