An practical introductory bankruptcy manual that explains the differences between each Chapter of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The book's scope ranges from detailed procedural aspects of common bankruptcy litigation practice to the policy and history behind bankruptcy law. It presents broad and substantive discussions of various types of bankruptcy litigation, parties, exemptions, and the history of bankruptcy in the United States. Bankruptcy for Paralegals also emphasizes practical applications by providing detailed instructions for official forms, such as statements and schedules as well as the basics for drafting proceedings and gives explanations of motion practice and a procedural analysis. A valuable book for anyone who needs or wants a clear, concise introduction to the legal aspects of bankruptcy in the United States.