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Bankruptcy and Debt Law Glossary

Trying to decipher an acronym? Attempting to understand legal jargon? The Bankruptcy and Debt Law glossary gives you access to definitions for the Bankruptcy and Debt legal terminology commonly used in documents and court proceedings. This Bankruptcy and Debt Law glossary will help you understand the legal terms and phrases which are relevant to declaring bankruptcy, debt relief, and other areas of Bankruptcy and Debt law.

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341 Meeting
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Accounts Receivable
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Additional Insured
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Adversary Proceeding
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Allowance For Bad Debts
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Assume
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Automatic Stay
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Bad Debt
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Bad Debt Expense
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Bad Debt Recovery
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Bankruptcy
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Bankruptcy Administrator
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Bankruptcy Code
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Bankruptcy Court
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Bankruptcy Estate
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Bankruptcy Judge
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Bankruptcy Petition
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Bodily Injury Liability
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Chapter 11
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Chapter 11 (Business Reorganization)
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Chapter 12
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Chapter 13
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Chapter 13 (Wage Earner's Plan)
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Chapter 7
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Chapter 7 (Individual Bankruptcy)
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Chapter 9
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Claim
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Collision Insurance
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Comprehensive Insurance
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Confirmation
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Consumer Debt
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Consumer Debtor
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Consumer Debts
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Contested Matter
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Contingent Claim
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Creditor
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Creditors' Meeting
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Current Monthly Income
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Debt
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Debtor
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Debtor Education
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Deductible
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Defendant
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Discharge
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Dischargeable Debt
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Disclosure Statement
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Drive-Other-Car Endorsement (Doc)
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Equity
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Executory Contract Or Lease
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Exemptions, Exempt Property
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Family Farmer Or Family Fisherman
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First-Party Coverage
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Fraudulent Transfer
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Fresh Start
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Insider (Of A Corporate Debtor)
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Insider (Of An Individual Debtor)
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Insolvent
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Joint Administration
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Joint Petition
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Liability Insurance
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Lien
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Liquidated Claim
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Loss
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Means Test
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Motion To Lift The Automatic Stay
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Motor Vehicle Record (Mvr)
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No-Asset Case
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No-Fault Protection
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Nondischargeable Debt
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Objection To Dischargeability
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Objection To Exemptions
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Party In Interest
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Personal Injury Protection (Pip)
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Petition Preparer
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Plaintiff
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Plan
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Postpetition Transfer
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Prebankruptcy Planning
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Preference Or Preferential Debt Payment
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Premium
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Presumption Of Abuse
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Priority
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Priority Claim
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Property Damage Liability
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Property Of The Estate
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Reaffirmation Agreement
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Reorganization
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Secured Creditor
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Secured Debt
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Small Business Case
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Statement Of Financial Affairs
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Statement Of Intention
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Substantive Consolidation
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Threshold
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Transfer
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Trustee
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Truth-In-Lending Act
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U.S. Trustee
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Uim
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Um
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Undersecured Claim
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Unliquidated Claim
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Unscheduled Debt
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Unsecured Claim
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Vin
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Voluntary Transfer
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