- 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
- The court determined that the landlord-tenant dispute was a non-core proceeding in the context of the bankruptcy case.
- The fraud allegations were treated as a non-core proceeding and were therefore transferred to a state court.
- 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.