presumed abuse

Definition of "presumed abuse"
  1. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, when a debtor's income surpasses their state's median family income and fails to pass the means test, indicating they could potentially support a Chapter 13 plan
How to use "presumed abuse" in a sentence
  1. Despite their heavy debts, their income led to a case of presumed abuse which halted their Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
  2. The court decided there was presumed abuse in their bankruptcy filing due to their high income.
  3. Failing the means test resulted in presumed abuse, leading them to reconsider their bankruptcy plan.

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