creditor's bill


creditor's bill
creditor's bill see bill 3a

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

creditor's bill
n. A proceeding in equity in which a judgment creditor seeks to discover and have delivered to him property that cannot be reached by the process available at law to enforce a judgment.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


creditor's bill
An equitable proceeding initiated by a person who has obtained— and is entitled to enforce—a money judgment against a debtor to collect the payment of a debt that cannot be reached through normal legal procedures.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


creditor's bill
An equitable proceeding initiated by a person who has obtained— and is entitled to enforce—a money judgment against a debtor to collect the payment of a debt that cannot be reached through normal legal procedures.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • creditor's bill — Equitable proceeding brought to enforce payment of debt out of property or other interest of debtor which cannot be reached by ordinary legal process. Sackin v. Kersting, 105 Ariz. 464, 466 P.2d 758. By use of the creditor s bill, a judgment… …   Black's law dictionary

  • creditor's bill — noun : a bill in equity filed by one or more creditors, usually in behalf of all who may become parties to the action, to collect or protect debts where an execution at law would not be available for the purpose …   Useful english dictionary

  • creditor’s bill (suit) — n. A proceeding brought in equity by a creditor who has secured judgment against a debtor to enforce payment of the debt if the creditor cannot reach the debtor’s property at law. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of… …   Law dictionary

  • creditor's bill or suit — Equitable proceeding brought to enforce payment of debt out of property or other interest of debtor which cannot be reached by ordinary legal process. Sackin v. Kersting, 105 Ariz. 464, 466 P.2d 758. By use of the creditor s bill, a judgment… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bill — n 1: a draft of a law presented to a legislature for enactment; also: the law itself the GI bill ap·pro·pri·a·tions bill /ə ˌprō prē ā shənz /: a bill providing money for government expenses and programs ◇ Appropriations bills originate in the… …   Law dictionary

  • creditor's suit — Equitable proceeding brought to enforce payment of debt out of property or other interest of debtor which cannot be reached by ordinary legal process. Sackin v. Kersting, 105 Ariz. 464, 466 P.2d 758. By use of the creditor s bill, a judgment… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bill in aid of an execution — a creditor s bill filed to reach assets subject to execution but fraudulently transferred …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bill — Bill, n. [OE. bill, bille, fr. LL. billa (or OF. bille), for L. bulla anything rounded, LL., seal, stamp, letter, edict, roll; cf. F. bille a ball, prob. fr. Ger.; cf. MHG. bickel, D. bikkel, dice. Cf. {Bull} papal edict, {Billet} a paper.] [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bill of adventure — Bill Bill, n. [OE. bill, bille, fr. LL. billa (or OF. bille), for L. bulla anything rounded, LL., seal, stamp, letter, edict, roll; cf. F. bille a ball, prob. fr. Ger.; cf. MHG. bickel, D. bikkel, dice. Cf. {Bull} papal edict, {Billet} a paper.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bill of costs — Bill Bill, n. [OE. bill, bille, fr. LL. billa (or OF. bille), for L. bulla anything rounded, LL., seal, stamp, letter, edict, roll; cf. F. bille a ball, prob. fr. Ger.; cf. MHG. bickel, D. bikkel, dice. Cf. {Bull} papal edict, {Billet} a paper.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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