Definitions for "Proof Of Claim"
(1) A claim form required to be filed with the court in the estate of a bankrupt (or similar proceedings), if a creditor is to receive payment (or its pro-rata share) of a debt owed. (2) A sworn statement made by an insurance claimant.
Document a creditor files indicating the full amount of the debt they are owed through the date of the filing of the bankruptcy petition which will include any supporting documentation of liens held on collateral.
An official signed statement filed in bankruptcy court by a creditor which sets forth the amount the debtor owed the creditor as of the date the bankruptcy was filed.