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Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy Law introduction and resources

Who might want to use?

  • Corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships, who want to remain in business and avoid liquidation.

How it works?

  • A case filed under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code is frequently referred to as a "reorganization" bankruptcy. Usually, the debtor remains “in possession,” has the powers and duties of a trustee, may continue to operate its business, and may, with court approval, borrow new money. A plan of reorganization is proposed, creditors whose rights are affected may vote on the plan, and the plan may be confirmed by the court if it gets the required votes and satisfies certain legal requirements.