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Core proceedings

Core proceedings according to 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2)(A)-(O) include:

  • matters concerning the administration of the estate
  • allowance or disallowance of claims against the estate or exemptions from Property of The Estate, and estimation of claims or interests for the purposes of confirming a plan under chapter 11, 12, or 13 of title 11 but not the Liquidation or estimation of contingent or unliquidated personal injury tort or wrongful death claims against the estate for purposes of distribution in a case under title 11
  • counterclaims by the estate against persons filing claims against the estate
  • orders in respect to obtaining credit
  • orders to turn over property of the estate
  • proceedings to determine, avoid, or recover preferences
  • motions to terminate, annul, or modify the automatic stay
  • proceedings to determine, avoid, or recover Fraudulent Conveyances
  • determinations as to the dischargeability of particular debts
  • objections to discharges
  • determinations of the validity, extent, or priority of liens
  • confirmations of plans
  • orders approving the use or lease of property, including the use of cash collateral
  • orders approving the sale of property other than property resulting from claims brought by the estate against persons who have not filed claims against the estate
  • other proceedings affecting the liquidation of the assets of the estate or the adjustment of the debtor-creditor or the equity security holder relationship, except personal injury tort or wrongful death claims
  • recognition of foreign proceedings and other matters under chapter 15 of title 11.

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