§ 151 Definition
§ 152 Concealment of assets; false oaths and claims; bribery
§ 153 Embezzlement against estate
§ 154 Adverse interest and conduct of officers
§ 155 Fee agreements in cases under title 11 and receiverships
§ 156 Knowing disregard of bankruptcy law or rule
§ 157 Bankruptcy fraud
§ 158 Designation of United States attorneys and agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to address abusive reaffirmations of debt and materially fraudulent statements in bankruptcy schedules

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 18 > Part I > Chapter 9

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • debtor: means a debtor concerning whom a petition has been filed under title 11. See
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • oath: includes affirmation, and "sworn" includes affirmed. See
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: as used in this title in a territorial sense, includes all places and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, except the Canal Zone. See