Legal Definition and Related Resources of Debtor

Meaning of Debtor

One who owes a debt or anyone who is liable on a debt, whether due or to become due. See First Nat. Bank & trust Co. in Macon v Kunes, (Ga.App.) 197 S.E.2d446.

Debtor Alternative Definition

One who owes a debt; he who may be constrained to pay what he owes.

Related Entries of Debtor in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

Browse or run a search for Debtor in the American Encyclopedia of Law, the Asian Encyclopedia of Law, the European Encyclopedia of Law, the UK Encyclopedia of Law or the Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law.

Debtor in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Related Legal Terms

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Account Receivable, Agency Coupled With Interest, Arrangement, Assignment For The Benefit Of Creditors, Collateral Promise, Community Claim, Composition, Creditor, Debenture, Execution, Extinguishment, Foreclosure, Fraudulent Conveyance, Fraudulent Preference, Garnishment, Guarantee, Garranty, Guaranty, Hypothéqué, Insolvency, Insolvent, Joint And Several, , Liquidation, Novation, Oppression, Patrimony, Petition, Pledge, Principal, Registered Bond, Reorganization, Revival, Right, Running Account, Secured Creditor, Security, Security Deposit, Skip-tracing Agency, Surety, Tally, Talley, Tender.


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Debtor in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of debtor.


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Policeman
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

English Legal System: Debtor

In the context of the English law, A Dictionary of Law provides the following legal concept of Debtor :

1. One who owes a debt.

See also judgment debtor.

2. (under the Consumer Credit Act 1974) The individual receiving credit under a *consumer-credit agreement or the person to whom his rights and duties under the agreement have p
assed by assignment or operation of law.

Debtor Definition (in the Accounting Vocabulary)

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants offers the following definition of Debtor in a way that is easy for anybody to understand: Party owing money or other ASSETS to a CREDITOR.

Debtor Meaning in the U.S. Court System

A person who is the subject of a bankruptcy case.

Concept of Debtor in the context of Real Property

A short definition of Debtor: One who owes a debt.

Concept of Debtor in the context of Real Property

A short definition of Debtor: One who owes a debt.




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