Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994


Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994
Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994
the most comprehensive piece of bankruptcy legislation since the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978; signed into law on October 22, 1994 with most provisions effective immediately; included in the 1994 Act are: provisions to expedite bankruptcy proceedings; provisions to standardize fees; provisions to encourage individual debtors to use Chapter 13 to reschedule their debts rather than use Chapter 7 to liquidate; provisions to aid creditors in recovering claims against bankrupt estates; creation of a National Bankruptcy Commission to investigate further changes in bankruptcy law; etc. (Common Bankruptcy Terms)

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