Understanding & Serving a Contested Matter

What is a Contested Matter? What constitutes a “contested matter” is not always clear, and the text of the rule provides little guidance. Other bankruptcy rules, however, specify what is a contested matter by referencing Rule 9014 in their text.             Contested Matters include: a) Proceeding to dismiss, convert or suspend a case. Fed. R.Bankr. P. 1017(f)(1). b) Motion to review appointment of Creditors’ Committee. Rule 2007.1(a) c) Review of any act or failure to act by the United States Trustee. Rule 2020. d) Objection to confirmation of a plan. Rule 3015(f). e) Request to 

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