Does Outsourcing BK Ed Counselors Increase Client Risk and Attorney Liability?

By Robert D. Manning, PhD, President, DebtorWise Foundation, www.debtorwise.org

THE SHARP DECLINE IN BANKRUPTCY ED FEES

One of the interesting “hall” discussions during the NACBA conference focused on the declining cost of Debtor Education courses and the shrinking number of nonprofit BK Ed providers. With the sharp fall in bankruptcy filings over the last two years (largely due to the dramatic reduction in lending to “less than stellar” borrowers since the Great Recession), bankruptcy firms—large and small—have sought to cut client costs including . . .

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