5 Ways For Bankruptcy Attys To Nail Their First-Day Motions

By Matt Chiappardi (July 18, 2016, 5:20 PM EDT) -- Setting the tone and direction of a Chapter 11 can be one of the most important hearings of a bankruptcy case. But while well-executed first-day hearings look like a breeze, getting that crucial best foot forward is anything but easy. Here, veteran bankruptcy attorneys offer their tips on how to make that initial appearance a success rather than a disaster.

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