§ 681.1 Must be without preferences
§ 681.2 How made
§ 681.3 Execution — record and index.
§ 681.4 Inventory — list of creditors.
§ 681.5 Effect of assignment
§ 681.6 Filing with clerk
§ 681.7 Inventory and appraisement — bond.
§ 681.8 Notice of assignment — notice to creditors.
§ 681.9 Claims filed
§ 681.10 Report required
§ 681.11 Claims contested
§ 681.12 Priority of taxes — nonnecessity to file claim.
§ 681.13 Labor claims preferred
§ 681.14 Dividends — compensation.
§ 681.15 Absent creditor
§ 681.16 Power of court
§ 681.17 Disposal of property — time limit.
§ 681.18 Neglect to file inventory or list
§ 681.19 Examination of debtor
§ 681.20 Additional inventory and security
§ 681.21 Claims not due
§ 681.22 Claims filed after three months
§ 681.23 Sale of property generally
§ 681.24 Sale of real estate
§ 681.25 Approval of sales
§ 681.26 Mandatory removal of assignee
§ 681.27 Permissive removal of assignee
§ 681.28 Accounting and delivery
§ 681.29 Death of assignee — failure to act.
§ 681.30 Additional security — misconduct.

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 681 - Assignment for Benefit of Creditors

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • oath: includes affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in like cases the word "swear" includes "affirm". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • week: means seven consecutive days. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1