I. IN GENERAL

A. Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9017 provides that the Federal Rules of Evidence apply in bankruptcy cases.

II. EXPERT WITNESSES

A. Expert Witnesses Generally

1. Expert Testimony is governed by Federal Rule of Evidence ("FRE") 702. Rule 702 states: If scientific, technical or other specialized knowledge will assist the trier of fact to understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue, a witness qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education, may testify thereto in the form of an opinion or otherwise.