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Meeting Of Creditors

meeting of creditors

: a hearing held pursuant to section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code at which a bankrupt debtor is required to submit to examination under oath by creditors who may also elect a trustee if one has not already been appointed



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.