secured creditor


secured creditor
secured creditor see creditor

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

secured creditor
A creditor may obtain priority to particular assets of a debtor if it defaults in which case he is said to be "secured". The unsecured creditor only has a prospect of being paid so far as there are surplus assets available to pay him after secured and preferential creditors.

Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.


secured creditor
USA
A creditor holding a secured claim, or a perfected lien, on a debtor's property. In bankruptcy, a secured creditor has the right to be paid before any other creditors out of the proceeds of its collateral.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


secured creditor
One who holds some special monetary assurance of payment of a debt owed to him or her, such as a mortgage, collateral, or lien.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


secured creditor
One who holds some special monetary assurance of payment of a debt owed to him or her, such as a mortgage, collateral, or lien.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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