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Retirement Plan Assets in Bankruptcy


David A. Pratt


Albany Law School

2002

Trusts and Estates Newsletter, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 40-45, 2002

Abstract:     
This article discusses the treatment of retirement plan assets (including IRAs) in the bankruptcy of the account owner. The article describes the scope of protection under ERISA, the Supreme Court’s Shumate decision, the federal Bankruptcy Code and state laws governing the rights of debtors and creditors.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 6

Keywords: retirement plan assets, bankruptcy, IRAs, ERISA

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Date posted: December 11, 2009  

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Pratt, David A., Retirement Plan Assets in Bankruptcy (2002). Trusts and Estates Newsletter, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 40-45, 2002. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1521582

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David A. Pratt (Contact Author)
Albany Law School ( email )
80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
United States
518-472-5870 (Phone)

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