party in interest
party in interest
a party who has standing to be heard by the court in a matter to be decided in the bankruptcy case. The debtor, the U.S. trustee or bankruptcy administrator, the case trustee and creditors are parties in interest for most matters (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms)

Entities and individuals affected by a bankruptcy case, including the debtor, any appointed trustee, any appointed committees, any creditors or stockholders, and the United States Trustee. (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.

party in interest
Entities and individuals affected by a bankruptcy case, including the debtor, any appointed trustee, any appointed committees, any creditors or stockholders, and the United States Trustee.

US Bankruptcy 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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  • party in interest — see party 1b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. party in interest …   Law dictionary

  • party in interest — A party to an action who has an actual interest in the controversy, as distinguished from a nominal party. See interested person …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • party in interest — An ERISA specified individual such as an administrator, officer, fiduciary, trustee, custodian, or counsel who is prohibited from making certain transactions involving a retirement plan . A trustee, for example, would be prohibited from using an… …   Financial and business terms

  • Real party in interest — In law, the real party in interest is the one who actually possesses the substantive right being asserted and has a legal right to enforce the claim (under applicable substantive law). Additionally, the real party in interest must sue in his own… …   Wikipedia

  • real party in interest — Person who will be entitled to benefits of action if successful, that is, the one who is actually and substantially interested in subject matter as distinguished from one who has only a nominal, formal, or technical interest in or connection with …   Black's law dictionary

  • real party in interest — see party 1b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. real party in interest …   Law dictionary

  • true party in interest — Same as real party in interest …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • real party in interest — The person to be benefited by, or entitled to receive the benefits of, the suit. More precisely, that person who can discharge the claim upon which suit is brought and control the action brought to enforce it, Usually but not necessarily the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • real party in interest — 1. : the party entitled to the benefits or proceeds of a cause of action (as an assignee or subrogee) as distinguished from the person ordinarily entitled to maintain the action 2. : the party primarily responsible for a liability or obligation …   Useful english dictionary

  • in interest — Interested; having an interest. See real party in interest …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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