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Bankruptcy: duties of debtor


It is the duty of the debtor to cooperate in every possible way with the court, and the trustee. Failure to do so could be contempt of court. He must: (1) give a full list of his property and creditors; (2) attend meetings when required to do so; (3) submit to an examination (either a public examination or an examination by the creditors); (4) generally, when adjudicated bankrupt, go to more than ordinary trouble to help realize this property and distribute it among his creditors.

Reference: The Penguin Business Dictionary, 3rd edt.