Claims Register [Bankruptcy] Law & Legal Definition


A claims register refers to a register maintained by a bankruptcy court clerk that contains a list of all of the proofs of claim that have been filed with the bankruptcy court. It will not include claims listed by the debtor on its schedules clerk. A bankruptcy court takes judicial notice of the claims register.

The following is an example of a case law on claims register;

A review of the claims register confirms the correctness of the initial amount disclosed on the statistical summary. [In re Martinez, 2008 Bankr. LEXIS 2283, 8-9 (Bankr. D. Nev. 2008)].