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Get on top of the Median Income Test - The Means Test - Presumption of Abuse
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IT'S ALL ABOUT SECTION 707
OF THE BANKRUPTCY CODE

This self-study DVD video course gives you a step-by-step education on what the means test is all about, including the important issues that arise in most, if not all, chapter 7 cases.

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CRACKING THE MEANS TEST

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OVERVIEW OF SECTION 707

PART 1: PRIMARILY CONSUMER DEBTS

1.1 A THRESHOLD QUESTION

1.2 WHAT IS A "CONSUMER" DEBT?

1.3 WHAT CON STITUTES "PRIMARILY" CONSUMER DEBTS?

1.4 IF DEBT IS PRIMARILY CONSUMER DEBT

1.5 IF DEBT IS NOT PRIMARILY CONSUMER DEBT

1.6 BURDEN OF PROOF

1.7 MANIPULATION OF CHARACTER OF DEBT

1.8 OTHER CAVEATS

PART 2: SAFE HARBOR

2.1 GENERALLY

2.2 DISABLED VETERAN § 707(b)(2)(D)(i)

2.3 ON OR AFTER PERFORMING HOMELAND DEFENSE

2.4 NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS & RESERVISTS

2.5 REGULAR FULL-TIME ACTIVE DUTY

2.6 WHERE ONLY ONE SPOUSE HAS SAFE HARBOR

2.7 BURDEN OF PROOF SAFE HARBOR DOES NOT APPLY

2.8 FORM B22A

PART 3: CURRENT MONTHLY INCOME (CMI)

3.1 CURRENT MONTHLY INCOME &endash; "CMI"

3.2 WHAT IS CMI?

3.3 WHAT PERIOD OF TIME?

3.4 WHAT IS INCOME?

3.5 WHOSE INCOME IS INCLUDED?

PART 4:  THE MEDIAN INCOME TEST

4.1 THE PURPOSES AND PROCESS OF THE MEDIAN INCOME TEST

4.2  WHAT INCOME IS USED?

4.3 SIZE OF HOUSEHOLD UNIT TO BE COMPARED

4.4 STATE MEDIAN

4.5 RESULTS OF COMPARISON

4.6 PROCEDURAL MATTERS

PART 5: THE MEANS TEST

5.1 GENERALLY.

5.2 THE PROCESS IN A NUTSHELL

5.3 FORWARD-LOOKING OR SNAPSHOT?

5.4 STEP ONE: CALCULATE THE ADJUSTED CMI

5.5 STEP TWO: DETERMINE PERMISSIBLE EXPENSES

5.6 IRS COLLECTION STANDARDS

5.7 FREQUENTLY OVERLOOKED EXPENSES

PART 6: PRESUMPTION OF ABUSE & MOTION FOR DISMISSAL

6.1 GENERALLY

6.2 MOTION TO DISMISS OR CONVERT

6.3 STANDING TO MOVE UNDER SECTION 707

6.4 BURDEN OF PROOF

6.5 MOTION PROCEDURE.

6.6 DEBTOR'S COUNSEL'S DUTY

6.7 HEARING

6.8 EFFECT OF FINDING OF ABUSE

6.9 AWARDING ATTORNEY'S FEES

PART 7: SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

7.1 INTRODUCTION

7.2 DEFINING SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

7.3 LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

7.4 NO REASONABLE ALTERNATIVE

7.5 STANDING TO ASSERT SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

7.6 APPLICATION IN CHAPTER 13 CASES

PART 8: DISMISS OR CONVERT?

8.1 COURT ORDERS DISMISSAL

8.2 THE DEBTOR'S OPTIONS

8.3 CONVERSION?

8.4 DISMISSAL?

PART 9: OTHER GROUNDS FOR DISMISSAL

9.1 GENERALLY

9.2 BURDEN OF PROOF

9.3 FOR CAUSE UNDER § 707(a)

9.4 BAD FAITH UNDER § 707(a)

9.5 BAD FAITH UNDER § 707(b)(3)(A)

9.6 TOTALITY OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER § 707(b)(3)(B).

9.7 FORWARD-LOOKING OR SNAPSHOT?.

9.8 DEBTOR CONVICTION OF VIOLENT CRIME UNDER § 707(c)

PART 10: OFFICIAL FORM B22A

10.1 FORM B22A GENERALLY

10.2 FORM B22A &endash; CHAPTER 7 - LINE BY LINE

10.3 FORM B22B FOR CHAPTER 11

10.5 COMMITTEE NOTES