after-acquired property
n.
(1) Property a debtor acquires after concluding an agreement putting up other property as security for a loan.
(2) Property acquired by a bankrupt after filing for bankruptcy.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


after-acquired property
1) Property that a person acquires after taking on a debt, which becomes additional collateral for the debt. Typically, this occurs when the debtor has signed an agreement pledging all property as security for the debt.
2) Property acquired by a debtor after filing for bankruptcy.
3) Property someone acquires after making a will.
Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt → Bankruptcy
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


after-acquired property
n.
1 In commercial law, property acquired by a debtor after the execution of a security agreement wherein property acquired by the debtor before the execution of the agreement has been pledged as collateral for a loan.
2 In bankruptcy law, property acquired by a bankrupt after a petition for bankruptcy is filed.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

after-acquired property
n.
   1) personal or real property acquired by a debtor after he/she has agreed that all his/her property secures a debt. Thus, the new property also becomes security for the debt. This includes improvements to real property which is security on a deed of trust or mortgage and personal property pledged in a security agreement (UCC-1).
   2) in bankruptcy, property acquired by the bankrupt person after he/she has filed papers to be declared bankrupt. This after-acquired property is not included in the assets which may be used to pay any debts which existed at the time of bankruptcy filing.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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