creditor's petition
creditor's petition
Petition filed against a debtor by one or more creditors.
also see involuntary case (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.

creditor's petition
Petition filed against a debtor by one or more creditors. also see Involuntary Case

US Bankruptcy 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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