Opposition and appeal in bankruptcy2021-12-17T16:02:00+00:00

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Opposition and appeal in bankruptcy

When a bankruptcy is declared by the court, the bankrupt has the possibility to challenge that decision. If the bankrupt did not appear in the proceedings before the court he has the option to file an opposition with the same court. The court will then hear the case again. The time limit for lodging an objection is 14 days from the date of the judgment.

If the bankrupt has appeared in court and the bankruptcy is pronounced despite his defense, the bankrupt has the possibility to appeal to the Court of Appeal. The term for filing an appeal is 8 days, counting from the day of the judgment. Even if the bankruptcy is declared after filing an objection, the debtor can file an appeal within 8 days.

It is mandatory to hire a lawyer for both the opposition and the appeal against the bankruptcy judgment.

Of course, if a creditor has filed for bankruptcy, the creditor may also file an appeal if the debtor’s bankruptcy petition has been rejected.

Opposition and appealing a bankruptcy judgment

There are several ways to succeed in the opposition or appeal against a judgment of bankruptcy. It may be argued that the bankruptcy petitioner has no claim with which to file for bankruptcy. It may also be argued that the state of having ceased to pay required for a declaration of bankruptcy does not exist or no longer exists. In this context, it may be necessary to reach an arrangement with creditors. Resisting a bankruptcy order is a good way to still satisfy the claims.

Lawyer after bankruptcy declaration and bankruptcy trustee

The lawyers at our Rotterdam office have extensive experience in filing for bankruptcy and defending against bankruptcy petitions. In addition, they themselves have experience as bankruptcy trustees.

The time limits for filing an appeal and opposition are very short. So consult a lawyer as soon as possible if you want to oppose a bankruptcy declaration.

We will be happy to help you if you want to file for bankruptcy, defend against a bankruptcy petition or file an appeal or opposition.

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Peter de Graaf

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We hebben al enkele jaren zeer goede ervaringen met LVH advocaten. Het kantoor kenmerkt zich door een gedegen Rotterdamse down-to-earth werkmentaliteit met daarbij een uitstekende kennis van zaken. Bij onze laatste samenwerking heeft Mr. R.C. Steenhoek ons als adviseur bijgestaan tijdens de afwikkeling van een faillissement. Door zijn ruime ervaring als curator is mr. Steenhoek zeer deskundig in deze trajecten. Hij is zeer toegankelijk, weet de belangrijke details te benoemen, denkt vele stappen vooruit  en komt met een duidelijk plan van aanpak. Tijdens de afwikkeling van het faillissement met de curator heeft mr. Steenhoek ons voortreffelijk vertegenwoordigt. We zijn zeer tevreden over het behaalde resultaat en we zijn ervan overtuigd dat zonder zijn expertise we dit niet op deze wijze hadden kunnen afhandelen.

P.E. van Erk

In 2019 en 2020 hebben wij LVH Advocaten benaderd voor een advies om de zaak op een zorgvuldige en deskundige wijze te beëindigen. Dit is volledig op een praktische en binnen een zeer korte periode opgelost. Hij had altijd zijn volledige aandacht voor mijn verhaal. Het is op een zeer nette manier afgehandeld. De samenwerking was perfect!

Met alle dank aan de heer Steenhoek.

Ton Hameeteman

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