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Legal Databases and other Online Resources on Debtor-Creditor Law

Norton's Bankruptcy Law and Practice on WestlawNext (log in required)

LexisAdvance: Collier on Bankruptcy, 16th edition (log in required)

HeinOnline Field Search for Law Review and Law Journal articles: Use "Text" boxes for keywords, highlight Subject: Bankruptcy. (Log in required)

Bloomberg Law - Practice Center: Bankruptcy (log in required)

United States Courts - Bankruptcy website, including Bankruptcy Basics, Bankruptcy Forms, and Bankruptcy Resources.

Reverse Mortages:

Federal Trade Comm'n: "Consumer Information on Reverse Mortgages"

Federal Trade Comm'n: "Housing Counselors: How to Help People Avoid Reverse Mortgage Missteps"

WestlawNext's 50 State Statute Survey on Reverse Mortgages  (log in required)

 

Federal Bankruptcy Statutes and Forms, South Dakota Exemption Statutes

Bankruptcy law and issues apply to all adult age levels with relatively equal force and application.  With regards to a debtor over 65, the focus is on protecting social security benefits, residences and personal property from the reach of creditors. In addition, a retiree may find his or her medical benefits cut when a former employer files for bankruptcy. 

1. United States Bankruptcy Code - Title 11

11 U.S.C  Section 522(b)(2) - South Dakota has "opted out" of the federal exemptions.

11 U.S.C. Section 522(d) - federal exemptions

11 U.S.C. Section 1114 - special protections for retiree medical benefits

Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and Official Bankruptcy Forms

2. South Dakota state exemptions

S.D. Codified Laws Sections 43-31-30, 43-45-13 (certain federal bankruptcy exemptions not available)

S.D. Codified Laws Sections 43-31-1 et seq., 43-45-3 (homestead exemption)

S.D. Codified Laws Section 43-45-2, 43-45-4 (personal property)

S.D. Codified Laws Sections 3-12-115, 9-16-47, 24-8-10, 43-45-6, 58-12-4, 58-12-6, 58-12-8, 58-37A-18, 61-6-48, 62-4-42 (benefits and insurance)

Other State Exemption Laws

WestlawNext:

50 State Statute Survey - Property Exemptions from Debt Collection (Homestead, Wages, Motor Vehicle and Personal Property) (log in required)

50 State Statute Survey - State Bankruptcy Exemptions (Retirement Plans) (log in required)

 

Books on Debtor-Creditor Law in the USD Law Library

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Bankruptcy and Related Law in a Nutshell - David G. Epstein
Call Number: STUDY AIDS AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS - MAIN FLOOR KF1501 .E67 2013
ISBN: 031427913X
Publication Date: 2012-11-08

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Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice - Henry J. Sommer; John Rao
Call Number: LOWER LEVEL - CIRCULATING COLLECTION KF1524 .S65 2012
ISBN: 1602481148
Publication Date: 2012

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