24 Pages Posted: 30 Oct 2009
Date Written: October 2, 2008
This article discusses overall consumer over-indebtedness, with a focus on credit card and mortgage debt, in the United States and contrasts the US approach to over-indebtedness to the approaches used in other countries. The article suggests that other countries consider the failures and successes of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code’s approach to consumer over-indebtedness when those countries ponder how (or whether) to adopt a comprehensive consumer insolvency regime.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Dickerson, A. Mechele, Consumer Over-Indebtedness: A U.S. Perspective (October 2, 2008). Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 43, p. 135, 2008; U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 157. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1496571