Bankruptcy & Collections School equips you to handle increase in bankruptcy filings

on "March 04, 2020 10:49 am"

Bankruptcy filings in Hawaii increased by nearly 12 percent from 2018 to 2019. Get practical advice and guidance from an experienced attorney at this two-day school.

HCUL Bankruptcy & Collections School
May 18-19, 2020 • Ala Moana Hotel • Honolulu
Registration Deadline: April 28

In a January 6, 2020 article, Pacific Business News reported 1,666 bankruptcies were filed in Hawaii last year, an 11.8% increase compared to 2018. According to data from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Hawaii, this represents the highest number of bankruptcies the state has seen since 2014.

ChristyUnderstanding how to navigate the bankruptcy system to avoid unnecessary losses is crucial for your credit union. The League’s Bankruptcy & Collections School offers practical advice and guidance based on decades of experience in the bankruptcy process.  Learn the differences between Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 filings, when and how to “change your system” to show plan terms, tips for dealing with members who have caused credit union losses to how to deal with delinquent members, collections procedures, and handling claims and delivery matters.

Instructor Christy Curtis Jones is an attorney and partner with Sherpy & Jones, P.A., a firm that concentrates on servicing credit unions’ needs. She graduated with honors from the College of Charleston, earning a B.A. in History, and received her J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2001. Jones concentrates her practice in the areas of bankruptcy, collections, foreclosure, and regulatory compliance.

Registration deadline is April 28, 2020. Click here to register online.