HACBA Luncheon - Topic: "The Treatment of HOA Claims in Bankruptcy" Presented by: Attorney Charles "Chuck" Newton

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Birraporetti's Restaurant
500 Louisiana
Houston, TX 77002

Houston Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Luncheon Announcement and Agenda

Friday, October 19, 2018

Topic: “The Treatment of HOA Claims in Bankruptcy”

Presented by: Attorney Charles “Chuck” Newton

HACBA is sponsoring a CLE luncheon that will be held on Friday, October 19, 2018 at noon at Birraporetti’s Restaurant, 500 Louisiana (street level), Houston Texas 77002.  We are pleased to have Attorney Chuck Newton of Charles Newton & Associates speaking on “The Treatment of HOA Claims in Bankruptcy.”

Most of you know Chuck, who is our resident expert on violations of the automatic stay and the discharge injunction. He intends to discuss homeowner's association attorney fees in bankruptcy, the apparent confusion of pre-petition and post-petition claims, dirt for debt and the difference in discharge between chapter 7’s and chapter 13’s. It’s sure to be an interesting presentation. Please come!


  1. 12:00-12:30 p.m.      Luncheon
  2. 12:15-12:30 p.m.      Introductory remarks, new and old business matters, by Pamela Stewart, HACBA President and Attorney at Law, Elena Halachian-Kritzer, HACBA Vice-President and Attorney at Law, and/or Tom Black, HACBA Secretary-Treasurer and Attorney at Law.
  3. 12:30- 1:20 p.m.        Speaker- Attorney Chuck Newton speaking on “The Treatment of HOA Claims in Bankruptcy.
  4. 1:20- 1:30 p.m.          Question and answer session
  5. 1:30 p.m.                    Adjourn


Registration fee $40.00 for HACBA members and their non-attorney staff, $30 for court and U.S. Trustee's Office staff and law students, $45.00 for non-HACBA members, includes your meal, iced tea, soda, coffee and dessert. Please bring your check payable to HACBA to the meeting; or you can pay at the meeting or online via debit or credit card at

Please R.S.V.P. if at all possible to or call 713-622-3893.

One (1) Hour of MCLE and State Bar College Credit will be sought for this course.

HACBA’s MCLE sponsor number is 8293

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