The act or process of litigating; a suit at law; a judicial contest.
Conducting a case through the courts. Litigation is started by the Claimant against the Defendant. A 'writ' traditionally started litigation but this term and many other pieces of jargon were disposed of by the Civil Procedure Rules ('CPR'), which controls the conduct of cases in both the High Court and the County Court. ed-Arb A process whereby a mediation can become an arbitration if no settlement is reached in the course of the mediation. The 'threat' of an arbitration may encourage parties to reach their own settlement. Parties should consider carefully whether this option is suitable for them, and in particular query the extent to which they may be prepared to share confidences which may subsequently prejudice their position before the same individual deciding the case. Consensus Mediation recommends that parties only consent to this process if the arbitrator is a different individual to the mediator - parties may prefer to try mediation first then reconsider their options if settlement is not reached. Distinguish the mediator who is appointed arbitrator AFTER the parties have reached agreement in order to make the settlement an enforceable arbitrator's award.
Any lawsuit or other resort to the courts to determine a legal question or matter.
Legal action or process taken for full or partial debt recovery.
A civil lawsuit; a judicial controversy. Back to the Top
A lawsuit; a legal action, including all proceedings therein.
The legal processes of a lawsuit.
The process of initiating or contesting a case of law. EU activities facilitate litigation throughout the Union through development of standards for legal aid, cooperation between national judiciary, exchange of judicial documents, and mutual recognition of decisions. . (See Judicial-civil: European judicial network)
Lawsuit or process of carrying through a lawsuit.
A legal proceeding occurring in a federal or state court of law to determine and enforce legal rights.
A case, or lawsuit. The people in a lawsuit cannot agree, so they present evidence and let the court decide.
A proceeding in a court of law to enforce a right. Same as a lawsuit.
The process that resolves lawsuits within court.
A method of resolving legal disputes by the master or judge making the decisions.
a judicial contest aiming to determine and enforce legal rights.
The process of resolving a dispute in court.
process of engaging in legal proceedings.
civil court action to determine legal rights and to enforce those rights Patients were asked to sign a form acknowledging the risks of the treatment to avoid future litigation. litigate (v)
a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights
a complex area of law
a contest in which each contending party fully and fairly lays before the court the facts in issue and then, brushing aside as wholly trivial and indecisive all imperfections of form and technicalities, asks that justice be done on the merits
a good idea, that body must next inquire whether the new court may be established by simple legislation or whether a constitutional amendment is required
a matter of trial court discretion
The act of carrying on a legal contest through a judicial process.
A process to determine a dispute through the law courts that results in a binding decision by a judge imposed on all parties.
a word which means a lawsuit of any kind, but usually used to imply a court fight.
The process of trying a dispute in court.
The process of bringing and conducting a case before a court.
Legal dispute whose outcome is determined by a court of law. Million
The reference to the courts to resolve disputes that cannot be resolved otherwise. Close
a controversy in a court.
Civil prosecution as opposed to criminal proceedings.
Resolving a dispute by going to court.
The process of carrying on a lawsuit.
The process of filing a lawsuit and then prosecuting it or defending against it. Discovery will begin after a lawsuit is filed.
Disputes contested in courts of law. A litigant is one who is actively involved in a lawsuit either as a defendant or plaintiff. A litigious client is one who indicates a predisposition to initiate lawsuits.
The process of bringing a law suit to court.
A case, controversy, or lawsuit.
A dispute that results in formal Court action or a law suit.
(1) to engage in legal proceedings, (2) legal proceedings in a court.
A lawsuit or the process by which one is carried out.
Civil action by one party against another.
Litigation occurs when one or more parties decide to pursue a lawsuit in court as the preferred method of conflict resolution. A litigant is a party involved in a lawsuit.
Contest in court; a law suit.
The act of contesting the law.
The process of bringing a lawsuit against someone
The process of instigating and resolving a lawsuit.
To contest in a legal proceeding; a case is tried in court.
the process of bringing and pursuing a law suit
Legal action in pursuit or furtherance of a claim.
The process of fighting a legal dispute in the court system.
A legal action taken to support one's rights.
Legal proceedings, a lawsuit in which a dispute is submitted to a court for determination.
The process or act of resolving a dispute by means of a lawsuit.
A lawsuit or legal action.
Resolving disputes through the courts. Back
litigation is the process in which a person or company becomes involved when they go to court.
The practice of taking legal action through the judicial process.
The process of settling a dispute through the court system.
Any time a case has been referred to a Solicitor or prosecuting attorney for consideration, it is said to be in litigation until conclusion of the case.
Legal proceedings; lawsuits.
Litigation is a process which usually results in a judge deciding the resolution of the dispute based on the facts and the law.
Legal action in which each spouse's lawyer argues their client's case before a judge when the couple cannot resolve the issues amicably.
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Process of taking a dispute through judicial proceedings in order to gain or enforce a right.
A dispute is in "litigation" ( or being "litigated") when it has become the subject of a formal court action or law suit.
A law suit; the act of carrying on a legal contest by the judicial process.
a judicial process where parties engage in a lawsuit to resolve their dispute
A law suit. Legal action, including all proceedings therein. Contest in a Court of law for the purpose of enforcing a right or seeking a remedy.
The act or ongoing process of a lawsuit between one or multiple parties.
A dispute before the courts.
The act of carrying on a lawsuit.
Refers generically to legal proceedings including the administrative process.
The act or process of bringing about or contesting a lawsuit.
To sue or defend proceedings at law.
To engage in legal proceedings. This encompasses the entire process of a divorce.
A court claim, lawsuit or legal proceeding in a court of law.
The process of carrying out a lawsuit, or the lawsuit itself.
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.
A judicial contest that seeks a decision from the court.
The process of a person or a company taking legal action against another person or company.
a suit at law; a judicial contest; hence, any controversy that must be decided upon evidence.
The process of bringing and pursuing (litigating) a lawsuit.
The process through which a case is tried and resolved in a court of law, an administrative agency, or another decision making tribunal.
A civil action in which a controversy is brought before the court.