This seminar is designed for attorneys, credit and collection managers, accountants, banking professionals and paralegals.
This program is intended to give an advanced approach to the legal collection process and will provide a step-by-step review of all pertinent issues in that process.
It will deal with practical methods of collection of debts and the judicial and statutory restraints on collection practices.
This seminar will also explore unique litigation strategies which may be undertaken in order to discover assets and to overcome techniques which debtors use to avoid collection.
Topics to be discussed include:
• Organization And Systems
• Obtaining A Judgment
• Post Judgment
• West Virginia’s Debt Collection Law
• Alternative Theories
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
I. Organization And Systems In A Collection Practice
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
II. Obtaining A Judgment
A. Choice Of Court And Venue
B. Service Of Process
C. Discovery And Motion Practice
D. Trial And Judgment
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
III. Post Judgment
A. Writ Of Execution
C. Examination In Aid Of Execution
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
IV. West Virginia’s Debt Collection Law
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
V. Alternative Theories
A. Piercing The Corporate Veil
B. Corporate vs. Individual Liability
2:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Break 3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.)
A. The Automatic Stay
B. Secured And Unsecured Claims
D. Relief From Automatic Stay
E. Discharge And Dischargeability
F. Preference Actions
G. Fraudulent Conveyances
H. Legislative Changes