ancillary proceeding

A proceeding which is ancillary to an action in another jurisdiction. See ancillary jurisdiction; ancillary proceeding in bankruptcy.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • ancillary proceeding in bankruptcy — A proceeding in a court of bankruptcy entertained in the exercise of the ancillary jurisdiction of such court. 9 Am J2d Bankr §77. See ancillary jurisdiction …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ancillary — an·cil·lary / an sə ˌler ē, an si lə rē/ adj 1: having a subordinate, subsidiary, or secondary nature ancillary functions an ancillary agreement 2: serving as a supplement or addition ancillary documents 3: directly related …   Law dictionary

  • ancillary — /aensaleriy/ Aiding; attendant upon; describing a proceeding attendant upon or which aids another proceeding considered as principal. Auxiliary or subordinate @ ancillary administration Administration of estate in state where decedent has… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ancillary action — A suit maintainable in a court of equity on the ground that it is ancillary to an action in another court and in aid of the enforcement of rights involved in such action. The remedies of injunction, receivership, discovery, and perpetuation of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • proceeding — In ordinary usage, including all methods of invoking the action of courts and applicable generally to any step taken by a suitor to obtain the interposition or action of a court. 1 Am J2d Actions § 3. An action. More particularly, any application …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ancillary administration — A probate court proceeding conducted in a different state from the one the deceased person resided in at the time of death. Usually, ancillary probate is necessary if the deceased person owned real estate in another state. For example, if Tatiana …   Law dictionary

  • Ancillary administration — is the administration of a decedent s estate in a state other than the one in which she lived, for the purpose of disposing of property she owned there. [Ballentine s Law Dictionary, p. 26.] Another definition is the administration of an estate s …   Wikipedia

  • ancillary jurisdiction — The power of a court to hear, adjudicate and determine matters incidental to the exercise of its primary jurisdiction in an action. 20 Am J2d Cts § 100. A distinct department of equity jurisdiction which arose at an early day from the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ancillary attachment — The ordinary remedy by attachment invoked in aid of the collection of plaintiff s demand in an action. In some jurisdictions the execution of a writ of attachment is in effect the commencement of an action, in which case, of course, the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • dependent proceeding — An action or proceeding in which the court exercises dependent or ancillary jurisdiction. See ancillary jurisdiction; ancillary proceeding …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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