When a debtor files for bankruptcy, they are seeking to discharge debt and/or establish a plan that will hold off creditors as they seek financial stability. However, bankruptcy is not a unilateral process. The creditors have a say in the matter, and sometimes they object to the terms sought by the filing party. There might be an opportunity to negotiate a resolution, but when this process fails, the creditor can initiate an adversary proceeding. At Gates Law Group, A Professional Corporation in Fresno, Attorney Glen Gates has extensive experience representing debtors and creditors in Bankruptcy Court adversary proceedings. Drawing on that deep knowledge of bankruptcy procedure and substantive law, our firm finds creative, effective ways to support our clients’ positions. No matter how complex or contested the situation is, we prepare meticulously at every phase of the process and advocate vigorously for your rights under the law.
Certain bankruptcy issues, referred to as contested matters, do not require extensive discovery or litigation before the judge makes their decision. However, there are disputed issues of such import that parties are willing to commit resources to litigation. In such a case, the aggrieved party files a lawsuit, which is called an adversary proceeding.
Issues that are the frequently the subject of adversary proceedings include:
Whatever your issues, you want your bankruptcy lawyer to be up to the task of representing your interests and upholding your rights. Attorney Glen Gates has the knowledge, experience and skill to develop a strong case on your behalf.
Gates Law Group, A Professional Corporation represents bankruptcy clients in adversary proceedings. Please call 559-432-9944 or contact us online to schedule a consultation. We serve clients at our main office in Fresno as well as locations in Paso Robles and Visalia.