Adverse Interest Law and Legal Definition

An adverse interest is defined as "any economic interest that would tend to lessen the value of the bankruptcy estate or that would create either an actual or potential dispute in which the estate is a rival claimant." In re Nathan & Miriam Barnert Mem. Hosp. Ass'n, 2009 Bankr. LEXIS 3017 (Bankr. D.N.J. Sept. 21, 2009)