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For Attorneys—Understanding Litigation in Bankruptcy Court: Adversary Proceedings

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An adversary proceeding is the bankruptcy court’s version of a civil complaint. It is governed by Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure (FRBP) Rule 7001. It is essentially a separate lawsuit filed within the bankruptcy case. Like most lawsuits, it starts when someone (the creditor, the bankruptcy trustee, or you) files a complaint. A creditor or the bankruptcy trustee might bring an adversary proceeding to challenge…

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