Definition

341 Meeting

A necessary meeting for anyone filing for a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. It takes place 20 - 40 days after your case is filed, on a date set by the court.

You’ll sit down with the trustee that’s been assigned to your case to make sure your bankruptcy case is in order. The primary purpose of the meeting is to ensure you’re not hiding any assets on your bankruptcy forms. If this sounds scary, don’t worry. Your part will probably only last ten minutes.

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