reasonable investigation
reasonable investigation
A debtor's attorney must certify, under penalty of sanctions, the accuracy of the debtor's bankruptcy petition and schedules and conduct a "reasonable investigation" before making such certification. A reasonable investigation would include, but not be limited to, the attorney's inquiring or researching matters stated in the debtor's petition and schedules to determine the correctness of certain representations of the debtor. (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.

reasonable investigation
A debtor’s attorney must certify, under penalty of sanctions, the accuracy of the debtor’s bankruptcy petition and schedules and conduct a “reasonable investigation” before making such certification. A reasonable investigation would include, but not be limited to, the attorney’s inquiring or researching matters stated in the debtor’s petition and schedules to determine the correctness of certain representations of the debtor.

US Bankruptcy 2012.


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