Why Chapter 7 Is Less Accessible for Low-Income Debtors, Potential Solutions

March 18, 2019
Experts Examine Why Chapter 7 Is Less Accessible for Low-Income Debtors, Potential Solutions - Ep. 226 Elaborating on their ABI Journal article "Too Broke for a Fresh Start" about chapter 7 being too expensive for those in need, Bankruptcy Judge Henry Callaway (S.D. Ala.; Mobile) and Jonathan Petts of Upsolve (New York) talk with former ABI Resident Scholar Prof. Drew Dawson of the University of Miami School of Law about why chapter 7 is out of reach for those in need. They also discuss potential technological, policy and administrative solutions that could help make chapter 7 more accessible to low-income debtors. Follow the link to read their article "Too Broke for a Fresh Start" from the February 2019 ABI Journal. https://s3.amazonaws.com/abi-org-corp/journals/consumer_02-19.pdf
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