This program will focus on the issues both directly and indirectly related to the foreclosure, repossession, consumer finance and debt collection process and the impact of bankruptcy on these processes. The program will seek to alert practitioners to some of the problems and requirements which must be considered in those areas. The target audience for this seminar includes attorneys, bankers and loan officers, credit managers and others involved in real property foreclosures or personal property repossessions.
Topics to be discussed include:
- Guideline For Managing A Foreclosure Sale
- Tips For Drafting Common Documents
- Consumer Finance
- Bankruptcy And You!
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (Break 10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.)
I. Guideline For Managing A Foreclosure Sale
A. Notices Of Intention To Foreclose
B. Checking Tax Issues
1. Federal Tax Liens
2. Unpaid Real And Personal Property Taxes
C. Deficiency Judgements (42 Pa. C.S.A. §8103)
D. Lien Priorities
2. Judgement Liens
3. 'Relation-Back' Doctrine
II. Tips For Drafting Common Documents
A. Creating A Mortgage Foreclosure Checklist
1. Notices Of Intent To Foreclosure
2. Property Report/Lien Search
3. Complaint In Mortgage Foreclosure
4. Motion For Alternate Service (Pa. Rule Of Civil Procedure 430)
5. Notice Of Default/Ten Day Notice
6. Default Judgment
7. Updated Lien Search/Bringdown
8. The Praecipe For Writ Of Execution
9. Notices Of Sale
10. Verification Of Service Of Notice Of Sale
B. Deed-In-Lieu Of Foreclosure
C. Forbearance Agreement
D. Sheriff's Sale Procedures
E. Mechanic's Liens
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Break 2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.)
A. Property Subject To Replevin
B. Against Whom Replevin Is Available
C. Documents To Prepare
D. Service Of Documents
E. Seizure Of Property
IV. Consumer Finance
A. Common Finance Problems
B. Employment Issues
C. Government Programs
D. Gender/Age Complications
V. Bankruptcy And You!
A. What Is Bankruptcy?
B. Are You A Viable Bankruptcy Candidate?
C. Which Chapter Is Right For Me?
1. Chapter 7
2. Chapter 13
D. Debt Collection And Fair Debt/Credit Collection Practices Act
1. Debt Collection No, No's
2. Training And Education
a. Higher Education