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Personal Insolvency: A Practical Guide 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780414022690
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421591005
Published: September 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £259.00

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This new edition of Personal Insolvency guides practitioners, step-by-step, through the entire personal insolvency process, from pre-petition stage to closing procedures.

It combines analysis of substantive law with a clear explanation of the procedures, and covers the various types of personal insolvency, including bankruptcy, individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs) and insolvent partnerships as well as other procedures such as debt management.

  • Provides concise, one-volume coverage of all aspects of personal insolvency
  • Considers the roles of the official receiver and the trustee
  • Goes through the realisation of assets, including business assets, the matrimonial home and pensions
  • Deals with creditors’ claims and protection of creditors
  • Explains the position of the bankrupt, including disabilities, offences and discharge
  • Discusses closing procedures and release from insolvency
  • Covers cross-border insolvency
  • Features separate sections outlining the law in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
  • Supplies a handy selection of forms and precedents
  • Reproduces key parts of legislation so they can be consulted easily

Insolvency Law
1.Types of Personal Insolvency
2.The Bankruptcy Petition
3.The Bankruptcy Order
4.The Official Receiver
5.Licencing and Regulation
6.The Trustee
7.The Bankrupt
8.Realisation of Assets
9.Creditors’ Claims and Bankruptcy Costs
10.Protection of Creditors
11.Voluntary Arrangements
12.Death and the Insolvent Estate
13.Insolvent Partnerships
14.Closing Procedures, Release and Costs
15.Cross Border Problems;
17.Northern Ireland
18.Republic of Ireland