- bankruptcy petition preparer
A nonlawyer who helps debtors complete their bankruptcy paperwork for a fee. Bankruptcy petition preparers may not give legal advice or represent people in court; instead, they act as a typing service, completing the required bankruptcy forms as directed by the debtor who hires them.Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt → Bankruptcy
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.