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Bankruptcy and the Jewish Client

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Mar 30, 2014
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1 hr 19 min 46 sec
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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References: Ketuvot: 86a 

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Overview of the matter of bankruptcy and Jewish law, focussing on three issues: 1) Does Jewish law recognize a secular bankruptcy discharge? 2) May a Jewish lawyer help a Jewish client file for bankruptcy? 3) How can a lawyer help a Jewish client avoid pursue of a debt in beit din, after its discharge in secular court?

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