Tompkins Cortland Community College

PARC226 - Bankruptcy


Topics covered are terminology, US Bankruptcy Code, fact and case analysis, pleadings and documents, procedures and remedies, bankruptcy petition and plan preparation, debtor and creditor rights and remedies, consumer protection, fraudulent conveyances, preferences, stays, reorganization plans, ethics, and policy considerations in the development of statutory and decisional law on these topics. Students become familiar with the common forms and pleadings used. Although the course is general, the primary focus is on the applicable New York and federal laws and practices. Students acquire an understanding of the similarities and differences in federal bankruptcy practice in New York and other jurisdictions. Prerequisites: MATH 090 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; ENGL 101; C or better grade in BUAD 201, PARA 101, and PARA 130. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.). Occasionally.