presumptive abuse
presumptive abuse
A method for projecting surplus income of a consumer Chapter 7 debtor. Under this test, if a Chapter 7 debtor's income exceeds allowed expenses by a certain minimum amount per month, the debtor's Chapter 7 will be dismissed, leaving Chapter 13 as his only bankruptcy alternative. (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.

presumptive abuse
A method for projecting surplus income of a consumer Chapter 7 debtor. Under this test, if a Chapter 7 debtor’s income exceeds allowed expenses by a certain minimum amount per month, the debtor’s Chapter 7 will be dismissed, leaving Chapter 13 as his only bankruptcy alternative.

US Bankruptcy 2012.


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