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What are adversary proceedings?

What situations call for adversary proceedings? According to FRBP 7001, the following circumstances could necessitate adversary proceedings:

  1. Recovering money or property

  2. Determining the priority, extent or validity of liens or interest

  3. Seeking sale approval for the interest or co-ownership of a property or estate

  4. Objecting to a discharge

  5. Revoking orders of confirmation

  6. Determining if a specific debt is dischargeable

  7. Gaining injunctions or other forms of equitable relief

  8. Subordinating allowable claims and interests

  9. Acquiring declaratory judgments

  10. 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.

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