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Bankruptcy Law: Books & Other Materials

Last Updated: Oct 26, 2018 9:14 AM

BOOKS -- BANKRUPTCY LAW

Statutes, Court Rules, & Official Forms: Title 11 U.S.C.

Bankruptcy Act of 1898 (the Act as amended applies to cases filed prior to Oct. 1, 1979)
Major Bankruptcy Reform Acts:

  • 1978 P.L. 95-598, 92 Stat. 2549 (the Bankruptcy Code applies to cases filed after Oct. 1, 1979)
  • 1984 P.L. 98-353, 98 Stat. 333
  • 1986 P.L. 99-554, 100 Stat. 3088
  • 1994 P.L. 103-394, 108 Stat. 4106, Titles 1 to 7
  • 2005 P.L. 109-8, 119 Stat. 23 Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention & Consumer Protection Act
  • 2005 P.L. 109-113, Div. A, Title VI, 119 Stat 297, Sec. 6058
  • The Portable Bankruptcy Code & Rules Latest KF 1511.5968 A19 U55 (Most recent in Ref)
  • Bankruptcy Forms Manual, 2nd. ed. KF 1521 U55 2000

Cases


Practice Handbooks

  • Resnick, Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention & Consumer Protection Act of 2005 KF 1511.597 R47 2005
  • Pernick, Bankruptcy Deadline Checklist : An Easy-to-use Reference Guide for Case Management and Administration, 4th ed. KF 1164.3 B36 2009 (Also Koren AV)
  • Dreher, Bankruptcy Law Manual, 5th ed. KF 1524 W387 2002. Also via Westlaw (law students only)
  • Steinberg, Bankruptcy Litigation, 2nd ed. KF 1527 S64 2007. Also via Westlaw (law students only)
  • Drake, Bankruptcy Practice for the General Practitioner KF 1524 D7 1995 . Also via Westlaw (law students only)
  • Business Bankruptcy Essentials KF 1524 B48 2009
  • Sommer & Rao, Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice, 9th ed. KF 1524 S65 2009. Updates via National Consumer Law Center 
  •  Steinfeld, Family Lawyer's Guide to Bankruptcy: Forms, Tips, and Strategies, 2nd ed. KF 1535 D58 S74 2008 (Also Koren AV)
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Reorganizing Failing Businesses: A Comprehensive Review and Analysis of Financial Restructuring and Business Reorganization, A.B.A. KF 1544 R46 2006
  • LoPucki, Strategies for Creditors in Bankruptcy Proceedings, 5th ed. KF 1524 L57 2007 
  • McQueen, Tax Aspects of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Reference Book, 3rd ed. KF 6332 M35 2008. Also via Westlaw (law students only)

Do-It-Yourself Guide


Hornbooks


Treatises


Nutshells & Study Guides