When you get involved with bankruptcy proceedings, you hear a lot about the “trustee”. The bankruptcy trustee plays a critical role in bankruptcy, so it is important for you to understand who the bankruptcy trustee is and the bankruptcy trustee’s role in a bankruptcy case. Generally speaking, the trustee is charged with administration of your bankruptcy case, including:
- investigation of your assets;
- review of your bankruptcy documents and financial documents;
- conducting the Meeting of Creditors hearing;
- collection and administration of estate property;
- review of creditors claims; and
- distributions to creditors.
For more detailed information about the role of the bankruptcy trustee in a bankruptcy case, please read the page about the bankruptcy trustee.