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Chapter 23: Debtor and Creditor.

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Article 1 - Assignments for Benefit of Creditors. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-1 23-1. Debts mature on execution of assignment; no preferences.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-2 23-2. Trustee to file schedule of property.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-3 23-3. Trustee to recover property conveyed fraudulently or in preference.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-4 23-4. Substitute for incompetent trustee appointed in special proceeding.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-5 23-5. Insolvent trustee removed unless bond given; substitute appointed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-6 23-6. Trustee removed on petition of creditors; substitute appointed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-7 23-7. Substituted trustee to give bond.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-8 23-8. Only perishable property sold within ten days of registration.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-9 23-9. Creditors to file verified claims with clerk; false swearing misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-10 23-10. Priority of payments by trustee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-11 23-11. Trustee to account quarterly; final account in twelve months.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-12 23-12. Trustee violating duties guilty of misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Petition of Insolvent for Assignment for Creditors. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-13 23-13. Petition; schedule; inventory; affidavit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-14 23-14. Clerk to give notice of petition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-15 23-15. Order of discharge and appointment of trustee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-16 23-16. Terms and effect of order of discharge.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-17 23-17. Suggestion of fraud by opposing creditor.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Trustee for Estate of Debtor Imprisoned for Crime. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-18 23-18. Persons who may apply for trustee for imprisoned debtor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-19 23-19. Superior court appoints; copy of sentence to be produced.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-20 23-20. Duties of trustee; accounting; oath.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-21 23-21. Court may appoint several trustees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-22 23-22. Court may remove trustee and appoint successor.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Discharge of Insolvent Debtors. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-23 23-23. Insolvent debtor's oath.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-24 23-24. Persons imprisoned for nonpayment of costs in criminal cases.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-25 23-25. Petition; before whom; notice; service.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-26 23-26. Warrant issued for prisoner.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-27 23-27. Proceeding on application.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-28 23-28. Suggestion of fraud.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-29 23-29. Persons taken in arrest and bail proceedings, or in execution.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-30 23-30. When petition may be filed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-30.1 23-30.1. Provisional release.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-31 23-31. Petition; contents; verification.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-32 23-32. Notice; length of notice and to whom given.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-33 23-33. Who may suggest fraud.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-34 23-34. Where no suggestion of fraud, discharge granted.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-35 23-35. Continuance granted for cause.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-36 23-36. Where fraud in issue, discharge only after trial.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-37 23-37. If fraud found, debtor imprisoned.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-38 23-38. Effect of order of discharge.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - General Provisions under Articles 2, 3, and 4. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-39 23-39. Superior or district court tries issue of fraud.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-40 23-40. Insolvent released on giving bond.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-41 23-41. Surety in bond may surrender principal.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-42 23-42. Creditor liable for jail fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-43 23-43. False swearing; penalty.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-44 23-44. Powers of trustees hereunder.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-45 23-45. Jail bounds.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Practice in Insolvency and Certain Other Proceedings. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-46 23-46. Unlawful to solicit claims of creditors in proceedings.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-47 23-47. Violation of preceding section a misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Bankruptcy of Taxing, etc., Districts, Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 23-48 23-48. Local units authorized to avail themselves of provisions of bankruptcy law.[HTML] [RTF]