US Bankruptcy Courts

What is a Bankruptcy Trustee?

A trustee in bankruptcy is a person assigned to administer the bankruptcy estate.  A trustee is automatically appointed in every Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy case.  In certain circumstances, a trustee can also be appointed in Chapter 11 cases. The bankruptcy estate is the property and related property rights...

Your Rights Under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code

The Federal Bankrtupcy laws contain certain rights to which citizens are legally entitled.  The United States Congress created these rights within the Bankruptcy Code to provide citizens with direct avenues to free themselves from the burden of overwhelming debt, thereby maintaining a hopeful and productive society.    This idealism is founded...