Chapter 7 Trustee Elections… A Bankruptcy Tool for Greater Creditor Accountability

Making the Chapter 7 trustee accountable to unsecured creditors will instill more confidence in the post-bankruptcy process where unsecured creditors are often left with the perception that bankruptcy courts operate solely for the benefit of professionals. Jeffrey Wurst and Michael Amato, both of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, say that by making the trustee more accountable, the process will also move at a quicker pace.