In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case, a motion by the court, the United States trustee, the trustee, the administrator, or any party in interest to dismiss a debtor's case on the ground that granting that debtor relief would constitute an abuse of the provisions of Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.
See, e.g. In re Stewart, 175 F.3d 796 (10th Cir. 1999).
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
An action filed by the U.S. Trustee, the bankruptcy trustee, or any creditor, under authority of Section 707(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, to dismiss a debtor's Chapter 7 bankruptcy case on the ground of abuse.
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August 19, 2010, 5:27 pm