Definitions for "Bankruptcy Petition"
a lengthy document that contains a listing of all of the debts and assets of the individuals filing the petition (husband and wife may file a single combined petition) and also containing a list of the items or moneys claimed exempt by the petitioners
a snapshot of that moment in time immediately preceding the filing of the petition
a written request, two pages long, asking the bankruptcy court for relief from creditors
Keywords:  significant, document
a significant document