The Pivotal Role of the Bankruptcy Trustee: Will Chapter 7’s Unsung Hero Finally Get a Raise?

by Dave Watkins of Bankruptcy Management Solutions and Ronald R. Peterson of Jenner & Block Originally published in Westlaw Bankruptcy Journal Dave Watkins of Bankruptcy Management Solutions and Ronald R. Peterson of Jenner & Block discuss the crucial role bankruptcy trustees play in bankruptcy proceedings and explain why they believe an increase in the compensation..

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Chat with BMS Experts in CaseLink

While administering your cases in CaseLink, you may have simple inquiries which you would rather have answered electronically than calling into the Support Center. For these inquiries, the Chat feature is a convenient tool for you to instantly connect with BMS experts and receive quick responses to your case administration questions while allowing you to..

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Finding Assets in Insurance Policies

In Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, assets can be recovered in unusual ways. For example, insurance policy proceeds can be recovered as assets for the estate depending on when the instance occurred and if exemptions apply. Accident Insurance If the debtor experienced a personal injury prior to filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy, accident insurance proceeds are the..

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