What are adversary proceedings?
What situations call for adversary proceedings? According to FRBP 7001, the following circumstances could necessitate adversary proceedings:
Recovering money or property
Determining the priority, extent or validity of liens or interest
Seeking sale approval for the interest or co-ownership of a property or estate
Determining if a specific debt is dischargeable
Gaining injunctions or other forms of equitable relief
Subordinating allowable claims and interests
Acquiring declaratory judgments
Defining removal of a claim or cause of action Still, other factors could be in play based on the case details. Typically, legal counsel could help determine if a case requires adversary proceedings.