adversary procedure

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • Adversary proceeding in bankruptcy (USA) — An Adversary proceeding in bankruptcy, is a lawsuit in the American legal system filed by a party called a plaintiff against a party called a defendant . ProcedureAdversary proceedings are governed by certain court rules found in Part VII of the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure — The Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (abbreviated Fed. R. Bankr. P. or FRBP) are a set of rules promulgated by the Supreme Court of the United States under the Rules Enabling Act, directing procedures in the United States bankruptcy courts.… …   Wikipedia

  • Rules of Civil Procedure — Federal Rules of Civil Procedure govern procedure in the U.S. district courts in all suits of a civil nature whether cognizable as cases at law or in equity or in admiralty with some exceptions. Fed.R.Civil P. 1. Such Rules also govern adversary… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Federal Rules of Civil Procedure — Body of procedural rules which govern all civil actions in U.S. District Courts and after which most states have modeled their own rules of civil procedure. These rules were promulgated by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1938 under power granted by… …   Black's law dictionary

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