Understanding the Effects of BAPCPA provides an authoritative, insiders perspective on the BAPCPA updates to the Bankruptcy Code and their continuing impact on todays bankruptcy clients and counsel. Featuring top consumer bankruptcy attorneys from around the country, these experts guide the reader through the most complicated elements of BAPCPA, from the means test and eligibility rules to presumption of abuse and asset exemption. These experienced authors provide a thorough analysis of the means test, including common misconceptions, possible pitfalls, step-by-step tips for completing the test, and practical advice for leading clients through the process. Additionally, these leaders evaluate BAPCPAs success, assess how it changed the bankruptcy filing process, and discuss amendments that still need to be made. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts around the keys to success within this dynamic field.