judicial proceeding

Definitions of judicial proceeding
1

n a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights

Synonyms:
litigation
Types:
custody battle
litigation to settle custody of the children of a divorced couple
vexatious litigation
litigation shown to have been instituted maliciously and without probable cause
Type of:
legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings
(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

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