Archived Webinar

Handling Real Property-Secured Loans
in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

A NorthLegal Webinar presented October 18, 2012
Approximate Duration: 1:54 hrs:min, including Q&A

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Most discussions regarding the treatment of real property-secured loans in bankruptcy focus on Chapter 13 cases, but what about Chapter 7?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy presents lenders with unique challenges when the collateral is real property. Many of the steps that would ordinarily be taken and rules that would apply with respect to other types of debts make little sense in the context of real property loans.

To complicate matters, in many cases your relationship with a real property loan borrower will continue for many years or even decades after the bankruptcy is over. What can (and what can't) you do or say during that time?

And now some debtors are looking to Chapter 7 courts to give them relief (including the stripping of junior liens!) that was previously only available in Chapter 13—and some courts are giving that relief.

During this program, attorney Eric North talks with lending institutions and loan servicers about the rights and obligations you have when a real property loan borrower files Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Topics include—

NOTE: This program is intended for employees of consumer lending institutions. Please contact NorthLegal Training and Publications to obtain approval before registering if you are not an employee of a consumer lending institution.

The fee to attend this archived program is $160.00 if paid by credit card or $170.00 if paid by check. For that fee, you or someone from your financial institution may view this program as often as you like for a period of 30 days.

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Speaker: Eric North

Eric North, the primary speaker at the programs listed on this site, has represented the interests of credit unions and other financial institutions as an attorney with respect to litigation, compliance, governance, bankruptcy and collections matters since 1984. Eric has appeared in state and federal courts throughout the State of California, and has argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.

Eric is also a nationally recognized speaker on legal issues relating to consumer lending institutions, and has presented hundreds of programs on behalf of national, state and local leagues and associations from around the country.
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