Adversary proceeding

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Adversary Proceeding

Meaning of Adversary Proceeding

A proceeding having opposing parties . Most legal proceedings in common law jurisdictions are adversary in nature, subject to such exceptions as adoption applications.

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Adversary Proceeding in Historical Law

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What does Adversary proceeding mean in American Law?

The definition of Adversary proceeding in the law of the United States, as defined by the lexicographer Arthur Leff in his legal dictionary is:

A legal proceeding at which an adversary appears, as contrasted to an ex parte proceeding.

Meaning of Adversary Proceeding

In this law dictionary, the legal term adversary proceeding is a kind of the Bankruptcy class.


See Also

  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy

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