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Family Law and Bankruptcy Sections: When Divorce and Bankruptcy Collide - Recorded: 07/30/15

Family Law and Bankruptcy Sections: When Divorce and Bankruptcy Collide - Recorded: 07/30/15

Family Law and Bankruptcy Sections: When Divorce and Bankruptcy Collide - Recorded: 07/30/15

Colby Freeman & Melanie Tavare
Colby Freeman & Melanie Tavare
on behalf of Alameda County Bar Association

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Launch date: 08 May 2017

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Last updated: 26 May 2017

Reference: 181213

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Description

Please join the ACBA Family Law and Bankruptcy Sections for a session on considerations for both family law and bankruptcy practitioners when these practice areas intersect. This program will include timing the filing of a bankruptcy or divorce case to maximize the benefits for your clients, things that can be done (and avoided) to minimize complications in the other case, and other issues to be aware of.

Recorded: 07/30/15

Objectives

Specifically, the program will cover:
1. Ethical considerations and conflict issues
2. Dischargeability of both support obligations and property awards
3. Fancy footwork for married couples in transmuting property to protect it from creditors
4. ATROS and bankruptcy stay and how it can stall a divorce, or delay in the property division aspect
Colby Freeman & Melanie Tavare

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Colby Freeman & Melanie Tavare
on behalf of Alameda County Bar Association

Colby Freeman is an attorney at Doyle Quane Family Law Group in Danville. He helps people get through the complex, emotional, and sometimes messy, California divorce process. Before joining Doyle Quane, Colby worked as a bankruptcy attorney at the Law Office of Sarah Lampi Little in Hayward. He uses that bankruptcy experience when helping his family law clients divide assets, modify their spending habits, and place an honest and accurate value on all business and financial interests. Colby received his undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley and his law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law.

Bar ID: 264808

Melanie began her career with the Cline Law Group, an Oakland bankruptcy firm, where she served as head litigation counsel where she represented individuals in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy cases. Melanie also successfully argued a complex tax discharge case before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals against the Franchise Tax Board. Since December 2012, Melanie has had her own practice located in Hayward where she continues to represent debtors in consumer bankruptcy cases. Melanie Tavare received her Bachelors of Science from UC Berkeley in 2001 and graduated from the University of San Francisco School of Law.

Bar ID: 255581

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • State Bar of California
  • 1.50 Hours

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