Subsequent Creditor Law and Legal Definition

Subsequent creditor refers to a creditor whose claim comes into existence after a given fact or transaction, such as the recording of a deed or the execution of a voluntary conveyance. Subsequent creditor is entitled to relief as against a gratuitous grantee. In CHURCHILL v. WELLS, 47 Tenn. 364 (Tenn. 1870), it was held that a voluntary conveyance made with the actual intent to defraud either existing or subsequent creditors, is void as to the creditors to whom the fraudulent intent extends.