Adversary Proceeding Filing Requirements

An adversary proceeding is a lawsuit arising in or related to a bankruptcy case. It is commenced by filing a complaint with the court. These lawsuits usually focus around alleged improper act on the debtor's part, including fraud, misrepresentation, or failure to abide by the Bankruptcy Code and accompanying Rules.


Copy Requirement: Original plus two (2) copies
The copy requirement numbers above include the copy to be returned to the filing party. See Local Rules 1002 (a) (1) and 7010 (c) (1)
The IRS has access to documents through the internet, so a copy is not required to be forwarded.