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Course description

It is critical that bankers - particularly those involved in lending -- understand the way the provisions of the Bankruptcy Code work. This webinar will provide tips on what actions a creditor should take and what actions must be avoided. The program will provide a comprehensive look at the more important bankruptcy provisions and the impact on the rights and obligations of creditors. The program will also discuss pertinent decisions rendered by competent courts that affect the rights and obligations of financial institutions (creditors). The webinar is intended for those individuals who are familiar with the basics of Bankruptcy and are more interested in the finer details of the various provisions.

This presentation will cover these topics and more --

  • Do's and Don'ts and Relevant Court Decisions regarding
  • Ten Years after BAPCPA - What happened ?
  • Recent Developments
  • Form Changes Effective DECEMBER 1, 2015
  • The Automatic Stay
  • Cram Downs
  • "Hanging Paragraph" Provision
  • Bankruptcy Petition and Schedules
  • Mandatory Credit Counseling and Debtor Education
  • Debtors' Counsel Certification
  • 341 Hearing
  • Cashing Post-Petition Checks
  • Reaffirmation Agreements
  • Filing a claim
  • Automatic Debits
  • Disposal of repossessed collateral
  • Collection efforts
  • Contact with Customer (Debtor)
  • Automatic Renewals
  • Notices from Bankruptcy Court


Sam Ott

Sam D. Ott is an attorney who specializes in banking. Prior to entering into private practice, Sam was Executive Vice President of Glia Group, Inc., the originator of He was previously General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of BancFirst Corporation and BancFirst. Before his association with BancFirst, Sam served as Assistant General Counsel for The First National Bank and Trust Company of Oklahoma City and General Counsel for both First Interstate Bank of Oklahoma and Boatmen's Bank of Oklahoma.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Bankruptcy: Creditor Do's and Don'ts

  • 2


    • Materials

    • Slides

    • Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy

    • Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy

    • Summary of Your Assets and Liabilitie s and Certain Statistical Information

    • Summary of Assets and Liabilities for Non - Individuals

    • Schedule A/B: Property

    • Schedule A/B: Assets - Re al and Personal Property

    • Schedule D: Creditors Who Have Claims Secured by Property

    • Schedule D: Creditors Who Have Claims Secured by Property

    • Statement of Intention for Individuals Filing Under Chapter 7

    • Proof of Claim

    • Mortgage Proof of Claim Attachment

    • Notice of Mortgage Payment Change

    • Notice of Postpetition Mortgage Fees, Expenses, and Charges

    • Reaffirmation Documents

    • Reaffirmation Agreement

    • Notice of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case - No Proof of Claim Deadline

    • Notice of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case - Proof of Claim Deadline Set

    • Conversion Chart

    • Questions and Answers