Adversary Filing Requirements
Last Updated: March 24, 2015

An Adversary is a lawsuit arising in or related to a bankruptcy case. It is commenced by filing a complaint with the court.

The Summons and Preliminary Pretrial order will be issued by the bankruptcy court.  As an electronic filer, you will receive a confirmation  e-mail.  You must then serve the Complaint, Summons and Preliminary Pretrial Order on the defendants  and other parties-in-interest within 7 days of the date the Summons was issued.  After service you must electronically file the proof of service.

Filing Requirements:

  1. Complaint

  2. $350.00 filing fee

    Note: Refer to Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule
    for exceptions to filing fee. 28 U.S.C. ยง 1930






11 U.S.C.:
FRBP: 7001-7087

28 U.S.C.: 1930(6)