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PLS 270 - Debtor/Creditor Law

3 Credits

This course introduces students to debtor/creditor law. Students learn collection procedures, including, but not limited to, "skip-tracing," enforcing money judgments, effecting special rights of creditors, mortgage foreclosure and mechanics' liens, working with prejudgement or provisional remedies, and guaranteeing debtors' procedural due process rights. Students also learn two forms of bankruptcy relief - liquidation and rehabilitation. Emphasis on the law regarding, and performing selected tasks and responsibilities listed in "MCC'S Survey Results for Paralegal Competency Expectations" is specialized practice areas relating to debtor/creditor law, under the supervision of an attorney.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of PLS 266 and PLS 267, or permission of program director.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate ability to recognize which body of substantive and procedural law relates to the debtor-creditor law arena,
2. Demonstrate ability to distinguish amongst various debtor-creditor relationships.
3. Explain procedures and paperwork involved in various permutations of debtor-creditor relationships.

Course Offered Spring

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Fall Semester 2023