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What is a "Claim"?
§ 1(3) “Claim”, except as used in “claim for relief”, means a right to payment, whether or not the right is reduced to judgment, liquidated, unliquidated, fixed, contingent, matured, unmatured, disputed, undisputed, legal, equitable, secured, or unsecured.
Reporter's Comment: 3. The definition of “claim” is derived from Bankruptcy Code § 101(4) (1984). Because the purpose of this Act is primarily to protect unsecured creditors against transfers and obligations injurious to their rights, the words “claim” and “debt” as used in the Act generally have reference to an unsecured claim and debt. As the context may indicate, however, usage of the terms is not so restricted. See, e.g., §§ 1(1)(i)(B) and 1(9).
JayNote: A "claim" occurs when the car crash occurs, not when something later happens, i.e., demand letter, filing of complaint, judgment, etc. Folks mess up this issue all the time.
JayNote: A personal guarantee relates back to the date of the guarantee, not when it is finally called.
What is a "Debt"
§ 1(5) “Debt” means liability on a claim.
Reporter's Comment: 5. The definition of “debt” is derived from Bankruptcy Code § 101(11) (1984).
JayNote: The term "claim" in § 1(5) is of course defined in § 1(3), above.
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1 - Definitions
(1) Affiliate -- (2) Asset -- (3) Claim -- (4) Creditor -- (5) Debt -- (6) Debtor -- (7) Electronic -- (8) Insider -- (9) Lien -- (10) Organization -- (11) Person -- (12) Property -- (13) Record -- (14) Relative -- (15) Sign -- (16) Transfer -- (17) Valid Lien
2 - Insolvency
3 - Value
4 - Transfer Or Obligation Voidable As To Present Or Future Creditor
5 - Transfer or Obligation Voidable As To Present Creditor
8 - Defenses, Liability, And Protection Of Transferee Or Obligee
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