ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy – Introduction

By Henry E. Hildebrand, III, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee (Nashville, TN)

Introduction

In 2016, the American Bankruptcy Institute’s president, Eugene Wedoff, retired bankruptcy judge from the Northern District of Illinois, proposed to the ABI Board that a commission be established to examine the current status of consumer bankruptcy laws, rules, and cases with the goal of its making general suggestions concerning statutory changes, rule changes, and “best practices” that might be employed to bring about a better result, to all participants in the consumer system.

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