BAPCPA
BAPCPA
Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) of 2005
This legislation primarily affects consumer filings, making it more difficult for a person or estate to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The BAPCPA impacts business filers as well—with the heaviest impact on smaller (those listing less than $2 million in debt) businesses. On October 17, 2005 the BAPCPA became effective (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms)

Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 - Signed into law on April 20, 2005, which generally became effective on October 17, 2005. (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.

BAPCPA
Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 - Signed into law on April 20, 2005, which generally became effective on October 17, 2005.

US Bankruptcy 2012.


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