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BK 107: Role of the U.S. Trustee
Role of the United States Trustee. A U.S. trustee is part of the United States Trustee Program established by the United States Department of Justice. The U.S. Trustee Program is a component of the Department of Justice that seeks to promote the efficiency and protect the integrity of the federal…
BK 108: Role of the Chapter 7 Panel Trustee
The Role of the Chapter 7 Panel Trustee. The U.S. trustee must be distinguished from a Chapter 7 panel trustee. This chapter focuses on the Chapter 7 panel trustee. The U.S. trustee in each district has assembled a pool of private people to act as Chapter 7 trustees. These people are typically attorneys. …
MK 109: Bankruptcy Trustees
Understanding the Role of the Bankruptcy Trustees The generic noun “trustee” can be confusing for those less familiar with the bankruptcy system. The term “trustee” can refer to either a United States trustee or a Chapter 7 “panel” trustee. The role of both trustees is discussed in this course.