non-core proceeding

Definition of "non-core proceeding"
  1. A type of proceeding connected to a bankruptcy case but not directly resulting from bankruptcy laws. It's a case that could be decided in a state court, and the bankruptcy court only has restricted power over it
How to use "non-core proceeding" in a sentence
  1. The court determined that the landlord-tenant dispute was a non-core proceeding in the context of the bankruptcy case.
  2. The fraud allegations were treated as a non-core proceeding and were therefore transferred to a state court.
  3. The bankruptcy judge decided to refer the non-core proceeding to a district court due to the limited jurisdiction of bankruptcy courts on such matters.

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