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Nonbankruptcy Alternatives for Dealing with Consumer Debt

Are there nonbankruptcy alternatives that might better suit your client to deal with their financial difficulties apart from bankruptcy? This session discusses the possible alternatives and their pros and cons, such as the effectiveness of negotiating with creditors individually, offers in compromise in dealing with the IRS and other governmental units, trial loan modifications and permanent loan modifications on mortgages, tax ramifications if a creditor agrees to discharge the debtor from liability, information that must be disclosed when negotiating a compromise with creditors outside of a judicial proceeding, and how debtors’ attorneys get paid for providing nonbankruptcy alternatives for debtors dealing with their creditors.

Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference
2018
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