a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights
The conduct of a lawsuit
Refers generically to legal proceedings including the administrative process.
A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
A court action and the use of the court system to determine the outcome of contested issues.
The process by which parties oppose one another in a legal dispute heard by a court.
The process of filing a lawsuit and then prosecuting it or defending against it. Discovery will begin after a lawsuit is filed.
Legal action in pursuit or furtherance of a claim.
Legal proceedings, a lawsuit in which a dispute is submitted to a court for determination.
The process of resolving a dispute in court.
A civil action in which a controversy is brought before the court.
Litigation is the use or threat of court proceedings.
A method of dispute settlement involving an impartial third party hearing arguments on both sides and issuing a judgment. Litigation is an adversarial and usually public process that tends to create a winner and loser.
We attach at Appendix 1 a summary of the Civil Procedure Rules which apply to all Court proceedings brought by or against a party in England & Wales. This document is only a summary and the Civil Procedure Rules are subject to frequent amendment.
The act of carrying on a lawsuit.
A formalised legal process to resolve a dispute through legal action in the form of a lawsuit. It often entails a contractual issue. It is the act of either bringing or challenging a lawsuit. (Litigation)
Trial of a dispute in a court of law or other legal forum to determine factual and legal issues, rights, and duties between the parties.
if negotiations have broken down, the two sides may go to court to sort out their legal problems. This is called going to litigation.
The formal filing of a petition with a court that has jurisdiction over the dispute and the parties. The petition requires a timely answer from the party against whom the suit is filed. All activities in the suit must follow the Rules of Civil Procedures and Rules of Evidence. ...
the standard method of divorce, involves two opposing attorneys and a judge. It is your lawyer s duty to try to "win" for you. But is divorce a matter of win/lose? Or is it a matter of determining what is best for each of you?
A proceeding that involves adjudication of a legal controversy utilizing the court system. Commonly known as a lawsuit.
All legal proceedings arising out of or in connection with this Contract shall be brought solely in the province of Quebec, and Buyer expressly submits to the jurisdiction of said courts and Buyer consents to extra-territorial service of process. ...
Builds upon knowledge of civil actions acquired in the first semester, emphasizing issues and problems commonly met in a business environment, including documentation, evidence, drafting pleadings, trials, and appeals.
A machine you go into as a pig and come out as a sausage. Ambrose Bierce, The Cynic's Word Book(1906), subsequently titled The Devil's Dictionary