Rule 7017. Parties Plaintiff and Defendant; Capacity

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Rule 17 F.R.Civ.P. applies in adversary proceedings, except as provided in Rule 2010(b).


(As amended Apr. 30, 1991, eff. Aug. 1, 1991.)

Notes of Advisory Committee on Rules—1983

Rules 2010(d) and 5008(d), which implement §§322 and 345 of the Code, authorize a party in interest to prosecute a claim on the bond of a trustee or depository in the name of the United States.

Notes of Advisory Committee on Rules—1991 Amendment

Reference to Rule 5008(d) is deleted because of the abrogation of Rule 5008.

References in Text

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, referred to in text, are set out in the Appendix to Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.