Bankruptcy Court

Bankruptcy court

Definition of Bankruptcy court

Bankruptcy court is the United States federal court system which has original jurisdiction in all bankruptcy cases (process to manage debts under court protection for the debtor) taking place in the country. It is, therefore, a court that is a unit of a federal District Court.

Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution gives Congress the power to establish «uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States.” The Bankruptcy courts were created by Congress by the (1898) Bankruptcy Act.

Each bankruptcy courts covers a number of U.S. counties. In each U.S. State exists several bankruptcy courts.

See Also

Court of bankruptcy.
Bankruptcy Portal in the Legal Encyclopedia

Bankruptcy Claim

Bankruptcy Code

Bankruptcy Estate

Bankruptcy Plan

Bankruptcy Protection

Bankruptcy Rules


Discharge in Bankruptcy

Involuntary Bankruptcy

Joint Bankruptcy

Trustee in Bankruptcy

Chapter 7

Chapter 9

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Bankruptcy Proceedings
Bankruptcy notice







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